BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.1877@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20091101T000000Z DTEND:20091101T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The 1st annual Asian American Jazz Festival is the world's prem iere festival celebrating the creative and innovative artistic visions and achievements of Asian American and Asian jazz artists from around the wo rld. Although all artists come from different experiences\, their intercon nected identities will unite them through a common musical medium to crea te a unique\, expressive\, and culturally relevant Asian American artisti c voice.\n\nHeadlining the three day event are Japanese piano sensaton\, H iromi\, Filipino singing phenonmena\, Charmaine Clamor and Mon David\, an d critically- acclaimed Korean band\, Prelude.\n\nThe festival will featur e 12 Asian American and Asian artists throughout two days of music at Caf e Metropol on Friday and Saturday culminating in the main event to be held at the Democracy Forum at the Japanese American National Museum on Sunda y.\n\nThe Asian American Jazz Festival's mission is to present\, promote\, and celebrate the creative and innovative artist visions of Asian America n and Asian jazz artists. Through a series of concerts\, AAJF will bring g reater awareness to the Asian American and Asian artistic expressions in t he medium of jazz while strengthening a united artistic voice and fosterin g a vibrant and supportive community among all Asian American and Asian cu ltures in Los Angeles and beyond.\n\nFor more information or to buy ticket s go to\, <a href="http://www.asianamericanjazzfestival.com/" target="_bla nk"> www.asianamericanjazzfestival.</a> SUMMARY:1st Annual Asian American Jazz Festival URL:/en/events/2009/11/01/1st-annual-asian-american-jazz-festival/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR