What is a New Jazz Hall?: Masahiko Sato special unit, Poetry & Jazz, more

2018 / 11 / 03 (Sat)
Live House:
Pit Inn - Shinjuku
Improvised, Jazz
Open Time:
Start Time:
Door Price:
4000 yen + tax (with 1 drink)
Shinjuku Pit Inn, tel: 03-3354-2024 e-mail: shinjuku@pit-inn.com
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tanai shinji
 What is a New Jazz Hall?: Masahiko Sato special unit, Poetry & Jazz, more


For New Jazz Hall anniversary 50

What is a New Jazz Hall?

It started from Pit Inn’s warehouse.


 ■ The Masahiko Sato special unit

 Masahiko Sato (p) Kazutoki Umezu (reeds) Nobuyoshi  Ino (b) Hiroshi Yamazaki (ds)

■ Memories of New Jazz Hall and legendary Teruto Soejima

Panelist: Chuuei Yagi (poet) Hozumi Nakadaira (DUG former owner/photographer),

Masahiko Sato Hiroshi Yamasaki Kazue Yokoi (chairperson)

■ Poetry and jazz

 Kazuko Shiraishi (poet) Chuuei Yagi Miya Yamaoka (novelist and poet)

 /Kazutoki Umezu Nobuyoshi Ino Hiroshi Yamazaki.


What is a New Jazz Hall?

Masahiko Togashi, Masayuki Takayanagi, Masahiko Sato, Motoharu Yoshizawa, Itaru Oki, MototeruTakagi and Yoshisaburou Toyozumi gathered for play. It was organized by Teruto Soejima's (critics/producer). New Jazz Hall (NJH) started at November 21, 1969.

That was warehouse for instruments at the 2nd floor of Pit Inn and changed as New Jazz Hall. Indeed it's "experimental place" and is the "place for" creating new jazz. It was "place for exchanging jazz world". This event will continue to 50 years anniversary at next year’s November.


Plan and production: Soejima commemoration project.

Support Corporation: Pit Inn Music.

Cooperation: Teruto Soejima archive, Keio University Art Center.

Live House

Live House:
Pit Inn
Accord Bldg B1, 2-12-4 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku
Address (Japanese):
新宿区新宿2-12-4アコード新宿 B1
Closest stations:
Shinjuku, Shinjuku Sanchome
Pit Inn


Jazz and improvised music venue.



Come out of JR Shinjuku station East exit in front of Alta. Walk right down Shinjuku-dori, pass Mitsukoshi and Isetan department stores. Keep going until you get to the Shinjuku 2-chome intersection. Turn left here and you can find Pit Inn on the right in the basement of the Accord Building.


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