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Unforgettable – The Lotus Skyliners Story

Travel back in time to the 1950s and 1960s when the Lotus Skyliners were a highly sought after Japanese American swing band that played in and around Seattle and up and down the West Coast. A newly-released book “The Lotus Skyliners – How a Big Band Lifts Up a Small Community” summarizes the experiences of the teenage band members before, during, and after World War II.

Make your plans to attend the first in-person book signing event at the venue where the band practiced and performed seventy years ago. Purchase your book, have it signed, listen to live music, and meet some of the former Skyliners band members!                       

Join us at the Book Launch! 


Praise for

The Lotus Skyliners
"How a Big Band Lifts Up a Small Community" 

“Like blooming lotus flowers, the beauty and harmony of the Skyliners’ music filled the hearts of the Seattle Buddhist Temple Sangha and the greater community with joy. Namo Amida Butsu.” 

– REVEREND KATSUYA KUSUNOKI RIMBAN, Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple

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