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This popular Okinawa folk-pop duo consists of guitarist Isamu Shimoji
and Yukito Ara, who plays the sanshin, a three-stringed, snakeskin-covered relative of the banjo. The pair’s mellow, often sentimental music employs the so-called “Okinawan scale,” which seems to split the difference between Japanese and Hawaiian styles. Find out more during a pre-performance talk about Okinawan music and culture.

Fri., Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m., 2014

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