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Me, Myself and Eye: Kaoru Watanabe


Kaoru Watanabe is a Brooklyn based composer and musician, specializing in the Japanese taiko drum and shinobue flutes. He has spent decades artfully blending the sounds of Japanese instruments with those from around the world, collaborating with such artists as National Living Treasure Bando Tamasaburo, Jason Moran, So Percussion, Adam Rudolph, Kenny Endo, Stefon Harris, Kiyohiko Semba, Alicia Hall Moran, Tamango, calligrapher Kakinuma Koji, visual artist Simone Leigh, and director Martin Scorsese, and was a featured guest on Yo-Yo Ma's Grammy Award-winning album Sing Me Home.

Join us on the first Sunday of every month for Me, Myself, and Eye: 440 Gallery’s avant-garde music series curated by Michel Gentile.

Suggested donation $10

Earlier Event: March 23
Karen Gibbons: Opening Reception
Later Event: April 8
One Breath Rising: Ruben Gonzalez