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April 2, 2011 Duk Soo Kim and his Samulnori team from Korea

Korean Traditional Samul-nori performance
by the legendary Duk Soo Kim and his Samul-nori team from Korea

April 2, 2011    7 PM

North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie IL 60077
(847) 673-6300

Ticket - S section: $100, A section: $50, B section: $30

For ticket info call
Midwest Korean Traditional Artist Association 414-840-8826
Korea Times of Chicago

download poster (PDF)

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Kim Duk Soo

"The most famous samul nori ensemble is the internationally famous South Korean ensemble called SamulNori, which is credited for bringing the music from a rural folk genre to the contemporary stage. The group was established in February 1978 by janggu player and former Namsadang star performer Kim Duk Soo (김덕수), with the remaining original performers being Kim Young Bae (kkwaenggwari), Choi Tae Hyun (jing), and Lee Jong Dae (buk). Following Kim Young Bae's death in 1985, he was replaced by Choi Jong Sil, and Lee Kwang Soo replaced Lee Jong Dae on the buk. The group has collaborated and recorded with a number of non-Korean ensembles, most notably in 1987 with the Red Sun jazz band, with one SamulNori/Red Sun CD selling 70,000 copies.They have also performed (in August 2000 at the Earth Celebration International Arts Festival on Sado Island in Japan) with the Japanese taiko group Kodo...." ~ source Wikipedia


Korean News Paper Articles on the April 2, 2011 Concert

Korea Times