Videography by Temujin Doran
Edward Ramirez – Cuatro Madness
Edward Ramirez has been enjoying great success playing cuatro with a number of projects in Venezuela and beyond, including being named 2015 Artist of the Year by the Pepsi Music Awards. Since OneBeat, Edward has released two solo albums, “Parroquia” and “Cuatro, Maraca y Buche” (which also features OneBeat 2013 alum and maraca player Manuel Rangel). Edward’s band, C4 Trio, has received two Latin Grammy nominations and a Latin Grammy win for sound engineering, and the group has just released a 10th year anniversary DVD with an impressive array of special guests. Last year, Edward and 2013 alum Manuel Rangel toured around Venezuela, performing at schools, bars, and venues in 20 different towns. Edward has recently started a new project of “joropo tuyero”, a traditional kind of joropo music from the middle region of Venezuela, with talented singer Rafael Pino and OneBeat honorable mention Orestes Gomez. Edward says, “I love […]
Modernizing Korean Pansori music
OneBeat 2012 Fellow Song-Hee Kwon has been working towards modernizing the traditional vocal form of Korean Pansori singing, creating original concert music that combines Pansori with diverse genres and electronics. She credits her OneBeat experience as encouraging her exploration of modern music and improvisation. She has also recently collaborated in an avant garde theater called Auri with 2012 fellow & gayageum player Kyungso Park and she has been performing with traditional Spanish instrumentalists as well. In May 2016, Song Hee will perform at an event celebrating Korea-France amnesty, showcasing her original modernized Pansori works.