Hirofumi Asaba & Shoichi Yamada are taking their tour to Taiwan from January 13th to 17th. Please schedule for the details.
November 5(Sat) Hirofumi Asaba will be performing at JAPAN JAZZ GUITAR SUMMIT produced by Yoshiaki Miyanoue in November 5. Yoshiaki MIyanoue website http://www.miyanoue.net/ Place: JAPAN JAZZ GUITAR SUMMIT TOKYO TUC Start 17:00 / Charge ¥6000 Yoshiaki Miyanoue(g) Takao Naoi(g) Satoshi Inoue(g) Takashi Amano(g) Yoshitaka Kanno(g) Hirofumi Asaba(g) Mamoru Inagaki(b) Akira Igawa(ds)
My article and Archtop tribute custom 350BK which I’m using appeared in in American Jazz magazine “JUST JAZZ GUITAR MAGAZINE”.
Jazz musicians in Japan will play for people living in disaster-stricken area to cheer them up.May 28, open 13:45 end 18:00NHK-FM( for people living in Kanagawa, Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima)*Live performance will be broadcasted.
My first album “EASY LIKE” covered Australian Jazz guitar magazine JGSWA. The review is also included and the below is a part of it. “Hirofumi has certainly absorbed Barney’s sound and style. ~ With many guitarists around the world trying to emulate Wes Montgomery it is a refreshing change to hear someone emulating a master […]
My first album “EASY LIKE” produced by Yoshiaki Okayasu finally launched. As I cites as influences Barney Kessel and Charlie Christian, I believe that the songs in this album sound of west coast and excite you a lot. The members are composed of promising young players and consist of three guitarists, tenor sax and vibraphone […]
My album reviews and the interview appeared in the April issue of Jazz Japan and Jazz Life. Don't miss it!
My album review appeared in the March issue of Jazz Life. The below is the comment on the magazine. the person one has high hope for Jazz guitar Hirofumi Asaba did a recording for his first album EASY LIKE.Really Swingin and Bright sounds like a west cost Jazz sounds.(jazz life march 2015)