Saburo "Sab" Watanabe Inoue, Chien-Hua Lee, Hsueh-Cheng "Ryo" Liao, Akira Otsuka, Tsuyoshi "Josh" Otsuka and Toshio Watanabe make up Bluegrass 45, a pioneering Japanese bluegrass band that marks its 50-year anniversary at this year’s World of Bluegrass.
Saburo "Sab" Watanabe Inoue, Chien-Hua Lee, Hsueh-Cheng "Ryo" Liao, Akira Otsuka, Tsuyoshi "Josh" Otsuka and Toshio Watanabe make up Bluegrass 45, a pioneering Japanese bluegrass band that marks its 50-year anniversary at this year’s World of Bluegrass. Josh Goleman
Saburo "Sab" Watanabe Inoue, Chien-Hua Lee, Hsueh-Cheng "Ryo" Liao, Akira Otsuka, Tsuyoshi "Josh" Otsuka and Toshio Watanabe make up Bluegrass 45, a pioneering Japanese bluegrass band that marks its 50-year anniversary at this year’s World of Bluegrass. Josh Goleman

Bluegrass music brought these Japanese musicians together. Bluegrass week will reunite them again

September 27, 2017 08:00 AM

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