Jazz is often defined as a musical genre in the United States that incorporates a fusion of American, African, and European musical influences. Yet, a new wave of artists is pushing the boundaries of this genre by integrating traditional Asian instruments into jazz. This deep dive explores the fascinating world of this fusion genre in New York City, focusing on the contributions of musicians like Jen Shyu, Meg Okura, and Zhanxu Wu, who are at the forefront of promoting and advancing this unique art form.
Co-Producer, Videographer, and Editor: David Cheung
Co-Producer, Correspondent and Narrator: Kaleah Haddock