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Picture Gallery - #9





Jason Kao Hwang

Far East Side Band    
(NY/NJ)    

Meyer Auditorium,
Freer Gallery,
Smithsonian
Wash.,D.C.
January 99


Jason Kao Hwang
violinist and leader






drum set

This drum set
includes
(Middle Eastern?) frame drum, Japanese fan drums, and other percussion instruments

(Note that the instruments are all mounted at floor level. He sat on the floor to play them.)






percussion2

Satoshi Takeishi

That night was only his second performance with the group. They'd played the night before at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina






ajaeng

This ajaeng seems to be built for speed
(Check out the spoiler.)










ajaeng2


The instrument has 7 - 9 strings
and is bowed by a stick
that is probably rubbed with rosin.






Sang Won Park

Sang-Wong Park
kayagum, ajaeng, voice


(Not pictured is the fourth band member, Joe Daley (tuba, electronics))





Thanks to Wendy Lim for scanning help





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