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Local Lingo Wednesday, November 28th 8PM at the Issue Project Room

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KIOKU, in-residence at the Issue Project Room, has invited LOCAL LINGO to share a concert. KIOKU is a very creative trio playing compositions incorporating Korean and Japanese rhythms. This will be a great night! Both groups will have new CDs on sale. Hope you can attend.

Also, if you want to read about cross-cultural collaborations, log on to the e-zine, Point of Departure.

Bill Shoemaker hosts a roundtable discussion with J.D. Parran, Russ Gershon and myself,

Wednesday, November 28th

8 PM
LOCAL LINGO
Jason Kao Hwang (composer/violin, viola)
Sang Won Park (kayagum, ajeng, voice)

9pm
KIOKU
Wynn Yamami - taiko,percussion
Ali Sakkal - alto saxophone
Chris Ariza - live electronics

Issue Project Room
232 3rd Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Admission: $10
718 330 0313

Directions: F & G to CARROLL ST-SMITH ST - Walk East down Third St over Gowanus Canal to Third Ave. ,approx. 5 min walk.

N, R, F to NINTH ST-FOURTH AVE - walk north on Fourth Ave. West on Third St. to Third Ave., approx. 5 min walk

New CD

Jason Kao Hwang-Sang Won Park Local Lingo Label Name & Number: Euonymus Records Street Date: October 1, 2007

The Asian influence is present in many pieces, but this is new modern music played at a high level. Scott Heller, AURAL-INNOVATIONS.COM Both these men are great soloists and love to push themselves into unexpected situations... this duo blended ancient (sounding) songs with more modern improvisations and created something quite different. Bruce Gallanter, DOWNTOWN MUSIC GALLERY Invention is in constant evolution, from the high notes of the violin to the percussive taps on the strings of the ajeng, to the injection of the melody and its swift evaporation. Local Lingo is seductive and captivating. Jerry D'Souza, ALL ABOUT JAZZ

This new conversation is one stripped bare to the essence of the others, where the two musical voices embody fully and personally what the above arrays of markers only suggested, by comparison. Mike Heffley, SIGNAL TO NOISE

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