Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Mariko Omura was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan and suffered through World War II while in her teens. After the war, she married a Japanese-American soldier from Hawaii and became a citizen of the United States. She has been a radio announcer for Tokyo Broadcasting Station (TBS) in Japan and after moving to California has been an owner of a jazz nightclub in Santa Monica. Currently, she promotes world class jazz musician for tours in Japan. She resides in Los Angeles and has two grown sons.