Tag: Ozaki Brothers

Far Western to document Japanese bluegrass

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The passion that many Japanese people have for bluegrass and country music was a shocker for filmmaker James Payne when he first experienced it in 2007. He was traveling with US Americana act Horseshoe Road for a live concert video, and was amazed to see the locals come […]

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The I in IBMA

| October 7, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Bluegrass has been gradually working itself into a worldwide phenomenon, and this year’s convention of the International Bluegrass Music Association really gave one a chance to see that. I made friends from all over Europe, Australia, and Asia while in Raleigh. Pieter Groenveld from the […]

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IBMA chat with the Ozaki Brothers

| September 30, 2013 | 5 Comments
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This year’s World of Bluegrass in Raleigh was chock full of highlights, but few that we experienced in the Bluegrass Today press office can match this delightful interview Tara Linhardt conducted with Yasushi and Hisashi Ozaki on Thursday afternoon following their acceptance of a Distinguished Achievement Award […]

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