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May 25, 2012

Yoko Noge's "JAPANESQUE"

-fusion of Japanese Traditional Folk music and blues/jazz

Friday  May 25 from 10pm to 1am

Katerina's
1920 W. Irving Park Rd.Chicago
for Dinner Reservation 773-348-7592
http://www.katerinas.com/

featuring; Yoko Noge (piano/vocal), Tatsu Aoki (shamisen), Amy Homma(taiko drums) , Jim Pierce (g), Featuring Jimmy Ellis (sax) and Tomeka Reid(Cello)

$10 cover
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What does Japanese Minyo (folk music) have in common with Chicago Blues/Jazz?
Both musical forms are deeply rooted in people's souls and grew from their everyday life experience. Some songs are about hard labor, some are about crying for lost love, some are about paying the rent. You will be surprised to hear music from these two very different cultures meld together to create a new cross-border root music.

 

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