NICOLA CONTE AT BLUE NOTE JAPAN
Aoyama, Tokyo–At the iconic Blue Note Aoyama, another powerful jazz night was helmed by renowned guitarist Nicola Conte who welcomed the crowd to his Jazz Combo;
accompanied by Magnus Lindgreen, Pietro Lussu, Luca Alemano, Robert Ikiz, Alice Ricciardi and Japanese percussionist Takahiro ‘matzz’ Matsuoka.
World sounds included inspiration from the middle east with an accent on africa, including a very special inclusion of legendary DJ Tatsuo Sunaga
who ensured a contemporary world-jazz and nu-jazz sound.
Classics included ‘Love from The Sun’, and ‘Sometimes I feel like a Motherless Child’, including a special guest appearance by special guest Japanese trumpeter TOKU,
who provided a spontaneous and improvised energetic addition.
Live performance images © Tsuneo Koga
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