Tag Archives: Jazz Okinawa

Standard Time Vol. 3


A special, one-time event will be performed by Troy Black and his friends on January 29, 2012.

The place?

COTONOHA Artspace + Café.

The reason?

As a musician who has been living and playing on Okinawa for a long time now, it is time for him to start cutting his teeth as a true band leader.

He has worked as a sideman and lead soloist with many musicians around the island playing everything from Rock and variety to Traditional Okinawan music, R & B, Funk, Fusion, Hip Hop, Blues, World Beat, Jazz, Afro Jazz, Big Band Jazz and even

Japanese Jazz, Fusion and World Music

The BaysKays’ First Okinawa Live

Japanese Jazz, Fusion and World Music

Japanese Jazz, Rock Fusion and World Music has a long history in Japan, but lately, there has been an increase in the number of musicians based in mainland Japan and beyond who have migrated, passed through, and jammed out in Okinawa.


Among them, Yugo Satoh is an excellent guitarist recently hailing from

Eddie Henderson Jazz in Okinawa

Okinawa Jazz Performance with Eddie Henderson

Every so often, you raise your head, open you eyes and look up into the night sky to see a shooting star. And once in a blue moon, one of those blazing celestial bodies finds its way into your world and makes touch down on earth… IMPACT!

On November 29, 2011, you will have the chance to be close to one of those stars if you are lucky enough to be right here on the beautiful little island called Okinawa, Japan. That’s because Okinawa Jazz Music is about to feel the heat as one of the Jazz World’s Legendary Trumpeters makes his entry.