Vong Pak’s Binari: Experimental World Music from Korea
Vong Pak’s Binari is an experimental world music influenced by Korean folk music, improvisation, avant-garde, jazz, as well as storytelling. The characteristic triple rhythmic groove, South and North Korean folk song hybrid together with trombone and drum set sound. Like the Korean Epic song, Pansori, they draw the story by music. The Vong Pak Ensemble is composed of Vong Pak (vocal and Korean percussions), Rick Parker (trombone), and Kevin Zubek (drum). This unique combination of Korean folk music mixed with western styles like jazz and funk will expand the listener’s ears, showcasing the Korean tradition to western audiences.
This event is part of Bayside Historical Society’s “Passport Concert Series: Bringing Cultures from Around the World to the Castle at Bayside.” Music is culture expressed through sound. Travel with us to faraway lands to experience the beauty and passion of the music that is our universal language.