This video is our performance collaborated with a dancer JUN AMANTO at the show held on 7th March, 2020 in Osaka Japan. Let’s listen to the voice of the earth…Profile: Music of the Plants “Seeds of Earth” Music of the Plants “Seeds of Earth”, formed in the fall of 2017, is a duo of piano & vocal Chiyo Kaiga, African djembe & vocal Kackey@dabigtree (known as his nickname “Kackey”). Each is a singer-songwriter who combines European-born pianos, African drums and mixed vocals to create music from the inspiration felt by all things in the world. They are also good at improvising to create music on the spot, using the device of Music of the Plants called “Bamboo” developed in northern Italy, and they do session with the music of the plants as if talking with them. Based in Kansai area of Japan, they have been performing at various places in Japan and overseas, including performances at shrines and temples such as Izanagi Jingu Shrine and Todaiji Temple, etc.
Jun is a butoh dancer,performing worldwide his original Kabuku-Mai dance which is based on his discovery of the unique way that the ancient Japanese people aurally moved their bodies
the movemet,he realized, reflects harmonious way of living which is all about achieving the highest good of all beings. and he suggests that relearning it can help us retrieve and remember the connection this modern society has lost
in 2001,he established a community-cafe Salon de AManTO to provide a space for nurturing diverse and creative ideas that serve humanity. It led to be a big cultural movement that is known as AMantTo Phenomenonand it has attracted more than 100 shops, restaurants and galleries in its neighborhood. By 2012 ,the movement has grown to become as eco village`Area AMant To`,with 11shops under the direct management. The team has been also committed to working with local and global charities, such as supporting its recovery in Tohoku area,orgnizing events lice ‘active lohas’ and ‘365 earth day’, and helping refugees. The consistent effort and the determination of the team has been drawing much attention from the media overseas such as Korea,Philippiens and Indonesia.