Wu Man

Wu Man is a Chinese pipa player and composer. Trained in Pudong-style pipa performance at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, she is known for playing in a broad range of musical styles and introducing the pipa and its Chinese heritage into Western genres. She has performed and recorded extensively with Kronos Quartet and Silk Road Ensemble, and has premiered works by Philip Glass, Lou Harrison, Terry Riley, Bright Sheng, Tan Dun, Zhao Jiping, and Zhou Long, among many others. She has recorded and appeared on over 40 albums, five of which have been nominated for Grammy Awards. In 2013, she was named Instrumentalist of the Year by Musical America, becoming the first performer of a non-Western instrument to receive this award. She also received The United States Artist' Award in 2008.

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Top SongsAlbum
Ambushed AgainFrom a Distance5:08
Waves Lapping At The ShoreWu Man and Friends5:43
Misty Rain on the Eastern Mountain (feat. The Kronos Quartet)Immeasurable Light1:05
Dance Of The Yi PeopleWu Man and Friends7:21
Hezhou ErlingMusic of Central Asia Vol. 10: Borderlands: Wu Man and Master Musicians from the Silk Route2:42
Shadiana (Celebration)Music of Central Asia Vol. 10: Borderlands: Wu Man and Master Musicians from the Silk Route3:43
Mountain Temple Bell at Sunset (feat. The Kronos Quartet)Immeasurable Light3:38
Tian Ling (Nature and Spirit)Zhou Long: Nature and Spirit15:41
I'm Going Back To North CarolinaWu Man and Friends2:16
Night Thoughts (feat. The Kronos Quartet)Immeasurable Light5:40
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