Jens Mügge sang as a child in various choirs. He started to play traditional folk songs and melodies on the jaw harp. At that early period he did not know that jew's harp playing is a kind of overtone music. Additionally he began to learn didgeridoo and was introduced to overtone singing 2001, developed his style of overtone singing on his own, and increased his knowledge of polyphonic harmonic singing by Wolfgang Saus in 2004. Now he accompanies his overtone singing with guitar, Jew's harp, tambura, sansula, kalimba, springdrum, singing bowls and various shrutiboxes.
"To commemorate our dear friend Tran Quang Hai, there is nothing better than letting his very music speak for itself. Among the many albums Tran recorded in his musical career, the CD “Guimbardes Du Monde / Jew's Harps of the…"
Well say there Jens-- like too share a bit about this Festival of Throat Singing in San Francisco in 2022. Three day festival and a five day culture camp in yurts. Teaching workshops for throat singing happening continuously. Want you to know that I am lobbying for a component of overtone singing or what I call natural voice harmonics integral to the Throat Singing Festival. Can you or any of your readers send us pointers, contacts and offers of support centered on the San Francisco and Los Angeles enivronments? I been teaching folks how to throat sing for 10 years and wonder if anyone wants to form an impromptu group in the Bay area? Yup, michael newmexico areacode 934-8818
I am a throat singer and overtone singer and I am in the San Francisco Bay area helping kick start the First International Throat Singing Festival in San Francisco in 2022. Can you suggest any folks in the San Francisco Bay area that I might sing with or who might want to help us organize the Festival?