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Xu Fengxia

Xu Fengxia
Country
China
Profile
Xu Fengxia is a Chinese musician now based in Germany. She was born in Shanghai and studied at the Shanghai Conservatory, learning guzheng, sanxian, guqin, and liuqin. After touring around the world in the late 80s, she expanded her music to include elements of jazz and avant-garde. She has worked extensively with bassist Peter Kowald in his Global Village ensemble.
Photo by Eckart Schönlau
Website
http://www.xu-music.de
Related articles (1)
Releases on file (2)
Gunda Gottschalk / Xu Fengxia — Youlan Gunda Gottschalk / Xu Fengxia — Youlan
(Victo 117, 2009, CD)
Joe Fonda / Xu Fengxia — Distance Joe Fonda / Xu Fengxia — Distance
(Leo Lab 069, 2000, CD)

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