SaSaSa by Nagami Yukitaka
"Clinical Jazz" is an eclectic and illogical compilation.
Range: ....from "clinically" traditional jazz directions....... up to unclassable and clinically indefinable "jazz" forms.
About 永見行崇 (Nagami Yukitaka)
Nagami Yukitaka is a piano, organ, percussion player, and composer.
Born: 24 September 1972
Birthplace: Izumo City, Shimane Prefecture, Japan
1977: Began playing piano at age 5
1995: Graduated from Kyushu Institute of Design (major in acoustic design)
1996: Began his career as a professional jazz pianist
1998: Moved to New York and learned piano from Barry Harris
1999: Learned to play sabar, a percussion instrument, from Doudou Ndiaye Rose and his family in Senegal
2000: Performed with Cleve Douglass, a jazz vocalist from New York, at Blue Note Fukuoka
2001-2003: Appeared in the musical “The Lion King” by Shiki Theater Company
2004: Appeared on the EBS (Korea) television program “ASIA MUSIC FESTIVAL”
2005: Performed at the opening concert in NGO global village of EXPO 2005 AICHI, JAPAN
2006: Released the first solo album “Michishirube (Milestone)”
Nagami has been playing as a pianist (piano, Hammond organ) mainly in jazz. He also plays various percussion instruments like sabar, the folk instrument in Senegal, and has a great knowledge of folk music in Asia, Africa, Brazil, and Latin America. He has played on several occasions with the local musicians.
He often plays piano improvisations with calligraphers, yoga swamis and other artists in various areas, while working as a member of his own group or as a solo pianist.
He is not only focused on computerized music productions, but actively writes songs for films, radio programs or theaters, making an all-round appeal.
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