November 08, 2018

TOKU (vo, fgh), Shiho (vo) and Ai Kuwabara (pf) played NAM Hall in Kyoto on Oct 25th, 2018


TOKU (vocals, flugelhorn), Shiho (vocals) and Ai Kuwabara (piano) performed at NAM Hall in Kyoto on October 25th, 2018.







Personnel:

- TOKU (vocals, flugelhorn)

- Shiho (vocals)

- Ai Kuwabara (piano)

at NAM HALL in Kyoto, Japan on Thursday, October 25th, 2018



Set list for the show
* 2nd Stage
1. Kiss Of Life
2. I Can't Help It
3. Moonglow
4. Bad - Shiho, Kuwabara
5. (Improvisation) - TOKU, Kuwabara
6. I Thought It Was You
* Encore
Sing A Song / The Carpenters







Kuwabara showed how proficient she is in accompanying outstanding singers.

TOKU is a vocalist, as well as a flugelhornist, has his own voice that attracts the audience.

Shiho, the former member of Fried Pride, is proud of her powerful voice.

They played a sold-out show in the ancient capital on the night when a beautiful moon shone.






Excerpt from Shiho's Twitter feed






Isamu Nozaki at Jazz Up Japan




posted by Jazz Up Japan at 09:47 on November 08, 2018 JST | show report | このブログの読者になる | 更新情報をチェックする

October 22, 2018

Mao Yamamoto (org) and Yutaka Hashimoto (gt) played Cafe Prélude in Osaka on October 20th, 2018


Mao Yamamoto (hammond organ) and Yutaka Hashimoto (electric guitar) performed at Cafe Prélude in Osaka on October 20th, 2018.







Personnel:

- Mao Yamamoto (hammond organ)

- Yutaka Hashimoto (electric guitar)

at Cafe Prélude in Osaka, Japan on Saturday, October 20th, 2018



Set list for the show
* 1st Stage
1. In A Mellow Tone
2. Mimosa
3. Someday My Prince Will Come
4. Misty
5. One Note Samba
* 2nd Stage
1. Shiny Stockings
2. Georgia On My Mind
3. Triste
4. Feeling Fall / Mao Yamamoto
5. How High The Moon
* Encore
On The Sunny Side Of The Street







They played jazz standards, as well as one of Yamamoto's original compositions.

The combination of hammond organ and electric guitar is rare in the live music scene. However, they sounded quite comfortable in the cozy cafe on the afternoon of the beautiful fall day.





Signboard at Cafe Prélude in Osaka on Oct 20, 2018






Isamu Nozaki at Jazz Up Japan




posted by Jazz Up Japan at 10:00 on October 22, 2018 JST | show report | このブログの読者になる | 更新情報をチェックする

October 14, 2018

Colin Vallon Trio played Osaka Municipal Abeno Ward Inhabitant Center Small Hall in Osaka on October 10th, 2018

posted by Jazz Up Japan at 13:37 on October 14, 2018 JST | show report | このブログの読者になる | 更新情報をチェックする