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Japanese band drums up support for victims of tragedy
Students in the Green Band Assn., this year performing Michael Jackson music in the Rose Parade, get affirmation during their trip to the United States.
Green Band member Chiho Okamoto loosens her shoes after marching during practice for the upcoming Rose Parade. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times / December 26, 2010)
[形]((米))やって来る, 近づく, 今度の. ⇒UP-AND-COMING
On the blacktop of an empty parking lot, brass instruments and moonwalking merge.
It is the day before Christmas and nearly 200 Japanese high school and college students sporting white fedoras strut outside Angel Stadium as they practice one of Michael Jackson's greatest hits.
"Bad," coupled with slick dance moves, is likely to be a crowd-pleaser at Saturday's Rose Parade, but the nonprofit Green Band Assn. has a higher cause. Established in 1998, its mission is to instill confidence in Japanese youth as well as raise money for victims of natural disasters, even those as far from home as Southern California.
moonwalking, MJ 舞步