Okinawan music in The Guardian
Justin McCurry is Tokyo Correspondent for the UK newspaper The Guardian. Earlier this year he came to Okinawa to report on the situation here. For his feature on Okinawan music I was able to introduce him to singers Lucy Nagamine and Tatsumi Chibana and he also made contact with Shoukichi Kina and the band Nenes.
After several delays the article has finally been published in today’s edition of the national newspaper. The online version contains a video of Lucy performing live in Naha. Justin also managed to squeeze in a mention of my book. The online article with video is here: