“Beginning to See the Light” available now!

The great Jazz album “Begging to See the Light” has been released on CHIGUSA records on March 11th which is the 8th anniversary since Jazz Cafe “CHIGUSA” opened!
This studio album was recorded by 22 Jazz musicians gathered by Pianist Masaru Imada for the producer of Jazz promenade Koichi Shibata who is fighting with illness.
The CD is available on Jazz Cafe “CHIGUSA”, Amazon, Disk Union, and Tower Records. If you are interested, please check it out!
Hirofumi Asaba joined 2 songs below.

Price: 2,200 yen(tax excluded)
Produced: CHIGUSA Records
Sponsored: Yokohama Jazz association Yokohama JAZZ PROMENADE ALL STARS

Click here to purchase from Amazon.

Click here to purchase from Disk Union.

Trumpet:Yoshio Toyama, Keisuke Nakamura
Trombone:Benkei Sonoda
Clarinet:Atsushi MIyawaki
Alto Sax:Akitoshi Igarashi
Tenor Sax :Seiichi Nakamura
Baritone Sax:Tadayuki Harada
Flute:Erisa Ogawa
Piano:Masaru Imada, Fumio Itabash, Tuyoshi Yamamoto, Hideaki Hori
Guitar:Yoshihiko Hosono, Hirofumi Asaba
Banjo:Keiko Toyama
Bass:Koji Toyama, Joe Endo
Drum: Makoto Rikitake, Takeshi Takeuchi
Vocal:Chika Toyoda, Mari Kanemoto, Akira Wada


  1. Smile
  2. Caravan *Hirofumi joined
  3. The Surrey with the Fringe on Top
  4. Take the “A” Train
  5. Mood Indigo
  6. The Battle Hymn of the Republic
  7. C. T. A.
  8. Bag’s Groove
  9. Somebody Cares
  10. For You
  11. Danny Boy
  12. Moonlight in Vermont
  13. Smoke Rings
  14. I’ve Found a new Baby
  15. Hello, Dolly
  16. I’m Beginning to See the Light *Hirofumi joined

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