Okayan, a virtuoso fingerstyle guitarist from Ibaraki, Japan, has been playing guitar for 30 years. He plays over 100 shows a year at venues all over Japan and hosts a weekly radio show while working as a manager at his full time day job. His guitars of choice are beautiful Canadian made Northwoods, the BR80-OM and the ZIR80-OM. His latest album, Melody On The Wind is a mixture of original and classic songs that take you on a relaxing, nostalgic and playful journey through the seasons of Okayan’s Japan.
Awards and Contests
2004 – John Lennon Museum – Tribute Contest Gran Prix2005 – Moridaira Music – Fingerpicking Day 2005 – Original Arrangement Award
2006 – Moridaira Music – Fingerpicking Day 2006 – Original Arrangement Award
2006 – Yamaha Music Life 2006 – Judges Special Award
2006 & 20007 – Contestant at the Walnut Valley Festival International Fingerstyle Guitar Contest in Winfield, Kansas
This beautiful recording captures the pure essence of Crystal Bowl tones for deep meditation, relaxation and healing.
Yuko Noguchi has great success using the power of crystal bowls for healing and transformation in her healing practice in Ibaraki.. She is now ready to share these healing tones with the world. Yuko offers this recording to you….
“To the shining of your individual “Only One” Light
To the resounding sound of your “Only One” Life
Please try and feel it…♡
Living full of life
All is one
To the world of Oneness
With Love, Harmony and Gratitude”
You can listen to these tones as you meditate or just play them softly in the background as you go about your day.
Lyricist, vocalist and drummer/percussionist herman b crafted these songs based on feelings that the city inspires, conjures and represents. The music is a combination of spoken word, experimental sounds, electronic, ethnic and rock music as played by the Annubhava Orchestra. You can listen to all of track 4. Check out the awesome tabla!