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Ear to Ear: Min Xiao-Fen

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Saturday, January 26, 2008

Since emigrating to the US in the early 90s, Chinese-born pipa player and vocalist Min Xiao-Fen has worked with contemporary artists ranging from Björk to John Zorn. Based out of Queens, NY, Min is also the founder of Blue Pipa, Inc., a non-profit organization that promotes experimental multi-cultural music, including jazz, film and theater works from around the world.

Blue Pipa

In addition to her educational outreach and lectures, Min Xiao-Fen performs with her unique pipa, guitar and double bass trio, Blue Pipa — an instrumental combination that crosses musical boundaries from traditional Chinese music to Jazz, Bluegrass and beyond. Ms. Min has also performed in operas by Philip Glass and ...

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