APEX Express, for November 27, 2003 - 7:00pm
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Apex talks with June Kuramoto of the group Hiroshima about what kind of impact the group - the first of it's kind to popularize Asian instruments in R'n'B music - has had on her, as well as the Japanese-Afro-American community links that fostered the music. Also, Cherokee flute player Tommy Wildcat talks about his collaborative performance with June as well as the strong impact of Native American culture. And, what's the link between South Asia, the Middle East, Flamenco, and Gypsies (Rom) culture? Musician Oliver Rajamani talks about the sound connections between people that comes alive in his music and his work on behalf the Rom people. Plus music, calendar, and more.