Progressive Jazz Meets Japanese Gagaku – Creative Jazz Trio –

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Seven international musicians held a live-streaming concert on September 30, 2020, at Absolute Blue in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, featuring progressive jazz music mixed with traditional Japanese sounds.

The concert was hosted by Creative Jazz Trio with four guest performers. Since 2014, the trio has been actively performing a unique blend of classic and jazz music.

The guest performers included University of Science and Arts of Chiapas (UNICACH) Junior Professor Keiko Kotoku, the youngest soloist winner of second prize in the Universal Marimba Competition 2013 in Belgium. She also won first prize in Duo category in the same competition.

Among other international guest musicians were traditional Japanese Gagaku artists Motonori Miura (hichiriki) and Fumiya Otonashi (sh�). // Continue to the full article

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