Pianist Tan Xiaotang and the band Longmao perform Joe Hisaishi's film scores to Hayao Miyazaki's animated films.
Japan born Hayao Miyazaki is the prominent director of many popular animated feature films. Miyazaki's films often incorporate common themes to nature and technology. Joe Hisaishi is a composer and director responsible for over 100 soundtracks and conventional albums. He is best-known for his work with animator Hayao Miyazaki.
Pianist Tan Xiaotang is an active pianist. Born in 1979 in Beijing, he has given performances at many music festivals, and has been champion at the top piano contests in China, Japan and France. In 2008, he dedicated his passion for music by recording the piano part for the theme songs of the Beijing Olympics.