• Kyodo


Japanese and American musicians including New York-based jazz pianist Manami Morita were among those who entertained visitors to Washington’s annual cherry blossom festival on Saturday.

Also appearing at a sold-out event at the Warner Theatre were Japanese pop singer Misato Watanabe and the AUN J Classic Orchestra group, giving a modern performance of traditional Japanese instruments. Deborah Bond, a Washington-based soul singer, also performed.

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