Japanese singer Saori Yuki continues her weekend series of concerts with Pink Martini at the Hollywood Bowl, tonight at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7:30.
Yuki partnered with Pink Martini shortly after hearing a cover of her song “Taya Tan” performed by the Portland, Ore.-based ensemble on their 2007 album “Hey Eugene.”
Pink Martini will also be joined by the Los Angeles Philharmonic (conducted by Bramwell Tovey) and singers China Forbes and Storm Large.
The 12-piece band’s new album, “Get Happy,” will be released on Sept. 24. It features 16 songs selected and arranged by Thomas Lauderdale, including songs in German, French, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Farsi, Turkish and Romanian.
The Hollywood Bowl is located at 2301 N. Highland Ave. in Los Angeles,. For tickets and more information, visit www.hollywoodbowl.com.
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Saori Yuki (in Japanese):
I have a great story concerning Scat in the Dark and Ms Yuki I would love to verify and share if I could contact her producer. The story takes place in 1969 in Okinawa.
If someone could direct me to the right person I would greatly appretiate it.
My wife and I both think she is wonderful.