The first annual Asian Heritage Jazz Festival promises to showcase the biggest line up of Asian jazz artists in the United States, and is coming to Los Angeles Saturday, June 20 at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center. Not only does this event bring together jazz musicians from around the world, but ABC7 Eyewitness News sports anchor Rob Fukuzaki will be your emcee.
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1st Annual Asian Heritage Jazz Festival
Sat. June 20, 2015
Doors open 2:00 pm
3:00 pm Performances
EMCEE: Rob Fukuzaki, Weekday sports anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News
Scheduled to appear: Actress Tamlyn Tomita.
Japanese American Cultural and Community Center
244 S. San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Food Vendors & Wine Tasting
$125.00 - VIP w/ Meet & Greet Lunch by Cherrystones @ 2:30 pm w/ front section reserve seats;
$55.00 - Gold Seats - Reserve seating with padded chairs
$40 - General Admission - theatre style (open seating)
One of the most versatile and cosmopolitan saxophonist in pop, soul and contemporary jazzfor over 35 years, Michael Paulo is bringing jazz to Los Angeles with the 1st Annual Asian HeritageJazz Festival presented by Apaulo Music Productions, featuring some of the most renown Asian Jazz Artists in America, who have made inroads on a national and global scale. It will have the BIGGEST LINE UP OF ASIAN JAZZ ARTISTS IN THE U.S.
Featured artists: Saxophonist Jeff Kashiwa, Koto June Kuramoto, Vocalist Pauline Wilson, Saxman Michael Paulo, Keyboard Ming Freeman, Korean Saxman Danny Jung, Piano Legend Rene Paulo, Keyboard - Kimo Cornwall, Derek Nakamoto and Boy Katindig, Sax - Justin Klunk and Ner de Leon, Vocalist - Tateng Katindig and Kemeya Seward, Guitarist - Yu Ooka and Fred Schreuders, and on Bass - David Inamine and Ben Rietveld. This is the biggest lineup of Asian Jazz artists in the US! Rob Fukuzaki, the weekday sports anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News team in Los Angeles and host of the post-game show Sports Zone will serve as the festival emcee.
For more information, check out the Asian Heritage Jazz Festival website. Purchase your tickets here.