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While musicians have often produced melodies with xylophones in glass bottles, taking sound science to a whole new level, a group of Japanese musicians created the William Tell Overture with a combination of toy train and bottle. No less than 130 members of AKB48, a Japanese idol theater group made up entirely of women, recreated …

A prominent Japanese musician in the New York jazz scene suffered a broken collarbone during a beating – all because he was presumed to be Chinese. Tadataka Unno, 40, and the jazz pianist in question were allegedly attacked for the first time by a lonely teenager after leaving a subway station near his home in …

A vicious racist attack causes a surge of love and support for the victim. Tadataka Unno, a Japanese jazz pianist based in New York, was assaulted by eight young people in a metro station on September 27. It is not yet known whether the 40-year-old, who suffered serious injuries including a broken collarbone, will be …