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Lee Hee Moon LA Concert 'Hanguk Namja'
Friday, October 7, 2022 at 8pm
Are you Ready, LA?
Lee Hee Moon is coming to LA
Feel the Korean spirit!
Feel the Korean Rhythm!
Reserve your seat TODAY!
The Korean Cultural Center Los Angeles, KCCLA (Director Sangwon Jung), together with South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) and the Korean Foundation for International Cultural Exchange (KOFICE), will be hosting “Lee Hee-moon LA Concert ? Hanguk Namja” at UCLA’s Royce Hall on October 7th at 8:00PM as part of the commemorative events marking the 140th year anniversary of Korean-US diplomatic ties.
“Hanguk Namja”(‘Korean men’) is a performance project with Korean traditional vocalist Lee Hee-moon, the jazz band “Prelude” and background vocal duo "Nomnom". "Hanguk Namja" was formed in 2017 and received favorable reviews for presenting creative and high-quality music based on the new musical composition of Gyeonggi folk songs and jazz.
In this LA performance, various folk songs from Gyeongseodo area such as Nanbong-ga, Beteul-ga and Cheongchun-ga, which are representative songs of Hanguk Namja, and Gyeonggi jobga will be performed. It will be the perfect musical encounter of Korean folk songs, jazz, Eastern and Western music.
The Korean traditional vocalist Lee Hee-moon has been at the forefront of the new approach and popularization of Korean traditional music (Gugak) by collaborating with various music genres such as pop, jazz, and rock. In the United States, he was the first -ever Asian musician to appear on the NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert as a project group " Ssing Ssing" in 2017, and which has now reached 7.6 million views on YouTube.
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