Li Daiguo is a prominent figure in China’s experimental and new music communities. Focusing primarily on pipa and cello,  he has worked as composer and performer extensively throughout mainland China.

Born in 1981 in Oklahoma, USA,  to Chinese/Taiwanese parents, Li Daiguo received training in music from childhood on a variety of music systems and instruments, including western classical music and bluegrass (violin, upright bass, piano), Chinese classical music (erhu, pipa), Finnish folk music, Carnatic music, Shona Mbira,  and contemporary classical composition and improvisation.  After relocating to mainland China in 2004, Li began to develop his compositional style and blend of extended techniques for bowed and plucked instruments.

In recent years he has taken part in performances at such venues and events as Desert Daze (Joshua Tree, 2017), Festival/Tokyo (2017), Musicultura (Italy, 2016), Festival in Fes (Morocco, 2015), World Sacred Spirit (India, 2016), Cite De La Musique (Paris, 2014), Sonic Protest music festival (France, 2013), Culturescapes Arts Festival (Switzerland, 2010), Norway Flykescommune Educational music tour (Norway, 2012), Sally Can't Dance Avantegarde Music Festival (Beijing 2009, 2011) , as well as regular performances in China, Japan, Korea, and Europe.

As a composer and producer, Li Daiguo has been commissioned by Cloud Gate 2, Guangzhou Modern Dance company, Guangzhou Ballet company, Nobu Khan Malaysian Butoh Dance festival, video artists Fang Lu, Tao Hui, Serge Onnen and released albums of original compositions on record labels in China, Japan, and Israel. He has performed in collaboration with Sainkho Namtchylak, Peter Scherr, FM3, Eyal Maoz,  Kink Gong, Satoko Fujii, Sato Yuki, and Dickson Dee, and has ongoing projects with Rick Parker, Slim Rothaus, Wu Na, Yan Jun, Xiao He, Huan Qing, and Liang Yiyuan. 

Music for Advertisements - Li Daiguo 2013 (Genjing Records)

The Tea Rockers Quintet | Ceremony | Ent-T (2012)

Li Daiguo and Liang Yiyuan | A Good Omen for The Chicken Temple | Dao Ma Dan Records (2011)

Li Daiguo | Solo Improvisations, Live at Cafe Amenbo | VLZ Records 2008

Li Daiguo and Li Jianhong | Improvisation Plan No. 1  | 2pi Records 2008

李带菓- 美籍华人, 從2004年開始在大陸生活,现在常住云南大理.
近年合作的艺术家包括:云门2 ,歡慶,颜峻,小河, 巫娜,梁奕源,廣州現代舞團,左小祖咒,李勁松,Peter Scherr, Sainkho Namchylak, 等.
擅长的乐器:小提琴, 大提琴,二胡, 琵琶 ,MBIRA 


李帶菓和Rick Parker | Free World Music | EleventoEleven (2016) 
李帶菓和歡慶 | 門現場 | 門唱片 (2015) 
李帶菓 | 廣告音樂 | 根莖唱片 (2013) 
茶博士五重奏 | 紅水烏龍 | Ent-T 唱片(以色列)(2012)
李帶菓和梁奕源 |雞神廟的上上簽| 刀马旦音乐厂牌 (2011)
李帶菓 | Solo Improvisations, Live at Cafe Amenbo | VLZ Records (日本) 2008