Jamyangiin Urantögs

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Jamyangiin Urantögs (Mongolian: Жамъянгийн Урантөгс) is a Mongolian singer. She was born into the family of Mongolian composer and multiinstrumentalist Ts. Jamyan. In the Western Mongolian city of Uliastai, she studied the yatag, a traditional Mongolian zither, at the Music and Dance College in Ulaanbaatar. Later, she went to Moscow to receive a degree in composition at the Moscow Pedagogical State University.

Urantögs was a 2002 winner of Moscow's 21st-Century Second International Contest. She toured with Buryat and Mongolian music group Namgar in Norway, China, and Malaysia. She sings and plays on the debut album of Namgar, "Hatar" (2002).

She was teaching a theory and solfedgio at University of Culture in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia for some time and edited her father's major musicological book, released in 2007.[1]

She came to USA in mid-2000s with Badma-Khanda's Buryat Mongolian Band to play with trombonist Roswell Rudd and toured with Rudd and the Band across the US, playing at Carnegie Hall in November 2006.[2][3] She became an independent performer after the Band went back to Russia.

Her 2008 experiences included collaboration with Chicago bass player Frank Luther, with Peter Buettner & T. Xiques joining them on tour.[4]

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  1. ^ Жамъян Ц. Редактор Урантөгс Ж., Оюунцэцэг Д. Дуу түүний мөн чанар. Улаанбаатар, Цээл-Эрдэнэ ХХК, 2007.
  2. ^ Scott Verrastro. Blue Mongol \\ Concert reviews at Jazztimes.com
  3. ^ Carnegie Hall concert schedule
  4. ^ Schedule at newpaltzchamber.org