Updated August schedule!
8/10（Mon）Juhla Tokyo Start 15:00 / Charge FreewithYuka Deguchi(vo) 8/15（Sat）Juhla Tokyo Start 15:00 / Charge FreewithNobuyuki Yano(b) 8/16(Sun) Jam sessionAsakusa SoultraneStart 19:00 / Charge ¥2000withToru Abo(ts)Ikuo Sakurai(b) 8/22(Sat)Kinsicho Otis music bar and coffeeOpen 17:00 Start 18:00 / Charge ¥2000withMakoto Ueno(ts) 8/23(Sun)Shonan Skychannel YouTube Live streamYoshiharu Hirabayashi TrioStart 13:00withYoshiharu Hirabayashi(ds)Atsushi Kanno(tp) 8/27(Thu)Ginza SwingStart 19:00 / Member ¥2800 […]
"Take the A Train" by Hirofumi Asaba played on all municipal subway stations in Yokohama!
【Jazz Music to cheer up Yokohama】From April 17th, Jazz music played by Jazz Promenade have been put on all municipal subway stations in Yokohama.Yokohama is the city of Jazz and hold the Japanese largest Jazz festival "Yokohama Jazz Promenade" on every fall.With the cooperation of Yokohama Jazz Promenade, the famous Jazz number performed in the […]
Hirofumi Asaba - "Polka Dots and Moonbeams"
Jazz guitarist Hirofumi Asaba performed Jazz Standard "Polka Dots and Moonbeams" written by James "Jimmy" Van Heusen.The video was shot by Jazz drummer Atsuki Takizawa who is also well-known video creator.I hope you'll have a good time with this video!
Updated April Schedule!
4/4(Sat) Yushina Ko Band Asakusa Soultrane start 19:00 / charge ¥3000 with Chie (vo) Ko Yushina(g) Shinji Nakayama(b) 4/5(Sun)※canceled Arakawa Yuenchimae Izumiya start 18:30 / charge ¥3500(1drink included) with Yoshihiko Miyazaki(cl.ts) Nobuyuki Yano(b) 4/12(Sun) Higashi Nagasaki、Senkawa STORK start 18:00 / charge ¥2000 with Yoshihiko Miyazaki(cl.ts) Joe Endo(b) 4/21(Tue) Asian Golden Swing Quartet Koenji moonstomp start […]
Hirofumi Asaba on Hakusan-megane official website!
Japanese Jazz guitarist Hirofumi Asaba is on Hakusan-megane official website!Hakusan-megane is the brand which manufactures the original eyeglass frames in Japan, the forerunner Shirayama-megane was established in 1883. Jazz guitarist Hirofumi has used its glasses and fortunately got offered to play his Jazz guitar for this amazing brand with talented members.This time, we performed Jazz […]
"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 […]
Updated March schedule!
■Mar 4(Web)Asian Golden Swing QuartetKoenji moonstompStart 19:30 / Charge¥2000withYoshihiko Miyazaki(cl.ts)Kentaro Arai(b)Atsuki Takizawa(ds) ■3/5(Thu)Ginza SwingStart 19:00 / Charge member 2,500 yen accompanied member 3,000 yen free 3,800 yenwithHideaki Yoshioka(p)Eiji Taniguchi(cl)Masato Kobayashi(b)Oji junji kimura(ds) ■Mar 8(Sun)Shinjuku Sanchome DoraStart 13:00 / Charge freewithKoji Shiraishi(cl)Panda Kimura(b)other 3 bands more! ■Mar 12(Thu)Swing'n NakamurayaAsakusa HUBStart 19:20 / Charge 1600 yenwithSeiichi Nakamura(ts.cl)Sari(vo)Joe […]
Updated February Schedule!
■Feb 2(Sun)Higashinagasaki / Senkawa STORKStart 18:00 / Charge 2000yenwithYoshihiko Miyazaki(cl.ts)Yasushi Endo(b) ■Feb 3(Mon)Soka Sugar HillStart 19:30 / Charge 3000yenSolo guitar ■Feb 8(Sat)Arakawayuuenchimae IzumiyaStart 18:00 / Charge 3000yenwithShoichi Yamada(Tb)Nobuyuki Yano(b)◆ASABA TRIO Kyusyu tour 2/14~2/17◆ ■Feb 14(Fri)Fukuoka・Akasaka Back StageStart 20:00 / Charge 3000yenwithYoko Oguruma(b)Toshihiro Fujita(ds) ■Feb15(Sat)*Reservation requiredKatteni Beppu Stock2020Beppu HeartPier MyobanStart 11:00 / Charge 7000yenwithYoko Oguruma(b)Toshiro Fujita(ds)And […]
Asaba Trio is performing in Taichung Jazz Festival2019!
Asaba Trio will be performing in Taichung Jazz Festival 2019 which accommodates 1 million visitors annually. We will be the last performer of the day in the main stage! http://www.taichungjazzfestival.com.tw/2019/en/index/index.html 【Taichung Jazz Festival 2019 Lineup】 Anna Maria Jopek | Antonio Hart Quartet | Ronald Boo Hinkson | Derrick Gardner Quartet
My first album “EASY LIKE” covered Australian Jazz guitar magazine JGSWA!
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 […]