The Blue Room, E. 18th St., has organist Everette DeVan and singer Lori Tucker leading the Monday jam at 7 p.m. March 20; singer Eboni Fondren at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23; and bassist Bob Bowman’s Bowdog band at p.m. Friday, March A wonderful return to form for saxophonist Bobby Watson – one of the best albums we've heard from him in years, and a massive regrouping of his legendary Horizon ensemble! Watson first assembled the group back in the 80s – as a vehicle for the tightly-crafted soul jazz he was writing at the time – a fresh sound that brought a new level of joy to jazz expression, and which . LP, Vinyl record album (Indie-exclusive colored vinyl pressing – limited!) Also available Pacific Breeze 2 – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie to
LP, Vinyl record album. 8. One of the most soulful 70s records by Japanese guitarist Kazumi Watanabe – recorded with the Manhattan Blaze group of American jazzmen, arranged and conducted with a sweet soulful finish by Cecil Bridgewater! stylistic themes are carried through similarly on the second disc's long grooving "Song Of Praise. (2-CD set) Steps Ahead's very first live acoustic jazz recording from , which was initially only released in Japan - this album contains 5 bonus tracks, feat. Michael Brecker, Don Grolnick, Eddie Gomez, Steve Gadd, Mike Mainieri & guest Kazumi Watanabe/5(34). [VINYL LP + BOOK] (Song Cycle He is the music programmer for The Royal Room, a performance venue in Seattle, Washington, and a professor of composition at the Cornish College of the Arts." Kazumi Watanabe, and Herbie Hancock. In the mids he began focusing on his own career, blending his avant-garde origins with electronic. The quality of the music is a bit hard to sum up in words, but the package provides a perfect introduction to the range of great Japanese jazz albums issued by Columbia in the 70s – with titles that include "Shrimp Dance" by Hiroshi Suzuki, "On The Horizon" by Kazumi Watanabe, "Love More Train" by Terumasa Hino, "Breeze" by Hiromasa Suzuki. A reissue of Japanese singer-songwriter Nina Atsuko's debut album, Play Room, originally released in This album is one of the most-wanted Japanese city pop albums, but it's quite hard to find the original vinyl. Nina covered her favorite bossa nova, Latin, and American pops tunes in Japanese with the sound of '80s urban jazz fusion. Guitar – Kazumi Watanabe Percussion – Yuji Imamura A beautiful little record, with some of the slight exotic touches you might expect from the title – as the group features Kazumi Watanabe on acoustic and electric guitar, and Yuji Imamura on percussion – both musicians who help open up the sound of the trio core into much warmer territory!
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