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  • [Video] Summary of 2017 World Wood Day in USA

    World Wood Day is an annual event celebrates wood as a sustainable and eco friendly biomaterial. This video not only introduces all programs at this year’s World Wood Day event held in Long Beach, California, but also invitees’ views on the theme “Roots.”

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  • [Video] ROOTS UNITED - DHARA (UNITED STATES)

    Dhara is a world music fusion band based in Los Angeles. The multi-faceted group features Vineet Vyas (Canada), Rajib Karmakar (India), James Waterman (U.S.) and Amir Oosman (Pakistan). Each member has studied in the traditions of North/South Indian music, West African rhythms, Persian music, Latin percussion and more. Dhara seamlessly fuses these backgrounds and idioms with rock, jazz, and hip-hop to bring audiences a performance unlike any they have ever experienced.

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  • [Video] ROOTS UNITED - BRANDON SEABROOK (UNITED STATES)

    Described by Spin Magazine as “An apocalyptic, supersonic general of the banjo and guitar…” Brandon Seabrook has made a name for himself in the New York avant-garde music scene as an explosive guitar and banjo performer, relentlessly committed to immediacy and precision. Brandon is an accomplished solo artist, named Best Guitarist in New York City by the Village Voice 2012.

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  • [Video] ROOTS UNITED - JACOB ROSENZWEIG (UNITED STATES)

    Jacob Rosenzweig is a bassist/composer/improviser based in Los Angeles. He performs in numerous rock, jazz, folk, chamber, experimental, and improvised musical capacities. As a solo performer Jacob has developed a unique playing style and repertoire for upright bass, favoring the idiosyncratic and little known sounds of his instrument. Jacob majored in Jazz performance at the University of Utah, and continued his studies at the California Institute of the Arts. Since then he has become an active member of the Los Angeles music scene.

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