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The Arts Intel Report

A Cultural Compass
For the World Traveler
A Cultural Compass
For the World Traveler

Tokyo Jazz Festival

Aug 30 – Sept 1, 2019

Are Japanese jazz audiences still as reverent as a nonna at high mass? If so, this year’s liturgies, which feature Meshell Ndegeocello, Chick Corea, Kamasi Washington, and Charles Lloyd, will offer ample cause for genuflection. —E.E.