Japannese jazz-pianis wat herstel na 'n operasie na die metro-aanval in New York

'N Japannese jazz-pianis is in 'n metrostasie in New York geslaan, vereis dat hy in die hospitaal opgeneem moet word, according to the New York City Police Department and the man’s family.

Tydens die aanval op September 27, Tadataka Unno was exiting the West 135th Street station in Harlem when he was confronted by a group of young people blocking the turnstiles, according to a police report.
Police said that after Unno tried to avoid them, he was pushed from behind and two people began yelling at him. One male began beating Unno, followed him, and continued to attack him, causing Unno to fall to the ground. The male fled the scene and Unno was transported to a nearby hospital. No arrests have been made, volgens die NYPD.
Unno is a jazz pianist and composer who has played at the Kennedy Center as well as New York jazz clubs including Village Vanguard, Dizzy’s Club, and the Blue Note. Unno has lived in New York City since 2008, volgens to his website.
    A note on his website reads: “Thank you everyone for your prayers, love and tremendous support for Tadataka and Family.

    Unno recovering from surgery

    Jerome Jennings, a longtime friend of Unno and the conductor of The Juilliard School’s jazz orchestra, started a GoFundMe-bladsy wat meer as $ 122,000 as of Sunday evening, well above the original $ 25,000 doelwit.
    Jennings wrote on the GoFundMe page that theassailants broke Tada’s right collar bone, bruised his head, and bodyand that he was rushed to the emergency room after the attack.
    Unno is currently recovering from surgery, his wife Sayaka told CNN.
    Jennings says that most of the GoFundMe donations were between $ 5 en $ 100, and stemmed mainly from the jazz community, which has been hard-hit by Covid-19 restrictions.
    Jennings said that, in the wake of the attackeverybody showed up for Tadataka,” wie hy beskryf het “a kind, beautiful person.
    I thought that was just a testament to his character and also a testament to the people doing the right thing,” Jennings gesê. “We need all the slivers of light as possible.
    In Augustus, the NYPD announced the creation of an Asian Hate Crime Task Force after an increase in racist attacks against Asian Americans during the Covid-19 pandemic. The NYPD said it is not currently investigating the attack as a hate crime, but some local politicians have condemned the attack for being motivated by hate.
    New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer said in a tweet that the incident washorrific.
    We can’t tolerate acts of hate and we must fight bigotry on all fronts. My thoughts are with Tadataka Unno and his family as he recovers,” Stringer said.
      Rep. Grace Meng, who represents the 6th Congressional District in Queens, said in a Twitter post that the attack washard to seein the city where I grew up and am now raising my boys.
      My thoughts are with Tadataka Unno and his family as he recovers. Haat — against AAPIs and against any communityhas no place in New York,” Meng said.

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