Chicago musician Yoko Noge: “Music without emotion is nothing”

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Yoko Noge and Justin Kaufmann

The great Chicago musician Yoko Noge joins Justin to talk about her career, what she knew about blues music when she came to Chicago from Japan in 1984, understanding the different styles of blues, trying to find a place in the local blues scene, when she realized she had the skill to be a part of the scene and her appearance this weekend at the 61st annual Ginza Holiday Festival. We are also treated to a couple of songs!

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