Aug. 25, 2021

Mariko: Bringing Classical Influence to Rock and Pop Music

Ep. 96

Cellist Mariko (performed with Madonna, Starset, Cirque du Soleil and more) joins Benny, Siobhán and Cory to talk about her impressive musical journey starting in Japan and bringing her to venues around the world. We hear about her move to the United States without even knowing English, the pressure of performing an unaccompanied solo during her first world tour, her 1st introductions to American rock music, how she decided to stand out as a performer, how popular MARTY FRIEDMAN actually is in Japan and more.


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