Program

Friday, September 15 2017

Ichimujin with special guest vocalist Sivan Arbel

Friday, September 15
7:30pm & 8:30pm

“Ichimujin” (meaning “to put best efforts” in the dialect of Tosa, Kouchi prefecture of Shikoku, Japan) was formed in 2004 as the guitar duo from Kouchi and made their major debut in 2006. They participated in a lot of projects from TV commercial, TV dramas, movies to animation and developed their career dramatically after being in charge of the ending theme music of “RYOMADEN”, the historical drama series in 2010.

They started performing in foreign countries from 2011 and were highly appreciated in Mexico, New York, Los Angeles, Baltimore, Boston, Brazil and Taiwan.

They also showed us their new side by collaborating with a female Enka singer, the traditional Japanese music, Yukino Ichikawa.

In 2016, they announced a new member. With some specialists from various musical fields, they won’t stick to a specific genre and will keep pursuing their own music “Ichimujin” by mainly focusing on their original songs and also mixing various kind of music, classic, Spanish, latin, jazz, funk, Enka and world.

Ichimujin Shunsuke Yamashita (Guitar) Keisuke Torigoe (Bass) Kon Shirasu (Violin) George Nagata (Piano,Rhodes) Yosuke Watanabe (Percussion)

Swing with Svetlana Shmulyian and Seth Weaver's Big Band

Friday, September 15
10PM & 11:30PM & 1AM
SETH WEAVER BIG BAND is a 17-piece swing orchestra comprised of some of the most exciting new voices on the jazz scene today. The big band plays classic jazz tunes and original swing music influenced by the writers of Count Basie and Frank Sinatra. The band features both Weaver and Shmulyian on vocals. Come take a step back in time and dance the night away!

 

SETH WEAVER is an exciting new talent on the New York jazz scene as a vocalist, trombonist, bandleader, and composer/arranger. Already in demand, he has performed at many New York venues, including Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, Smalls, Rockwood, the Shrine, Zinc Bar, Swing 46, and numerous others. Seth has performed with Ben Folds, Michael Dease, Manhattan Transfer, Jon Hendricks, Dave Liebman, and Peter Eldrige to name a few. Seth leads his own quartet and big band, which perform regularly around New York City. A graduate of the University of North Texas and Manhattan School of Music, Seth received two Downbeat magazine awards for his jazz vocals, was a two-time finalist in the International Trombone Association’s J.J. Johnson Competition, won the Texas State Jazz Trombone Competition, and received an honorable mention in the Carl Fontana Competition. Seth's influences include Frank Sinatra, Kurt Elling, Slide Hampton, J.J. Johnson, Sammy Nestico, and Quincy Jones.

 

SVETLANA SHMULYIAN is an up and coming New York jazz vocalist and band leader who performed and lead bands in sold out shows in such legendary New York venues as BBKings, Zinc Bar, Kitano Jazz, City Winery, Rockwood Music Hall, Barbes, 92 Street Y, and many others. Svetlana has earned acclaim from press and audiences alike, having been called an "energetic vocalist" (Wall Street Journal), "jazz experimentalist" (Broadway World) with the "strong vocals" (Socially Superlative), an "exquisite gift to musical gourmands" (Jewish World), a chanteuse who "gives the audiences a dose of modern jazz vocals" (Time Out NY) with her "fine graceful singing" (JazzLives), who is "in her element when she swings".

 

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