WoodSongs 996: Michael Martin Murphey and Mihoko Goto

published 5 months ago by The Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour Vodcast

MICHAEL MARTIN MURPHEY is one of the most revered and accomplished singer songwriters of his generation. Considered as “America’s Cowboy” because of his work to preserve the music and lifestyle of the west, he is also a prolific artist. From his his songs WILDFIRE and GERONIMO’S CADILLAC, CAROLINIA IN THE PINES and more his music has crossed all boundries from pop to rock, bluegrass to folk and more. MIHOKO GOTO is one of the leading accordionists in Japan, whose unique sound and performing style is highly praised both at home and abroad. Mihoko started playing the piano at the age of five, and at age ten, she took up the accordion. She is an artist with inclination towards classical and east European and Roma music. At the same time, she adheres to and cherishes her own identity, which brings her affection and appreciation towards Japanese music. Audience will be intrigued by Mihoko’s presentation of accordion music – a new genre of collaboration of Japanese and European music on a traditional European instrument. WoodSongs Kids: Alexander and William Auer are accomplished violists from Lexington, Kentucky who are twin brothers.

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