APEX Express, for September 3, 2009 - 7:00pm
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Jazz giant John Coltrane's exploration of Indian music in the 1960's is portrayed through Anthony Brown's Asian American Orchestra. A talk with Brown about the spirit and sound quest of Coltrane. And, the ethnic press is an endangered media. We talk with Kenji Taguma--editor of the Nichi Bei Times--about the closure of this Japanese American paper that chronicles the community and the possibility of the Times becoming a nonprofit. Also, Toyota's plant closure, GM, Japan's changing ties to the US.