Jazz Poetry Month: Norihide Nakajima QuintetTuesday, September 14, 2021 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Norihide Nakajima Quintet
Run time: 90 minutes
Country of origin: Japan
Language: Japanese with English translations
This concert marks the first time Jazz Poetry reaches Japan. A concert filmed for fans in Pittsburgh inside the top jazz club in Kyoto, Rag Jazz.
The program features original compositions, with Japanese poetry woven throughout as lyrics, as well as Japanese Jazz standards. Featuring musicians Utako Yamauchi (vocals), Tsutomu Takei (saxophone), Kiyoshi Takeshita (piano), Norihide Nakajima (bass), and Takehiro Shimizu (drums).