Video: Sapporo Snow Festival Concert Series 2
Video by Jay Mann
Members of the U.S. Army Japan Band’s “Uncle Sam’s All-American Brass Band" performed at multiple venues during the 2013 Sapporo Snow Festival in Hokkaido 5-8 February 2013. Some two million people are expected to visit the week-long festival which has over 200 snow sculptures. Lead: U.S. Army Japan Band members traveled to the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido recently to perform at the 2013 Sapporo Snow Festival. Jay Mann shows us what it's like when hot music meets cold snow. Tag: When he's not playing Jazz Trombone, Mr. Ries is the Consul General for the US Consulate General in Sapporo, Japan. Soundbite includes Consul General John N. Ries - Jazz Trombone. Produced by Jay Mann, USARJ Public Affairs. Also available in High Definition.