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Fusion music

Fusion music that combines two or more styles. The main characteristics of fusion genres are variations in tempo, rhythm, dynamics, style and tempo. 'Fusion' used alone often refers to jazz fusion, especially with world music.

Fusion music as a genre has broadened the definitions of jazz, rock, and pop music.

Ji Eun Jung

Ji Eun Jung is a professional Kayagum, a Korean traditional string instrument, player holding BA and MA degrees in Korean Traditional Music. She is also a national initiator of the Important Intangible Cultural Assets of Korea, No.23 Jook Pa Kim Sanjo. She used to teach Kayagum at primary schools in Korea, and now is teaching at the Kingston Korean School in UK. She has been performing for various occasions at London City Hall, Oxford University, Korean Embassy, and many other cultural or charity events in UK. Her repertoire includes not only Korean traditional pieces but also various modern and Western pieces performed with other instruments.
 

Kayagum

Kayagum

The kayagum or gayageum is a traditional Korean zither-like string instrument, with twelve strings, although more recently variants have been constructed with 21 or other numbers of strings. It is probably the best known traditional Korean musical instrument and is related to other Asian instruments, including the Chinese guzheng, the Japanese koto, the Mongolian yatga, and the Vietnamese đàn tranh.

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