Multimedia: Takuya Kuroda Heralds Next Generation of Jazz from Japan

Multimedia: Takuya Kuroda Heralds Next Generation of Jazz from Japan

Co-presented with the Japan Foundation

NEW YORK, March 8, 2014 — Japanese-born, Brooklyn-based jazz trumpeter and composer Takuya Kuroda brought his ensemble to the Asia Society stage in a concert commemorating the release of Rising Son, Kuroda's debut album on Blue Note Records, the storied jazz label.

The players:

Takuya Kuroda - trumpet
Corey King - trombone
Takeshi Ohbayashi - keys
Rashaan Carter - bass
Keita Ogawa - percussion
Adam Jackson – drums

Download the program notes (PDF)

Video: Takuya Kuroda concert highlights (30 min., 16 sec.)

March 8, 2014
by Asia Society