Artist Profiles: Bao Jian

Bao Jian

Bao Jian is a master of the guanzi (a double-reed folk wind instrument of ancient Chinese origin) and has performed extensively as a soloist and chamber musician worldwide. Praised by The Berlin Daily Post for his “pure hallowed music from the East,” Mr. Bao has captivated audiences with his virtuosity.

Bao has received an impressive list of awards including the 1998 Pro Musicis International Award in New York and the First Prize in the 1995 International Chinese Ethnic Instrumental Competition in Beijing.


Guan Zi and Sheng, with Hu Jianbing Snow Stringed Instruments, 2002)
Chinese Buddhist Temple Music (Arc Music, 2018)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites and Angel is also co-founder of the Transglobal World Music Chart. Angel has also produced and remastered world music studio albums and compilations for labels such as Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, and Music of the World.

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