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Oct 19, 2012

Japanesque 2 @Katerina's

10pm - 2am

1920 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago IL
773-348-7592 for dinner reservation

$10 cover

Come to the Wonderland of Fusion of Chicago Blues/Jazz and Japanese Minyo Music...
Yoko Noge (Vocal, Piano) with Tatsu Aoki (Shamisen, Bass), Southside Jazz Legend, Jimmy Ellis (Alto Sax), Jim Pierce(guitar), Jamie Kempkers(Cello)

What does Japanese Minyo (folk music) have in common with Chicago Blues?
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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