Thursday, September 10, 2009


Norine Braun Takes Acoustically Inclined To Japan

Vancouver, BC Canada - Vancouver based singer-songwriter Norine Braun embarks on her first Asian showcase and tour in Japan. Showcasing Sept. 20th at the first bilingual music conference in Japan, the international Kansai Music Conference, Building Bridges WIth Music in Osaka. WIth over 50 independent artists from 13 countries and 5 continents, Norine Braun will be representing Canada in the acoustic showcase. Playing songs from her first ever full-length acoustic album, Acoustically Inclined and songs from her previous releases. Norine, once again solidifies her ability to transition easily over to the acoustic world and transform into a roots blues oriented folkster. Norine Braun's music has been called "jazzed up, funk tinged pop." Built on a solid foundation of soul, Norine's music experiments with forms from ambient pop to jazz and folk on her 7 independent albums of original music. Tuneful and savvy her music zings to the heart of any listener. Winner: Artists for Literacy International Songwriting Competition, Stonewall Society's Female Musician of the Year for Now and Zen, Female Singer-Songwriter of the Year - Jazz for song Crystallize at Los Angeles International Independent Music Awards.

Norine shares the KMC showcase with Techung a Tibetan folk and freedom singer/songwriter living in exile in the San Francisco Bay Area. In recent years, Techung has had the honor to open for His Holiness the Dalai Lama's public speech in Costa Rica, Japan and USA. Techung and his band Lhasa Spirits performed this year at the famous Carnegie Hall. Norine's tour includes these dates: 9/18 w/Dale Campbell a solo acoustic guitarist and harp-guitarist from the UK @ Bamboo Club: Osaka, 9/21 Big Fish Live @ Shibuya Home in Tokyo with Japanese artists: Hiroki Oshiba, Kaori Tsuji and Hana Seito Open 18:00 Start 18:30 and on 9/22 at The Pink Cow in Tokyo 8pm

To learn more about Norine Braun contact www.norinebraun.com

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