Performance: Archives: 2006 June-Dec

2006 June-Dec

June 6th, Tuesday, 12:00pm
Chicago Blues Festival
Yoko Noge ft. Tatsu, Amy, Hide
Daley Center

June 7th, Wednesday, 8:30pm
Chicago Mayor's Office of Special Events presents
Chicago Blues and Beyond
Yoko Noge ft. Tatsu, Amy, Hide
Old Town School of Music
4544 N. Lincoln Chicago 60625

June 9th-11th, 8:00pm
Jeff Chan, Jimmy Ellis, Tatsu Aoki
Links Hall
3435 N. Sheffield Chicago 60657

June 11th, Sunday, 3:00pm, free
Chicago Blues Festival
Yoko Noge ft. Tatsu, Amy, Hide
Grant Park
Downtown Chicago

June 24th, Saturday, 10:30am
Tiny Great Performance, Tsukasa Taiko
Dupage Children's Museum
301 N. Washington St. Naperville 60540

June 24th, Saturday, 5:00pm
Komodo Drangon Gala, Tsukasa Taiko
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Drive Chicago 60605

June 30th, Friday, 12:00pm, free
Journey Along the Silk Road
Tsukasa Kids

Millenium Park, Wrigley Square
Downtown Chicago

July 16th, Sunday, 1:00-2:00
Evanston Ethnic Arts Festival
Tsukasa Kids

Noyes Cultural Arts Center
927 Noyes St Evanston 60201

July 16th, Sunday, free
Summer Festival
Tsukasa Taiko

Chinatown, Chicago

July 22nd, Saturday, 10:30
Tiny Great Performance
Tsukasa Taiko

Dupage Children's Museum
301 N. Washington St. Naperville 60540

Tatsu Aoki's Re: Rooted

re: Rooted,  July 27, 2006

July 27th, Thursday, 6:30pm, free
Made In Chicago: World Class Jazz
Tatsu Aoki's re:ROOTED Project

with special guests Jon Jang and Francis Wong
Millenium Park - Pritzker Pavilion
Downtown Chicago

Tatsu Aoki's re:ROOTED Project,
with special guests Jon Jang and Francis Wong

Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz Asia-Chicago

July 27th, 2006
Jay Pritzker Pavilion

Tatsu Aoki's re:Rooted Project is the culmination of an exploration of Asian identity and cultural intergration in three different communities. Marrying traditional and unconventional musical instruments and forms; the Re:Rooted Project also blends the unique perspectives of older and younger generations of musicians. The concert features pianist Jon Jang and saxophonist Francis Wong.

August 12th, Saturday,
Obon Matsuri
Mitsuwa Arlington Heights

Saturday, September 30 at 3:00 pm
Chicago History Museum


October 13-21, 2006
The 11th Annual
Chicago Asian American Jazz Festival

It's turning into Fall in Chicago and that means that it's time for the Annual Chicago Asian American Jazz Festival. This year the CAAJF is bigger than ever, celebrating its eleventh season with 6 concerts at 4 venues over two weekends (Oct 13-15, 20-21). For a complete schedule and lineup, please visit

Sunday, October 15 at 8:00 pm
Asian American Jazz Festival at Hot House

Thursday, October 19 at 7:00 pm
University of Chicago

Saturday, October 21 at 11:00 am
American Indian Center

Sunday, November 12 at 7:00 pm
Illinois College in Springfield, IL

Poland Tour, Miyumi Project

Saturday, November 25, 2006
Poland Tour
MADE IN CHICAGO, Festiwal Jazzowy
Tatsu Aoki - bass
Mwata Bowden - sax,did
Hide Yoshihashi taiko
Amy Homma - taiko


Asian Improv aRts Midwest (AIRMW)
and the Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago
proudly present

The Third Annual Chicago Taiko Legacy
Saturday, December 16, 2006, 2-4pm
Preston Bradley Hall of the Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60602
A concert presentation featuring
Hide Yoshihashi and Tsukasa Taiko at JASC
Melody Takata of San Francisco's Gen Taiko
Butoh Dance by blushing poppy productions
Experimental Musician/Composer Eric Leonardson

Saturday, December 9, 2006, 11am-12:30pm
The Japanese American Service Committee
4427 N. Clark Street, Chicago IL 60640
Divergence/Convergence - A Discussion on the Cultural Arts
A lecture/demonstration featuring
Hide Yoshihashi, Tatsu Aoki and special guests

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Saturday, December 2, at 11:00 am
Holiday Delight at JASC