The legendary trumpeter told the San Diego Union-Tribute that he "wasn't anywhere near Joey's sophistication at his age."
The choreographer, dancer, and vocalist discussed her upbringing and influences to Asia Society Northern California.
The turntablist says he's drawn to his craft out of a desire to be "the person who makes everyone dance."
The two-day event offers a rejoinder to the country's reputation for political instability and extremism.
The Indian-American saxophonist discusses his heritage, musical influences, and why Ravi Shankar's appearance at Woodstock was both the "best and worst thing" to happen to Indian music.
After two decades of bridging Chinese and American cultures in various roles, the rocker, writer, podcaster, and techie looks back as he prepares to leave China.
"I wanted to make something that would really be infused with Shanghai. And I wanted it to be a sort of time capsule of that night."
The acclaimed traditional Chinese musician discusses learning her craft amid the Cultural Revolution, and how she's sought to bridge cultures through music.
The folk musician's relationship with the Asian country predates her musical career.
The British musician, who died on Sunday, was notable for his enthusiasm for the Asian country's culture.
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