Jazz Institute of Chicago

Jazz in Chicago: Jon Jang & Francis Wong on "Asian Jazz"

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Jon Jang, Francis Wong, Tatsu Aoki

Jon Jang and Francis Wong, collaborators with Tatsu Aoki in re:Rooted project discuss the ideas which helped develop their conception of Asian Jazz.

Tatsu Aoki's Re:ROOTED Project is the culmination of an exploration of Asian identity and cultural integration 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.