Aki Yoshimoto (sax), Park Yeongse (pf), Daisuke Ijichi (b), Makoto Rikitake (ds)

When:
2017 / 10 / 26 (Thu)
Live House:
Apollo - Shimokitazawa
Category:
Jazz
Open Time:
19:30
Start Time:
20:00
Door Price:
Tip (for musicians 1000yen~), drink order, bar charge (800)
Website:
http://jazzakihiro60.wixsite.com/akihiro-yoshimoto
Added by:
APOLLO Shimokitazawa
Aki Yoshimoto (sax), Park Yeongse (pf), Daisuke Ijichi (b), Makoto Rikitake (ds)

Details

Akihiro Yoshimoto

(Tenor sax,  Soprano sax,  Clarinet,  Flute Player, Composer)

 

He began playing the tenor saxophone at the age of 12 in his hometown of Kobe, Japan. 

He entered the Berklee College of Music in 2004 and studied with George Garzone, Joe Lovano, Frank Tiberi.

He graduated Berklee College of Music in 2006. He won an excellent prize in the Yokohama Jazz Competition 2007.

Currently, he has joined Tokyo’s jazz scene with his quartet, other groups and some big bands at various jazz clubs and appearances at jazz festivals including Wangaratta Jazz Festival, Tokyo Jazz 2009, NHK Session 2011 & 2013, Yatsugatake Jazz Festival 2009 & 2010. In June 2012, he released his first self composed CD "Blending Tone" (ORBIT RECORDS, Disk Union). His song "Boston Subway" won "FINALIST AWARD" at the 18th USA Songwriting Competition 2013.

Also his original song "The Mystery Of Onion Rings" was chosen as a finalist in the world’s biggest songwriting competition, the “International Songwriting Competition 2014".

In May 2015, he released his second self composed CD “Moving Color" (MOR RECORDS) .

 

http://jazzakihiro60.wixsite.com/akihiro-yoshimoto/english

 


Live House

Live House:
Apollo
Address:
B1 2-9-22 Kitazawa, Setagaya-ku
Area:
Shimokitazawa
Address (Japanese):
東京都世田谷区北沢2-9-22 EIKO下北沢ビル地下1階
Map link:
http://ameblo.jp/430416apollo/entry-12101940478.html
Closest stations:
Shimokitazawa
Apollo

Details

"BEER & COOL JAZZY MUSIC"

TEL: 090-2906-8082

 

Directions: Come out of Shimokitazawa Station (Odakyu line) SOUTH exit (Minami-guchi) and go LEFT (NOT toward McDonald's). That street ends shortly and you'll have to go RIGHT. Then take your first LEFT again, then your next RIGHT. Apollo will be on your right, it's in the basement level.

 

《APOLLO schedule》

http://ameblo.jp/430416apollo/entrylist.html

《APOLLO Facebook》

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