2nd Album STOMPIN’ AT THE FAIR
Hirofumi’s 2nd album “STOMPIN’ AT THE FAIR” was released on September 19th, 2018. The melodies and sounds he composed in this album, are very reminiscent of Barney Kessel. When it comes to the Japanese Barney Kessel, Hirofumi is the one who is the closest to it.
1.Stompin' At The Fair 2.Shall We Dance ? 3.Meet The Flintstones 4.Autumn Leaves 5.Artillerie Lourde 6.In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning 7.Baubles, Bangles, And Beads 8.Minor Way 9.Sweet Lorraine 10.Jellybeans
1st Mini Album Swing it Out
Asian Golden Swing Quartet released its 1st mini album on Swingin BARRELHOUSE RECORDs! This band comes from Tokyo and are made up of young promising musicians, the songs in this album are all written for Lindy Hop. Hirofumi Asaba (g) Atsuki Takizawa (ds) Yoshihiko Miyazaki (cl.ts) Kentaro Arai (b)
1.AGSQ ROCKIN’ BLUES 2.WALKIN’ IN THE CHINA TOWN 3.MINOR INCIDENT 4.JUMPIN’ AT THE CLIFFSIDE 5.MOMO 6.LAST BLUES 6.LAST BLUES 6.LAST BLUES
1st Album EASY LIKE
“EASY LIKE” is Hirofumi’s 1st album produced by Yoshiaki Okayasu.
Since Asaba respects Barney Kessel and Charlie Christian, the songs in this album are based on the sounds of west coast. The members played with him are also young promising musicians and the band is composed with a unique combination of guitar trio, tenor sax and vibraphone. Hirofumi Asaba(g) Furuto Koshino(b) Toshihiro Fujita(ds) Makoto Ueno(ts) Susumu Takeda(vib)
1.Jumpin’ Asaba Blues 2.Easy Like 3.North of the Border 4.Angel Eyes 5.Crazy Rhythm 6.Blues for the Poll Winners 7.Mean to Me 8.Willow Weep for Me 9.Give Me the Simple Life 10.You are the One for Me 11.A Night at the Soultrane