เพื่อนที่ชอบแจ๊ส นิยมแจ๊ส ห้ามพลาด!!
ก่อนที่จะมีการแสดงเต็มรูปแบบของ UNIT ASIA JAZZ Concert in Bangkok 2010 ณ หอประชุมใหญ่ ศูนย์วัฒนธรรมแห่งประเทศไทย ในวันจันทร์ที่ 29 มีนาคมศกนี้ เราจะจัดให้มีการแสดงเรียกน้ำย่อยระหว่าง อิซาโอะ (ซังคิจิ) มิโยชิ (กีตาร์) หัวหน้าวง กับโก้ มิสเตอร์แซ็กแมน ระหว่างวันที่ 23-26 กุมภาพันธ์ ตามกำหนดการแสดงต่อไปนี้
อ. 23 กุมภาพันธ์ 2553 เวลา 22.00 น.เป็นต้นไป ที่ Saxophone Pub อนุสาวรีย์ชัยสมรภูมิ
พ. 24 กุมภาพันธ์ 2553 เวลา 21.00 น. ที่ NIU’s on Silom
และเวลา 23.00 น. ที่ Saxophone Pub
ศ. 26 กุมภาพันธ์ 2553 ที่ Vie Villa Hua Hin
เริ่มขายบัตรที่ ThaiTicketMajor ราคาบัตร 1,200 800 และ 500 บาท เริ่มจำหน่ายวันที่ 20 กุมภาพันธ์นี้ ที่ ไทยทิคเก็ตเมเจอร์ ทุกสาขา Call Center หมายเลข 02-262-3456 หรือ 02-262-1490 รีบตัดสินใจจองบัตรตั้งแต่บัดนี้
จาก การพบกันที่ลงตัวของ 5 ยอดฝีมือแจ๊สแห่งเอเชีย
เจแปนฟาวน์เดชั่น Planet Arts Co. สำนักงานคณะกรรมการวัฒนธรรมแห่งชาติ อุปถัมภ์โดย บริษัท ไทยนำศิริอินเตอร์เท็กซ์ จำกัด (เทยิ่นกรุ๊ป) โดยได้รับความร่วมมือจากบริษัทสยามมิวสิคยามาฮ่า จำกัด และสถานเอกอัครราชทูตญี่ปุ่นประจำประเทศไทย ภูมิใจนำ 5 สุดยอดฝีมือแจ๊สแห่งเอเชีย คณะ UNIT ASIA มาสำแดงฤทธิ์เดชให้แฟนแจ๊สได้ประจักษ์ที่กรุงเทพฯ เพียงรอบเดียวเท่านั้น ณ เวทีหอประชุมใหญ่ ศูนย์วัฒนธรรมแห่งประเทศไทย วันจันทร์ที่ 29 มีนาคม 2553 เวลาสองทุ่มตรง
ยอดฝีมือแจ๊สดาวเอเชียทั้งห้า นำโดยอิซาโอะ “ซังคิจิ” มิโยชิ (กีตาร์), โก้ มิสเตอร์แซ็กแมน (แซ็กโซโฟน), ฮิโรยูขิ โนริตาเขะ (กลอง), ชิเงกิ อิปปง (เบส) และเต เชอ เซียง (เปียโน) ต่างเชื่อมั่นในกันและกัน พวกเขาจะใช้บุคลิกภาพอันแสนอบอุ่น ผนวกกับความสามารถในทางดนตรีอันหาใดเทียม ผนึกกำลังกันรังสรรค์งานดนตรีที่มีความโดดเด่น และเปี่ยมด้วยพลัง
A Perfect Combination of 5 Top Asian Jazz Players ever
from Japan Foundation Bangkok,
The Japan Foundation Bangkok, Planet Arts Co., and the Office of the National Culture Commission, sponsored by THAI NAMSIRI INTERTEX CO., LTD. (TEIJIN Group), in cooperation with Siam Music Yamaha Co., Ltd. and Embassy of Japan in Thailand, proudly present “UNIT ASIA JAZZ Concert in Bangkok 2010,” by a perfect Combination of 5 Top Asian Jazz Players namely Isao “SANKICHI” Miyoshi (guitar), Koh Mr. Saxman (saxophone), Hiroyuki Noritake (drums), Shigeki Ippon (bass), and Tay Cher Siang (piano) at the Main Hall of Thailand Cultural Centre on March 29,2010 at 20.00 hrs.
Five Asian Jazz musicians who have mutual faith, warm personalities and matchless performance capacities will jointly create an outstanding musical sensation. Their passion to UNIT ASIA as motive power with Isao Miyoshi as leader, combined with their versatile sensitivities and ideas, as well as diverse musical elements such as rock, pop, folk/traditional music, etc. are incorporated into their original tunes in various styles presented by respective members. They create unique jazz full of energy that transcends the framework such as nation, culture and musical genre; their performance always touches the heart of the audiences with a range of warm emotions and impressions.
Encounter this Dynamic Entertainment in Full Blast!
IT’S A MUST!
Tickets, at 1,200, 800 and 500 Baht, are available from February 20, 2010 at every ThaiTicketMajor outlet. Call Center Tel. 02-262-3456 or 02-262-1490
Reservation is highly recommended.
Isao “SANKICHI” Miyoshi (guitar) Japan
Isao Miyoshi was born in 1960. He started out on the guitar while in high school, and developed an interest in jazz after entering college. In 1983, he made his debut with his own band, and performed with predominant musicians. In 1992, he formed his own guitar trio to aim for further free style of guitar trio. They have performed in lots of live performances, and his 1st album “SANKICHIZM” released in 1995 was won the highest praise as an outstanding work that breaks the jazz guitar trio’s concept. Afterwards, he released various albums. A host of the outstanding are; In 1996, titled “Pineapple Island” recorded with his sworn friend, Satoru Shionoya (pf) and etc; “Your Smile” in 1998, recorded with Toots Thielemans, a No.1 harmonica player of the world; “SURPRISE” in 2003; in 2006, an acoustic duo album titled “First Touch”. Miyoshi has performed not only in Japan but has toured abroad extensively as well; In 2000, participated in the “JAZZ GUITAR SUMMIT Concert” held at Kennedy Center in Wasington D.C., US; in 2001, performed in Germany and France with his unit. His career has been enlarging into pop field since 1999, particularly in the concert tours of such as Eikichi Yazawa (vo), he obtains a great reliance as a leading figure in music and displayed his ability in diverse genre. Miyoshi is respected highly and draws lots of attentions as one of leading jazz guitarists in Japanese jazz scene.
In Unit Asia, Miyoshi displays his prominent skills and rich music capacity and leads this unit with his warm and broad-minded personality as leader.
Koh Mr.Saxman (saxophone) Thailand
Koh was born in1973. His first instrument was the “Khlui” (Thai Flute), taught by his father. He had gone on to experimenting with many instruments during his childhood until he was deeply fascinated by the saxophone while studying in high school. With his natural talents, combining with guidance from his music instructors, he became a professional musician since he was only 15 years old. While studying at Chulalongkorn University, he was invited to join contemporary Thai band, “Boy Thai” as a founding member. The success of “Boy Thai” led him to join many other leading bands, and gradually made him one of the most -sought after studio musicians, and also was invited to back up many big name artists. In 2002 Koh released his first solo album “Mr. Saxman”. The title of this album is derived from his versatility in a number of musical styles from jazz, pop, fusion, latin, reggae, contemporary Thai and even country Thai music. One of the tracks “Pavana”(My Prayer) had topped several music charts and retained its popularity until today. The success of “Mr.Saxman” established him as Thailand’s newest sensation on the saxophone, which earned him several invitations of perform overseas. He had performed before enthusiastic audiences in Japan, Italy, Malaysia, Australia and etc.. Koh also devoted his time to educate a new generation of saxophonists in such as Mahidol University, Kasatesart University and others. His “Sax Society” is a music school and also a meeting point for jazz devotees to exchange everything about sax and jazz. He is a super-artist represented in Thai music scene.With his reliable and powerful performance ability and emotional rendering, Koh leads strong front-line of this unit with Isao Miyoshi.
Hiroyuki Noritake (drums) Japan
Hiroyuki Noritake was born in 1964. He has started playing drums since his early childhood, and his boyhood was spent to master all sorts of drumming style. In 1985 while in the Kobe University, he participated in “THE SQUARE”, a well-known Japanese fusion group and launched his professional career. He has gained lots of experiences including the US tours and recording abroad as well as has participated in several live performances and recording sessions of various artists. They won the Japan Gold Disc Award (Jazz division) for ten times. Their activity was appreciated extensively in Japan and abroad. In 1999, he released his solo album “DREAMS CAN GO” and displayed his ability as a composer. In 2000, he left from “THE SQUARE”. Since then, he has performed with versatile J-Pop artists such as Misia (vo), his performance activity has been expanding in a variety of genre. In 2002, he performed with the orchetre Lamoureux as a guest conducted by Yutaka Sado in Paris, his rendering was appreciated highly. Afterwards, he has performed with several orchestras such as the Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra and Siena Wind Orchestra, his supple and diversified drumming in versatile genre is placed great confidence from many quarters. In 2004, he formed a twin drum unit “Synchronized DNA” with Akira Jimbo (drs). This unique unit draws lots of attention in the future development.In this Unit Asia, Noritake displays his supple and reliable performance ability, his groovy drumming breathes life into this unit.
Shigeki Ippon (bass) Japan
Shigeki Ippon was born in 1971. He learned contrabass under Yoshio Nagashima in the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. In 2000, he launched his performance career as a professional musician at the same time of graduating from that college. Since then, he has performed in many live performances, concerts of various artists such as Kiyohiko Semba (perc), Isao Miyoshi (gt), GONTITI, Hajime Mizoguchi (vc), Taro Hakase (vn), Ayaka Hirahara (vo) and has participated in numerous recording sessions for J-Pop artists, CM, TV, and soundtracks as well as has performed in several stages as a musician, he has been extending his range of activity in various genres. Both contrabass and electric bass with supple musical capacity from western classical music through jazz and pop and prominent rendering ability, Shigeki Ippon is a remarkable artist for the coming generation. As pivot of rhythm in this unit, Ippon creates reliable and groovy rhythm combination with Hiroyuki Noritake.
Tay Cher Siang (piano, keyboard) Malaysia
Tay Cher Siang was born in 1978. He started his piano lessons just like most people, learning classical music. He took up an interest in Jazz during his teenage years and began to pursue his musical journey as a jazz pianist. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance from West Virginia University and continued to get his Masters Degree in Jazz Pedagogy. His achievements include winning the WVU Young Artist Competition in 2004, recipient of the HERF Top-Off Award and the Valerie Canady Award. He was the Graduate Assistant for the Jazz Department in WVU where he got the chance to direct the college’s Jazz Big Band and various Small Group Ensembles. Throughout the years, Tay performed regularly as a soloist, as well as with ensembles such as the WVU Big Band and the WVU Wind Symphony Orchestra. Tay was awarded Young Artist Competition Winner. He also gave concerts as classical and jazz pianist, with various groups. Other than performing, Tay composes, and arranges for big band and small groups. Tay is currently teaching at UCSI and The Talent Makers in Kuala Lumpur. Since his return to Malaysia, he has been active in the Kuala Lumpur jazz scene. He has performed with Greg Lyons group, The Boplicity, etc. and also backing up vocalists such as Khadijah Ibrahim. Tay is promising young jazz pianist who draws lots of attention from Malaysian jazz scene.
Tay displays his ability as composer as well as pianist, his sensitive and dynamic play make this unit’s music filled with rich color.