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Throughout the years the band has held an annual concert and has performed at the Obon festival in San Jose. The band has also performed at many Obon festivals in neighboring Bay Area towns including Alameda, Mill Valley, Mountain View, Oakland, San Francisco and Union City. The band has traveled to other California towns such as Cortez, Fresno, Hanford, Livingston, Lodi, Los Angeles, Monterey, Penryn, Sebastopol, and Stockton to perform at senior appreciation events, concerts, Japanese community reunions, and church anniversaries.

The San Jose Chidori Band has played a unique role in San Jose and in many towns in California.

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November 6, 2016 |

Chidori Band’s Fall Concert in San Jose

The San Jose Chidori Band will present a fall concert at the newly renovated San Jose Buddhist Church Annex on Saturday, November 19 at 7 pm. The San Jose Buddhist Church is located at 640 North Fifth Street in San Jose. The Chidori Band will perform contemporary Japanese songs in a variety of styles including Pop/rock, enka, J-pop, and Latin. This year’s guest performers are the Wesley Jazz Ensemble which performs live music for events at the Wesley United Methodist Church as well as at various community events and at senior centers throughout San Jose. This band performs a variety of songs from the swing-era of the 40’s, jazz standards, blues, Latin, and also recent...

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