December 31, 2018

Kaoru Azuma (vo), Junichi Saeki (pf), Sho Iwata (bs), Hideaki Kakimoto (ds) played M CUATRO in Amagasaki, Hyogo, on Dec 28, 2018



Kaoru Azuma (voice), Junichi Saeki (piano), Sho Iwata (double bass) and Hideaki Kakimoto (drums) performed at M CUATRO in Amagasaki City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan on Friday, December 28th, 2018.






Personnel:

- Kaoru Azuma (voice)
- Junichi Saeki (piano)
- Sho Iwata (double bass)
- Hideaki Kakimoto (drums)

at M CUATRO in Amagasaki City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan on Friday, December 28th, 2018


Set list for the show
* 1st Stage
1. Chanson d'Andy - instrumental
2. You Must Believe In Spring - instrumental
3. Our Love Is Here To Stay
4. Água de Beber
5. Remember Me
6. Stardust
7. Moanin'
* 2nd Stage
1. Caruso - instrumental
2. America - instrumental
3. Cantaloupe Island / music by Herbie Hancock, lyrics by Kaoru Azuma
4. 人生の扉 / music and lyrics by Mariya Takeuchi
5. East Of The Sun (and West of the Moon)
6. What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?
7. L.O.V.E.
* Encore
情熱大陸 Jonetsu Tairiku / Taro Hakase - Azuma scats






They demonstrated a versatile ability to play instrumental pieces from a French film, a bossa nova song in Portuguese, jazz standards in English, a Japanese pop tune and so forth.

In addition, Azuma sang Herbie Hancock's composition she had written lyrics to.



Azuma (vo), Saeki (pf), Iwata (bs), Kakimoto (ds)
Kaoru Azuma (vo), Junichi Saeki (pf), Sho Iwata (ds), Hideaki Kakimoto (ds)





It was terribly chilly outside that night, but the show was warm and fuzzy enough to get ready to enjoy a great New Year's Day with.



Azuma (vo), Saeki (pf), Iwata (bs), Kakimoto (ds)
[left to right] Hideaki Kakimoto (ds), Kaoru Azuma (vo), Sho Iwata (ds), Junichi Saeki (pf)








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