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2015 / Misora Hibara Tribute to be performed by Grateful Crane in Orange County, Oct. 25

Misora Hibari

“Misora Hibara: A Tribute to a Legend,” the Grateful Crane Ensemble’s fond look-back at the life and career of one of the most popular Japanese entertainers of all-time, will be performed on Sunday, October 25 at 2 p.m. at the Orange County Buddhist Church in Anaheim. Some have fond memories of attending overflow Hibari...
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2014 / Tribute concert to Nisei generation set for Nov. 16

Britanny Ishibashi

The Stonebridge Entertainment presents “The Great Nisei Reunion” concert at the Aratani Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 2:00 pm. The concert, featuring The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra and The Mills Brothers, with special guests, The Island Crooners, will be a tribute to the Nisei Generation. Emcee will be Brittany Ishibashi.  ...
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2014 / Jazz pianist and composer Hiroe Sekine to play in “Jazz at LACMA” concert, Oct. 17, 6:00 pm

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will invite jazz composer and pianist Hiroe Sekine and her quintet on Friday, Oct. 17 at 6:00 pm for a “Jazz at LACMA series” concert. Free and open to the public. LACMA is located at 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Hiroe Sekine, born in Gumman,...
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2014 / Japanese rock icon to kick off his world tour at Segerstrom Center in Orange County, April 25

Yoshiki at Segertrom 2014 April 25

From Segerstrom Center for the Arts Music Sensation Yoshiki Kicks Off World Tour in Segerstrom Center for the Arts Debut Yoshiki, Asia’s foremost rock icon and multi talented music superstar, will bring his new live show, Yoshiki Classical, to Segerstrom Center for the Arts in a special one-night-only concert on Friday, April 25 at...
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2013 / Grammy award nominee band Hiroshima to bring holiday songs to their Little Tokyo home base, Dec 14

Hiroshima Holiday Concert 2013

Grammy Award Nominee, Hiroshima returns to Little Tokyo for its 10th “Spirit of the Season” concert on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 7:30pm at the Aratani Japan America Theatre of the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center. The “Spirit of the Season” concert provides a unique and engaging program of holiday songs done Hiroshima-style, and the...
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2013 / Japan’s emerging instrumental jazz trio concert at Los Angeles Theatre Center, Nov. 16, 7:30 pm

Ai Kuwabara

Fresh and modern Japanese jazz group ai kuwabara trio project will perform a series of concerts in November, sponsored by the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles (JFLA). The band’s music is urban contemporary jazz with a strong, experimental feel and a flavor of funk. The band shows a regard for a wide-range of musical styles,...
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2013 / World Taiko Music Explosion Concert led by Hiro Hayashida, Oct. 18

  The Taiko Center of Los Angeles will be presenting the “World Taiko Music Explosion” Concert featuring master taiko artist, Hiro Hayashida at Armstrong Theatre in Torrance on Friday, October 18 at 8 pm. Tickets are $30 for general, $25 for seniors and students, $20 for a group of ten more. The concert will...
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2013 / Music Calendar / J-pop singer and songwriter, Maii Arai, at Doizaki Gallery, Oct 12, 2pm

Maii Arai

  J-pop singer and songwriter Maii Arai will perform on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 2 pm, at Doizaki Gallery in the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Little Tokyo. This is free program. Arai stage is a part of Samurai Geisha Fest (Oct. 5 -20), a mixed cultural event that introduces Japanese arts...
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2013 / Music Concert / Japanese flavored World pop with Koto artist Yukiko Matsuyama at La Verne, Aug 17

20130708 Yukiko Matsuyama

  “World Music, R&B, and a little Funk” Yukiko Matsuyama Band with Motown Legend James Gadson Saturday, Aug 17 @ 7:30 pm University of La Verne – Morgan Auditorium 1950 3rd St., La Verne, CA 91750 Legendary Motown drummer James Gadson joins  International JapaneseKoto Artist Yukiko Matsuyama, Greg Vail (sax), Diana Dentino (keys),Vince van...
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