Having been playing pipa since she was five, Jie Ma is no stranger to the rigorous trainings and precise techniques required to become a virtuoso in traditional Chinese music. Now, Jie is blending the classics with the avant-garde, the structured with the impromptu, and the old sound with new techniques.
How did you meet PFC and how was working with us?
I tried to get contacted with PFC through all the ways I could think of once I learned the existence of PFC. :) I had great experience working with the producers and recording artists. thank you for having me.
When and how did you get involved with music?
I guess I got involved with music before I was even born. My mother played music all the time when I was still in her belly. I started to play pipa and other Chinese instruments since I was 5. My first teacher is my mother who is a great educator for Chinese traditional music instrument.
What does music mean to you?
Music makes me me. Most of changes and decisions I have made in my life related to music. I am grateful for everything I have gained and experienced from learning, practicing, composing, and performing music.
Do you have a favorite artist, album, or song?