This CD is a world fusion music with Dizi (Chinese bamboo flute), yangqin (Chinese butterfly harp), zheng (Chinese long zither), erhu (Chinese fiddle) and many other instruments. Mr. Han's virtuoso performance and magical orchestration not only bring tremendous energy, but also poetic lyricism in the CD. This CD has 12 selections. All the pieces are orchestrated by Mr. Han. "Xinjiang Dance" and "Westlake Romance" are his original compositions. If you are serious about world fusion music or Chiense insturmental music, do not miss this wonderful CD!
Born in Shanghai, Zhiming Han is an award winning composer, World Class Chinese instruments virtuoso, and voting member for Grammy Award. His orchestral film music won the Henry Mancini Film Music Composition Award. His performance credits include CD albums “Celestial Echo”, Chinese New Age “ Morning of the forest”, and concerts with Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony,
Pacific Symphony, others Symphonies , Jackie Chan’s and Disney’s movies. He has worked with Oscar-winning Hollywood composers such as James Horner and John Williams in movie soundtracks. Described as “Topping out of Applause Here … Fantastic” by KCET, his performances at Los Angeles Music Center were telecast nationally on PBS in 2002 and 2006. In China, CCTV primary time broadcast
his full orchestra music with TV dramas, performed by Shanghai symphony and other major orchestras. In 1986, Han came to USA, and completed academic graduate study in music composition at UCLA. As the founder and Executive Director of Los Angeles Chinese Orchestra, he produces, composes and performs as a music recording artist for various media including concerts and soundtracks for film, TV series, and video game productions including two performances at Disney Concert Hall (2004), CCTV
26-episode series “The Guests of Ice Mountain” (2005), feature films “16 Blocks” (2006), and X-Box
video game “Jade Empire” (2006), and 20th century Fox TV movie “Bones” (2007).
韓志明 作曲家, 音樂製作人 演奏家--美國葛來美獎評委。美國Henry Mancini電影音樂作曲獎得主--韓志明出身上海--畢業於UCLA研究所音樂作曲--從事研究中國音樂世界化的作曲製作--參與過許多好萊塢大型影片音
樂及娛樂製作。是當今少數能結合創作,演奏,音樂新高科技三方面,高層次全面性發展的現代中國音樂家。合作過的團體有好萊塢碗形劇場交響樂團--三藩市交響樂團,洛杉磯歌劇院和加州首府卡美利亞交響樂團等.並為許多好萊塢電影配樂錄音,如成龍電影,迪士尼電影.X-Box “Jade Empire”. 合作過的作曲家有奧斯卡得主James Horner 和John Williams等.美國電視PBS曾多次全美轉播他在洛杉磯音樂中心的現場獨奏演出實況.2006他的揚琴曾為Philip Glass Opera 擔任主奏樂器--在中國,他創作的管弦樂曲為國際性影視配樂,並由國家一流交響樂團演奏,得到中國,日本及德國導演讚譽.由他作曲的電視劇曾二度榮獲中國專業電視最高榮譽飛天獎.他的器樂作品代表上海音樂學院入選“上海之春“。许多美國交響樂團演出他作曲的交響樂“白蛇傳奇”.目前他是美國好萊塢新東方影音製作公負責人,從事影音製作.