This is DAMSA's first release in 2007. This album presents original pieces of music played with Korean traditional instruments perfectly harmonized with electric piano, synthesizer, handsonic and various world percussion instruments including djembe. The pieces include the sound of Daegeum (Korean bamboo flute) and an electric piano joined by the thick timbre of a flute creating a dreamy melody, a cantilena melody of Sogeum (small Korean bamboo flute), a simple loop of harmony and rhythm improvised by seven members.
None of us remember exactly when we started to notice how alike we are, but the similarity of our minds and musical inclinations eventually brought the seven of us together to form a fusion music group and call it DAMSA. We play a new genre of chamber music that combines acoustic traditional Korean ...