April 15, 2018

Makoto Ozone and Taku Hirano to join The International Jazz Day Global Concert 2018

International Jazz Day has announced musicians who will attend The 2018 All-Star Global Concert.

International Jazz Day is proud to announce the All-Star Global Concert in Saint Petersburg, Russia which will be live streamed with iconic jazz pianist Herbie Hancock @herbiehancockofficial (USA) and renowned saxophonist Igor Butman (Russia) who will serve as artistic co-directors of the all-star concert and John Beasley (USA) will serve as the evening’s musical director. The concert will feature performances by an international roster of artists including Cyrille Aimée @cyrilleaimee (France), Till Brönner @tillbroenner_official (Germany), Oleg Butman @olegbutman (Russia) Fatoumata Diawara @fatoumata_diawara__ (Côte d’Ivoire), Joey DeFrancesco @joey_defrancesco (USA), Kurt Elling @kurtelling (USA), Antonio Faraò @antoniofaraoofficial (Italy), James Genus @james_genus (USA), Robert Glasper @robertglasper (USA), Hassan Hakmoun (Morocco), Gilad Hekselman @ghex (Israel), Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez @elnegrodrums (Cuba), Taku Hirano @takuhirano (Japan), Anatoli Kroll (Russia), Gaoyang Li (China), Rudresh Mahanthappa @rudreshkm (USA), The Manhattan Transfer @themanhattantransfer (USA), Branford Marsalis (USA), James Morrison (Australia), Moscow Jazz Orchestra (Russia), 小曽根真 Makoto Ozone (Japan), Danilo Perez @daniloperezjazz (Panama), Dianne Reeves @diannereeves (USA), Lee Ritenour (USA), Luciana Souza @lucianasouzamusic (Brazil) and Ben Williams @benwmsonbass (USA), among others. #JazzDay

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They include pianist Makoto Ozone and percussionist Taku Hirano from Japan.

The show will be live streamed online from Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The curtain on it will go up at 7:00 11:00 pm local time if it takes place as has happened in the past (revised on April 23rd, 2018).

You have to stay up until 1:00 5:00 am on the night to watch it in Japan (revised on April 23rd, 2018).

Isamu Nozaki at Jazz Up Japan

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March 21, 2018

Chihiro Yamanaka to join Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrating Women's History Month 2018

Japan's jazz pianist Chihiro Yamanaka is taking part in the concert that celebrates Women's History Month at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York on Saturday, March 24th, 2018 EDT.

The concert features Mary Lou Williams, who arranged a lot of music for jazz giants such as Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and Benny Goodman.

The musicians who will play the show are all women, one of whom is Chihiro Yamanaka.

The performance is scheduled to stream online at 10 am on Friday, March 23rd, 2018 EDT. (Not sure whether it will be live or recorded.)

Isamu Nozaki at Jazz Up Japan

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posted by Jazz Up Japan at 22:20 on March 21, 2018 JST | gig info | このブログの読者になる | 更新情報をチェックする

March 05, 2018

Kaoru Azuma (vo) and Phillip Strange (pf) to play gallery zing in Kobe on Sun, Mar 25, 2018

[Gig Info] - Sun, Mar 25th in Kobe - voice, piano - Y2500 adv / Y3000 door. Min 1 drink.

* Venue: gallery zing in Kobe

* Time: 7:30 pm on Sunday, March 25th

* 2-piece: voice, piano

* Cover: 2500 JPY advance / 3000 JPY door + Minimum 1 drink

Kaoru Azuma (vo) and Phillip Strange (pf)

On Sunday, March 25th, Kaoru Azuma (voice) and Phillip Strange (piano) will be playing at gallery zing near Konan-Yamate Station on JR Kobe Line in Kobe.

Thoroughly smoke-free at all times.

The curtain on the show will go up at 7:30 pm.

Cover is
2500 JPY advance (make reservations by Contact Form on the venue's website ),
3000 JPY door,
1500 JPY for a student with ID
+ Minimum one drink.

The door will open at 7:00 pm.


- Kaoru Azuma (voice)
- Phillip Strange (piano)


+ gallery zing

Isamu Nozaki at Jazz Up Japan

posted by Jazz Up Japan at 11:58 on March 05, 2018 JST | gig info | このブログの読者になる | 更新情報をチェックする