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Thoughts on the Asian American Jazz Festival

To be honest, I’m still trying to process exactly what happened. Going into the weekend, there was a quite a bit of uncertainty as to how this was all going to play out, so many questions, would anyone show up, … Continue reading

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Master Schedule for AAJF

FRIDAY, OCT 30 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM IAN VO (Alto Sax) Gary Fukushima (Piano) Tom Altura (Bass) Miles Senzaki (Drums) 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM SHARMILA GUHA (Vocals) Gary Fukushima (Piano) Eric Sittner (Bass) Jens Kuross (Drums) 5:00 PM … Continue reading

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Asian American Jazz: A Personal and Historical Retrospective

Below in its entirety is the article I was asked to write for the 2009 Asian American Jazz Festival in Los Angeles, CA. It was cathartic for me to write this as it caused me to think deeply about and … Continue reading

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Asian American Jazz Festival October 30-November 1

(This is a copy of the latest email notice I sent out) Greetings, friends and family! It’s been awhile since I sent out an email notice of my gigs-I’ve actually been pretty busy playing, and of course I’ve been busy … Continue reading

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