January 9, 2017

Swinging and Singing: Filipino Jazzmen and Okinawan Female Vocalists in Japan and Okinawa

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Public Lecture by the Center for Okinawan Studies (COS) at the University of Mānoa

COS hosts a public lecture by Professor James Roberson of Kanazawa Seiryō University (Japan) and Professor Nobue Suzuki of Chiba University (Japan) titled Swinging and Singing: Filipino Jazzmen and Okinawan Female Vocalists in Japan and Okinawa.


Poster of Lecture titled "Swinging and Dancing"


Date: Monday, January 9, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Tokioka Room (in Moore Building #319)

*Moore Building in the above linked map is shown as Center for Southeast Asian Studies.

According to the poster, “James Roberson’s talk will introduce and discuss women who contributed as vocalists to the jazz and rock music scenes in Okinawa,” and Prof. Nobue Suzuki will “introduce Filipinos who had played jazz in mainland Japan and Okinawa.”

Event is free and open to the public.