B10 Live, North District, OCT-LOFT
Xu Fengxia – Guzheng , Sanxian, Vocal, Composition, Arrangement
Michael Kiedaisch – Percussion, String Drum
Li Tieqiao -Saxophone
Shangyin Trio was established by Chinese international instrumental music performer Xufengxia in May, 2012. The members of this band come from China, Germany and Modern International United Orchestra. The elements of their music include archaic music of Chinese Sony Dynasty, spoken parts of Chinese local opera, Lanhuahua folk music of Northwester China, long tune of Inner Mongolia, Khoomei and Indian Mantra. Echoing to the rhythm of Jazz and mixing up with different amazing instruments and vocal voice, all these elements form the unique playing style which was commented by German press as” the orientation and track of The new music, stereo equipment of Chinese Blues, international musicians full of passion and arouse the inner stimulation of people ”.
Xu Feng Xia
She was a famous young Chinese international instrumental music performer in the 80s; she played Sanxian, Chin and Cheng very well. She became a member of the International United Orchestra Global Village which is established by the founder of the free impromptu music Peter Kowald in 1995. And she had co-performed with some older generation of free jazz masters such as Baby Sommer Peter Brötzmann and Lucas Niggli. She started the Ensemble of Qian Xingzhe in Shanghai Conservatory of Music in 2008 and initiated the experimental music project between German classical strings and Chinese traditional orchestra. She won the Essen Jazzpott in Germany on 18th October 2009 and was the first ethnic Chinese pioneer jazz musician. Her Black Lotus which was made by her and Lucas Niggli in 2010 had won the Best Record of Germany.
Michael Kiedaisch is a famous Germany Jazz marimba performer and modern music composer of drama. He graduated from Stuttgart music institute in the 80s. He is now a professor of Stuttgart music institute. He founded the one-thousand —— people workshop with Michael Riessler，Mike Svoboda，Stefano Scodanibbio and Scott Roller in Germany.
Li Tieqiao is an independent musician and saxophonist. His performed styles include Rock, Jazz, Experimental electronic, and free improvisation. He was born in Hunan in 1973 and is now working and living in Beijing.
Besides performing live, Tieqiao is also actively nurturing China’s fledgling Avant-garde scene. In March 2007, he was the main curator behind, “Sally Can’t Dance”, a festival of experimental sounds held in Beijing. Moreover, as the initiator and organizer of the Beijing Free Improvisation Alliance he is a serious collaborator to the free improvisation scene in China. In addition to this he is actively cooperation with experimental dance groups in developing a new expression combining improvised music and dance. Lately his music has also been used in feature films. Furthermore, he is one of the founders of Sound of East: Sino-International Cultural Exchange Company.