T-SQUARE / Explorer / Session ’98

1 02 2010

To open “Jazz/Fusion” category, this month let’s groove with T-SQUARE – Explorer. Extract from their album GRAVITY (1998).

It’s just … J-Fusion rules !

Bass: Mitsuru Sutoh
Sax: Masato Honda
Guitar: Masahiro Andoh
Keyboard: Tadashi Namba
Drum: Hiroyuki Noritake

(T-SQUARE – GRAVITY Album Reissue Edition)

http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/detailview.html?KEY=VRCL-2047

Because there was also great music in the past !





YUI, VAMPS, Ken, Aqua timez, Utada, nominated for Billboard JAPAN Music Awards 2009

31 01 2010

Issued from the most popular singles of 2009, Billboard Japan has posted the list of artists nominated split in 4 categories:

  • Top Pop Artist 2009.
  • Jazz Artist of the Year 2009.
  • Classic Artist of the Year 2009.
  • JAPAN Independent Artist of the Year 2009.

Without surprise YUI, VAMPS and Utada are on the list as Koda Kumi, Arashi, NEWS, GLAY, superfly, Perfume and more.

Here is the complete list:

http://www.billboard-japan.com/awards2009/m/artist/index.html

The ceremony will start today !

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