Not Held at Japan Society – Agatsuma at Lincoln Center Out of Doors

August 27, 2004
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On August 27 at 6 pm, music lovers will be treated to a taste of Japanese contemporary music flavor. Playing the traditional shamisen, an ancient, banjo-like instrument, Agatsuma has been a surprising musical sensation in Japan. He has taken the shamisen out of its traditional setting and invented a new “rock shamisen” style that fuses Japanese folk and classical music with contemporary jazz, blues and pop.

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  • Friday, August 27, 2004
  • 6:00 pm