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Kaze Japan Tour 2016

Kaze Japan Tour 2016

Pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura have one of the most inventive, challenging and intense quartets in jazz with Kaze. Their tour is not to be missed! »

Tokyo Big Band

Tokyo Big Band

Tokyo Big Band is one of the finest big bands in a city with many excellent big bands. They play originals from leader/pianist Jonathan Katz… »

Kaze Japan Tour 2016

Kaze Japan Tour 2016

Pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura have one of the most inventive, challenging and intense quartets in jazz with Kaze. Their tour is not to be missed! »

Tokyo Big Band

Tokyo Big Band

Tokyo Big Band is one of the finest big bands in a city with many excellent big bands. They play originals from leader/pianist Jonathan Katz… »

Yoshio Suzuki’s excellent release, “Generation Gap,” starts out not with a generation gap but a cultural gap: traditional Japanese wadaiko drums bumping under a dirty blues trumpet line. »

The Jack Scramblers

The Jack Scramblers

The Jack Scramblers Sabaco, Waseda, Tokyo December 13, 2015 Samm Bennett—vocals, percussion, various strange instruments Keigo Iwami–bass Naoya Numa–drums Kazuhisa Uchihashi–guitar Samm Bennett’s Jack Scramblers is an intense group that defies any easy categorization of genres, but uses them all. The intensity of the group’s music amplifies the poetic passion of Bennett’s lyrics, and bundles… »

Leo Bud Welch “I Don’t Prefer No Blues” and “Sabougla Voices”

Leo Bud Welch “I Don’t Prefer No Blues” and “Sabougla Voices”

Leo Bud Welch “I Don’t Prefer No Blues” (Big Legal Mess 2015) Leo Welchレオ・ウェルチ Jimbo Mathus Matt Patton Bronson Tew Eric Carlton Stu Cole Sharde Thomas Tex       Leo Welch “Sabougla Voices” (Big Legal Mess 2013) Leo Welchレオ・ウェルチ Martha Conley & Laverne Conley—the Sabougla voices Andrew Bryant—drums, organ Eric Carlton—piano, organ Jimbo Mathus—guitar… »

Steve Oda

Steve Oda

Steve Oda is a masterful musician steeped in Indian music. His performance was a stunning example of the depth and power of Indian music, and a testament to how difficult it is to play, and how overpowering it is when it’s played right. »

UPCOMING GIGS

Feb09

Axis Mundi featuring Yosuke Yamashita

Miya (fl), Mitsuru Nasuno (b), Masahiro Uemura (ds), Guest: Yosuke Yamashita (p)

Feb09

Frank LoCrasto Trio

Frank LoCrasto (p), Noah garabedian (b), Jimmy Macbride (ds)

Feb10

Tomonao Hara Quartet

Tomonao Hara (tp), Takuma Asada (g), Hiroshi Ikejiri (b), Dennis Frehse (ds)

Feb12

Fumio Karashima Trio

Fumio Karashima (p), Satsuki Kusui (b), Nobuyuki Komatsu (ds)...

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Tokyo Big Band at B Flat

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