Derek Short's Jam Session - Groove, Jazz & Funk Workshop

2016 / 10 / 28 (Fri)
Live House:
w.jaz - Nishi-Ogikubo
All Mix, Funk, Jazz
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Door Price:
¥1,500 plus 2 drink minimum
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Derek Short's Jam Session - Groove, Jazz & Funk Workshop


Hello Everyone ,
6 string Chicago bassist / saxophonist Derek Short will be hosting another Jazz, Funk and Soul Groove Jam Session and Band Workshop on Friday 10月28日 (October 28th) at W.jaz ( in Nishi Ogikubo. This is a mixed genre jam session and all instruments, vocalists, etc.., are welcome.

The 10/28 House Band will be 

Derek Short - Bass, etc..,

Akihiro Horikoshi - Keys

Tomohide Kinugasa - Drums


Peace .

Derek Short
p.s. ,
Below are just a few of the many tunes we have done at previous sessions ( of course we would love for people to bring in other tunes too ) .

Street Life ( Crusaders )
Red Clay ( Freddie Hubbard )
Golden (Jill Scott)
All Blues (Miles Davis)
I Wish (Stevie Wonder)
Afro Blue (Robert Glasper / Erika Badeau)
Actual Proof (Herbie Hancock)
If I Ain't Got You (Alicia keys)
Driftin' ( Herbie Hancock )
My Cherie Amour ( Stevie Wonder )
Purple Haze (Jimi Hendrix)
Foxy Lady (Jimi Hendrix)
Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone ( Bill Withers )
Let's Stay Together (Al Green)
Lovely Day (Bill Withers)
Hang Uo Your Hangups (Herbie Hancock)
Thieves In The Temple (Prince)
Natural Woman (Aretha Franklin)
Smoke on The Water (Deep Purple)
Footprints (Wayne Shorter) Terrance Blanchard arr.
Stand By Me ( Ben E King )
Chameleon (Herbie Hancock)
Englishman In New York (Sting)
Dock Of The Bay (Ben E King)
Mercy Mercy Mercy (Cannonball Adderly)
I Keep Forgetting ( Michael Macdonald )
Seven Steps To Heaven (Miles Davis)
Well You Needn't (Thelonious Monk)
Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana)
People Make The World Go Round ( The Stylistics )
Come Together (Beatles)
Mustang Sally
A Night In Tunisia ( Dizzy version )
And The Melody Remains The Same (Chaka Khan version )
Blue Bossa
Red Baron ( Billy Cobham )
My Funny Valentine
Fragile (Sting)
Brown Sugar (D'Angelo)
Soul Intro
Ain't No Sunshine ( Bill Withers)
Just The Two of Us (Grover Washington Jr.)
The Chicken
Cissy Strut (The Meters)
Isn't She Lovely (Stevie Wonder)
What's Going On (Marvin Gaye)
Four on Six ( Wes Montgomery )
I Can't Help It (Michael Jackson)
All Blues (Miles Davis )
Jean Pierre ( Miles Davis )
Change The World ( Eric Clapton )
Yesterday ( Beatles as Reggae )
Road Song ( Wes Montgomery )
You've Got a Friend (Carole King)
Blue In Green (Miles)
Cantaloupe Island (Herbie Hancock)
Nature Boy (George Benson )
Don't Know Why (Nora Jones )
The Thumb ( Wes Montgomery )
Happy (Pharell Williams) 
Watermelon Man (Headhunters version)
Valerie (Amy Winehouse)
Josie ( Steely Dan )
Peg ( Steely Dan )
Crazy ( Gnarls Barkley )
Georgy Porgy (Toto)
Tell Me A Bed Time Story ( Herbie Hancock )
Spain ( Chick Corea )
Armando's Rhumba ( Chick Corea )
Humpty Dumpty (Chick Corea )
Feel Like making Love ( Roberta Flack)
Hit The Road Jack (Scofield Arrangement)
I Don't Need No Doctor (Scofield Arrangement)
Sticks and Stones ( Scofield Arrangement)
Teen Town ( Jaco )
Birdland ( Weather Report )
Three Views of a Secret ( Jaco )
In A Sentimental Mood
There Is No Greater Love
Body and Soul
My Favorite Things
Take Five (Dave Brubeck Group)
500 Miles High ( Chick Corea )
Bright Size Life ( Pat Metheny )
Billie's Bounce ( F Blues )
Rhythm-a-Ning ( Bb Rhythm Changes )
West Coast Blues ( Wes Montgomery )
Valdez in The Country ( Donnie Hathaway )

Live House

Live House:
B101, 3-7-6 Nishiogikubo, Suginami-ku
Address (Japanese):
東京都杉並区西荻南3-7-6 サンパレス西荻Ⅱ B101
Closest stations:


Jazz Funk Live and Bar

B101 SunpaResu Nishi Ogikubo Ⅱ , 3-7-6 Nishi Ogikubo, Suginami-ku, Tokyo

TEL 03-6750-9105


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