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Umeko Ando

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Umeko Ando

Umeko Ando has been played on NTS shows including Trevor Jackson, with Iuta Upopo first played on 28 November 2017.

Umeko Ando was born in Fushiko Ainu village. She is a renowned expert of the mukkuri (the koukin, a Japanese mouth harp) and upopo (the traditional chanting of the Ainu). Immersed throughout her life with the culture, language and traditions of the Ainu, she has become an important successor for the Ainu culture of the Obihiro district. Her participation on OKI's second album, Hankapuy, helped to gain her recognition. Her solo debut album, Ihunke, produced by OKI in 2001, was extolled by many critics and…

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Iyomante Upopo
Umeko Ando
Pingipung2018
Iyomante Upopo
Umeko AndoPingipung2018
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Saraba – Iya Ko Ko
Umeko Ando
Pingipung2018
Saraba – Iya Ko Ko
Umeko AndoPingipung2018
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Atuy So Kata (Extended Version)
Umeko Ando
Pingipung2018
Atuy So Kata (Extended Version)
Umeko AndoPingipung2018
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Atuy So Kata (Original Mix)
Umeko Ando
Pingipung2019
Atuy So Kata (Original Mix)
Umeko AndoPingipung2019
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Iuta Upopo
Umeko Ando
Pingipung2017
Iuta Upopo
Umeko AndoPingipung2017
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