A recent decision by USCIS recognizes that fusion or hybrid music can be “culturally unique” and therefore form the basis for P visa eligibility. See: http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/17/11735665-immigration-decision-could-make-it-easier-for-foreign-fusion-bands-to-play-in-us?lite for an interesting article about a South American klezmer group. This decision may have some relevance for showing the uniqueness of a particular field for extraordinary ability cases (EB-1).
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