Smooth Jazz Group Hiroshima Joins Asia America Symphony Orchestra
Aratani/Japan America Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)
The Asia America Symphony Orchestra ends its season with a concert featuring the Grammy-nominated fusion group, Hiroshima. Famous for its unique style of blending American jazz with instruments such as the koto (Japanese zither) and shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute), Hiroshima has a been a pioneering voice in world music for more than three decades. Musical Director and Conductor David Benoit, himself a respected jazz pianist and Grammy nominee, will also lead the AASO through some of his own compositions as well as those of Dave Brubeck and many others. Join the Asia America Symphony Orchestra as it concludes its successful 2013 series with a concert at the luminous and intimate Aratani/Japan America Theater.