Mathew Ngau Jau
- Sarawak, Malaysia
Mathew Ngau, a master sape player and story teller, has been touring Europe several times in the last couple of years.
Mathew Ngau Jau, has been playing the sape or the boat shaped lute of Sarawak since he was little. Not only is he an accomplished musician on the instrument, he also makes sapes, paints, dances, and is an expert on the blowpipe.
This is music of the Kenyah from the Orang Ulu tribe in Sarawak – the lonely strains of the boat lute with the dances of the warriors.