You’re probably heard “Amazing Grace” a bunch of times. But have you heard it played on a cabbage, by an endlessly cheery Japanese man, to the accompaniment of a synth backing track?
Junji Koyama makes musical instruments out of fruits and vegetables. His creations, which he shows off with spirited performances of classic songs on YouTube, include a celery nose flute;
and a radish ocarina.
Koyama has been uploading his food instrument videos for over a decade. He says he spends up to an hour browsing the local market for suitably shaped vegetables to carve, and usually eats his musical instruments at the conclusion of each recital.
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