Shugo Tokumaru “The Mop”
An arrangement for Vietnamese guitar, erhu and lap steel guitar of a song from Shugo Tokumaru’s debut album “Night Piece”.
The guitar is set to regular tuning, varying from the traditional way of tuning the Vietnamese guitar.
The picking technique combines ring and middle finger-picking and the use of a pick.
Shugo Tokumaru (Vietnamese Guitar)
Hideya Kiyooka（Lap Steel Guitar）
Director: Nozomi Koyasu
Camera: Kenta Washizawa, Tetsutaro Hayashi, Kento Tsutsumi (ABANK, Inc.)
Audio Engineer: Taku Unami
English Translation: Taichi Minagawa, Jeffrey Fuccillo
Maruta Store, Towoga Gallery
Planning and Production:
Toshihiro Ohno (lõm Guitar)
“Another Guitar” is a video series featuring guitarists exploring new territory playing a lõm guitar.
Each guitarist offers a style of expression and method of playing that differs from original Vietnamese guitar.
The Vietnamese guitar serves as a new means of expression.
In this series these artists explore new possibilities of “Another Guitar”.