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"Monterey Jazz Festival: Sounds for the ages, by all ages, and with world beat"
— Paul de Barros, Seattle Times (September 21, 2004)


ELLINGTONIA, June 2003, "Anthony Brown's Asian American Orchestra Performs the Far East Suite" by Bill Hasson and "Members Enjoy Concerts by Asian American Orchestra" by Theodore Hudson

EWORCESTER.COM, April 26, 2003, "Brown troupe interprets Ellington stunningly" by Peter Landsdowne

EAST BAY EXPRESS, March 3, 2000, "Far East Sweet: Anthony Brown's Asian American Orchestra reflects today's cultural reality" by Larry Kelp

DUKE ELLINGTON SOCIETY NEWSLETTER, October 1999, "All Blues" by Michael McDonagh

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, September 20, 1999, "Monterey Moves to a Cuban Beat" by Jesse Hamlin

CHICAGO TRIBUNE, September 7, 1999, "Ellington tribute classy and captivating" by Aaron Cohen

NICHI BEI TIMES, March 5, 1999, "Last Dance Concert Evokes Memories of Camp" by Kathy Aoki

CHICAGO TRIBUNE, October 26, 1998, "Asian Fest drums up class acts" by Howard Reich

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1996, "Mixing Jazz, Ritual and Japanese Banjos" by Peter Watrous

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 7, 1992, "Jazz Band's Tasty Cultural Mix" by Jesse Hamlin

THE OAKLAND TRIBUNE, December 10, 1983, "Chamber Music Society comes back strong after its recent reorganization" by Charles Shere

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Recorded live at Yoshi's Jazz Club in Oakland, CA, the latest CD by the Asian American Orchestra showcases North Indian instrumentalists and African percussion performed by Kenneth Nash in new arrangements of classic Coltrane compositions including "Living Space," "Olé," "Liberia," "Dahomey Dance," and the extended works, "India" and "Africa."

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