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Shengxiang Band

Members of the Shengxiang Band are Lin Shengxiang on Yueqin (a four-stringed plucked instrument) and electric Yuegin; Ken Ohtake on guitar; Toru Hayakwa on electric bass; Wu Zhenjun on percussions; Noriaki Fukushima on drums; Huang Boyu on Suona; and poet Zhong Yongfeng. Yongfeng and Shengxiang’s collaboration on the lyric for the songwriting started with Jiaogong Band’s album “Let Me Sing a Mountain Folk Song” in 1998, they have released seven albums so far. Zhong Yongheng has won Best Lyricist of Golden Melody Awards twice, and Lin Shengxiang has won seven Golden Melody Awards and ten Golden Tune Awards. Their music stepped onto the international stage in 2001, touring dozens of countries in Europe, Asia and America. Japanese musicians Ken Ohtake and Toru Hayakwa joined the band in 2006 and 2009; Wu Zhenjun in 2011; and Noriaki Fukushima and Huang Boyu in 2014. All the musicians are well-versed in improvising in Jazz, surprising the audience every time they perform. Shengxiang Band focuses on agro-industrial labor workers and environmental issues. Their music, based on traditional Taiwanese elements and integrated with the contemporary western music, has formed a unique style of new Taiwanese folk songs.

Shengxiang Band

2018月光.海/八月份/演出團隊