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Tatsu Aoki is a leading advocate for the Asian American community,
as well as a prolific composer, a performer of traditional and experimental music forms,
a filmmaker, and an educator.

Tatsu Aoki is a leading advocate for the Asian American community,
as well as a prolific composer, a performer of traditional and experimental music forms, a filmmaker, and an educator.

Tatsu Aoki is a leading advocate for the Asian American community, as well as a prolific composer, a performer of traditional and experimental music forms, a filmmaker,
and an educator.

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“Aoki (…) has not been alone in championing the exotic interweaving of Asian music and American jazz. But thanks to a relentless work ethic and a visionary’s approach to the art of improvisation, he surely has been the most influential.”
– Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune

“Aoki (…) has not been alone in championing the exotic interweaving of Asian music and American jazz. But thanks to a relentless work ethic and a visionary’s approach to the art of improvisation, he surely has been the most influential.”
– Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune

“Aoki (…) has not been alone in championing the exotic interweaving of Asian music and American jazz. But thanks to a relentless work ethic and a visionary’s approach to the art of improvisation, he surely has been the most influential.”
– Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune

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