Guitarist Karl Evangelista on Exploring the Filipino Avant-Garde

From SF Weekly, Evangelista is interviewed:

Evagelista performs his piece Taglish, exploring Filipino-American culture, at the Red Poppy Art House on Friday, along with Wong and some other jazz stalwarts. He spoke with us about the improvisational element in Filipino music, how his political family supported him in an artistic career, listening to Ornette Coleman when he was young, and his ethical responsibility to be a musician.