“Swinging and Singing” – Filipino Jazz Men and Okinawan Women Vocalists in...

“Swinging and Singing” – Filipino Jazz Men and Okinawan Women Vocalists in Japan and Okinawa

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WHO/WHAT: James Roberson, a professor of anthropology in the Dept. of Intercultural Studies at Kanazawa Seiryo University in Japan, will introduce and discuss women who contributed as vocalists to the jazz and rock music scenes in Okinawa. Joining him is Nobue Suzuki, a professor of anthropology at Chiba University, who will introduce Filipinos who have played jazz in mainland Japan and Okinawa. The lecture is co-sponsored by the UH Center for Okinawan Studies and the UH Center for Philippine Studies.

WHEN/WHERE: Monday, Jan. 9, from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Tokioka Room (Moore 319) on the University of Hawai‘i Manoa campus.

COST: Admission is free. For more information, call the Center for Okinawan Studies at 956-5754.

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