ANFTD #86: Emi Makabe

Great vocalist and shamisen player Emi Makabe joins Dave Douglas for a conversation about her new album, Anniversary. They talk about the shamisen, about Emi finding its use in her modern music, and about her band including her husband Thomas Morgan. Thomas stops by for a bit as well. Interesting insights into lyric writing in English and Japanese. Check out this brilliant and original new work.

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Edited by Geoffrey Countryman.