World Ch. Schedule : KST
* Date : 2017-12-30
Black String is wowing the world with its original music that combines Korea's traditional music with jazz.
Geomungo player Heo Yoon-jeong, daegeum performer Lee Aram, electronic guitarist Oh Jung-su, and percussionsit Hwang Min-wang creates improvisational music that fascinates the world.
Black String became the first group in Asia to sign with major German record label ACTS and release its first album titled 'MASK DANCE'.
Going on 20 world tours a year has become nothing out of the ordinary, and the cheer the receive from their fans has become the driving force of their music.
We listen to their fantastic stories on stage and values they have as a crossover band.
Whether its in the waiting room or eating together, the four members are always happy when together.
The reason behind their fantastic improvisational performances is due to their perfect teamwork. So just how well do they get along?
Four individual lights came together to create a fire!
In Korea, each member is already recognized as the best in their respective fields.
With all four musicians having had over 20 years of experience, all of them make music which reflects their particular values and attitude towards life.
Now, their stories are being unfolded.
Episode 3: At the Forefront of Gugak, 'Black String' [The Art of Impromptu, Beyond the Boundary]
Episode 2: The Real Korean Man Lee Hee-moon [My Life, My Music]
Episode 1: When Gugak and Rock Collides [World Music Creators, Jambinai]