Jeff Berman
Mimi Jong
Sue Powers

AppalAsia combines the influences of Appalachian and Asian music traditions with original composition and inspired improvisation to create their unique musical voice. Using erhu, dulcimer, banjo, and vocals they have created a cross-cultural musical experience that draws on their collaboration of traditions with an ear toward the future.

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AppalAsia was recently selected to join the roster of PennPAT, Pennsylvania Artists on Tour, starting in 2012. See our artist page:

”...the percussive runs on Sue Powers’ banjo blend beautifully with the earthy airs
Mimi Jong’s bow draws from her erhu, and the throatier rhythms of Jeff Berman’s dulcimer...”

Bill O’Driscoll, Pgh City Paper