Weekend Jazz Meetup #49(前半)

3月17日(土)の放送、前半にお届けした作品:

1. Kiyoshi Kitagawa/ Linden BLVD
(2017年のアルバム「Turning Point」から)| amazon jp |
2. Mamiko Watanabe/ Like Someone In Love
(2018年のアルバム「Flying Without Wings」から)| CD Baby |
3. Katsuko Tanaka/ Fifth Face
(2016年のアルバム「Wish Board」から)| amazon jp |
4. MUSOH Tokyo Edition/ She Always A Woman
(2016年の東京でのライブから)
5. UTOPIA/ The Song You Told
(2017年のアルバム「Utopia」から)| yuto mitomi | yuto kanazawa |
6. Mamiko Watanabe/ Palette
(2018年のアルバム「Flying Without Wings」から)| CD Baby |
7. Nobuki Takamen/ Blues for Riley
(2014年のアルバム「Solo Guitar」から)| amazon jp |

後半も引き続きWeekend Jazz Meetupをお楽しみください。

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Weekend Jazz Meetup #49(後半)

3月17日(土)の放送、後半にお届けした作品:

8. MUSOH/ A Million Years Ago, A Million Yeas Ahead
(2014年のNYでのリハーサルテイクから)
9. Jun Furuya – The Otherside Quartet/ Southbound
(2017年のアルバム「Southbound」から)| amazon jp |
10. Mamiko Taira/ Detour Ahead
(2015年のアルバム「Heart’s Calling」から)| amazon jp |
11. Toru Dodo/ Just You Just Me
(2008年のアルバム「Do You Like Cappuccino? 」から」| amazon jp |
12. Mayu Saeki/ Soshu Yakyoku
(2018年のアルバム「Hope」から)| amazon jp |
13. Daidarabotchi ダイダラボッチ/jugem 寿限無
(2012年のアルバム「螺旋階段な日常」から)|amazon jp |
14. Mamiko Watanabe/ Letter
(2018年のアルバム「Flying Without Wings」から)| CD Baby |

来週はなんと50回目の放送!ニューヨーク時間の3月24日(土)夜9時半、
日本時間の3月25日(日)朝10時半を予定しております。お楽しみに!

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七月です。

Yuming Things 2


今夜は、これからBronxのGiovanni’sというレストランの中のG-Barという場所で演奏です。
Bronxと言っても、かなり南端、East Harlemに隣接しているエリアなので、
ほとんど感覚としてはマンハッタン。地下鉄に乗っていると車窓の風景に変化が乏しいので
(っていうか、暗い、です、単に)、気が付くとブロンクス、なんだ近いじゃない、って。

レギュラーのオルガンの敦賀明子嬢が、某所で某グループと演奏なので、
代わって百々徹さまが今回は参加してくださいます。

Wedenesday, July 6
Bonz Satoh 4

at G-Bar
579 Grand Concourse,
Bronx, NY

from 6PM to 10PM

    Bonz Satoh (sax)
    Toru Dodo (key)
    Luciana Padmore (drums)
    Mamiko Taira (vocal)

No Cover, No Minimum



そして!Yuming Things 2いよいよ明日です。
いやー、なんだかスゴイことになりそうです。
ポスター、素敵ですよね。千里さん、絵を描いて下さってありがとうございます。
7時にドア・オープン。
前半は7時半から、後半は9時半から。
今夜までは、チケット前売りでイケマスよ。

Monday at NB Lounge, Wednesday at Tomi Jazz

Just because I sent out emails on my mailing list
about this coming Wednesday’s gig at Tomi Jazz,
that doesn’t mean I forgot about my NB Monday.
Because I am listening to Yuming to learn songs for the event on July 7th,
that doesn’t make me forget about my Monday either.

Monday is Monday,
but with the Music, Monday is always special…


Monday, June 20
8PM to 11PM

at NB Lounge
on E56th St bet Park and Lex
(a part of the Lombardy Hotel)
New York, NY 10022

    Mamiko Taira (vocal)
    Toru Dodo (piano)

No Cover, No Minimum



Then, Wednesday, the 22nd.
According to the weather news, this week is filled with rainy days.
Wednesday isn’t the exception – sadly.
I am really, really hoping the miracle will bring the clear night for us.


Wednesday, June 22
from 9PM to 11:30PM

at Tomi Jazz
on 239 E 53rd St bet 2nd 3rd Avenues
(at the lower level)
New York, NY 10022

    Mamiko Taira (vocal)
    Toru Dodo (piano)
    Steve Whipple (bass)
    Tomoaki Kanno (drums)

$10 cover, $10 minimum





Lastly, but kind of important news…

Today, on Monday, June 20, the ADVANCE TICKETS for Yuming Things 2
goes on sale from 9AM EDT at the following website.
When you buy it in advance, you will save $5.
Each show is $10 in advance.

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/183485

June Schedule

June and July look like a kind of
“mentally and musically occupied months” to be – at least in my book.
A handful of great surprises awaits…

For tomorrow, Wednesday, June 1, Bonz Satoh Quartet kicks off the month of June right (every first Wednesday of the month). “G-Bar” is a Bronx local favorite harmoniously neighbors next to East Harlem across the river, and it is a part of an Italian Restaurant, Giovanni’s. You can take 2, 4, or 5 trains and get off at 149th St & Grand Concourse. Or take a cross town bus, M 19 from West/East Harlem if you are an uptowner. Bonz Satoh 4 is Bonz Satoh on Sax, Akiko Tsuruga on Organ, Luciana Padmore on drums, and Mamiko Taira on vocal.

Monday Jazz at NB Lounge runs from 8PM till 11PM on every Monday, and my regular pianist Toru Dodo will be here the entire month of June except Monday, June 13. I am positive he will be away often in Summer like any other Summer, so be sure to catch us together in June.

Who’s going to play for the 13th? For now, I am undecided, and I may even consider doing solo gig on that day just for fun. (how unusual the occasion would be?) Please come back to this site to check to see if I made up my mind doing it or got someone for that day. OR you will be notified if you add yourself to my mailing list :) Drop me a line: mamiko@mmkmmk.com

Fanfare, please!

On Wednesday, June 22, I will be at Tomi Jazz from 9-11:30PM. For this time, 3 outstanding musicians are with me: Toru Dodo on piano, Steve Whipple on bass, and Tomoaki Kanno on drums. It is a great pleasure to work with them, and I am looking forward to playing at Tomi Jazz.

Besides I had performed in Japan in last year, I haven’t present any performance in my own quartet setting. I believe the last time I had my leader quatert gig in the US was… 2 years ago. It’s about a time, isn’t it? I think so, too.





AND a sneak blurb…

In last year, 2010, on March 3, Yuming Things were held at the Triad Theater presented 16 musical gems from Yumi Matsutoya songbook performed by 4 jazz singers backed with the finest Japanese jazz men in New York. It was a great success that gave us overwhelming responses from audiences to musicians. I, as the project lead, couldn’t decide if this show should give one more shot as the series or just leave it as one time only deal. I gave a lot of thought and decided to do it again, and for this time, I will go with a simple and small, but mighty quartet to deliver our acoustic rendition of Yumi (Arai) Matsutoya music teamed up with Senri Oe as a musical collaborator and Hiroshi Kono of Mar Creation as a production collaborator. In addition, we’ll have Yoshi Waki on bass and Yutaka Uchida on drums to complete the band.

I would like you to mark your calendar on Thursday, July 7 from 7 to 11. More details to come. Please stay tuned. This year’s Tanabata is going to be very special…


June 2011



    Mondays, June 6, 20, and 27
    @NB Lounge from 8PM to 11PM
    with Toru Dodo (piano)

    Monday, June 13
    @NB Lounge from 8PM to 11PM
    TBA
    * I may end up doing Solo. Let’s see…


    111 E56th Street
    (between Park and Lexington Avenues)
    New York, NY 10022
    No Cover, No Minimum


    Wednesday, June 22
    @ Tomi Jazz from 9PM to 11:30PM
    239 East 53rd Street, Lower Level
    (Bet 2nd and 3rd Avenue)
    New York, NY 10022

    Mamiko Taira (vocal)
    Toru Dodo (piano)
    Steve Whipple (bass)
    and Tomoaki Kanno (drums)