Can American-born musicians learn to play your music?

Can American-born musicians learn to play your music?

Obo Addy Obo Addy
“…There are some people who just learn a couple of phrases from somebody and then start telling people that they are playing Ghanaian music…”
Ali Akbar Khan Ali Akbar Khan
“In the history of America, people never had a chance to learn or hear Indian music, so this has been a completely new thing for them…”
Jin Hi Kim Jin Hi Kim
“…there are many Asian musicians who play Western classical music well. I think this reverse situation is more possible…”
Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D’Rivera
“I have always maintained the thesis that you do not need to be an Austrian to be able to interpret Mozart…Latin American music is no exception.”