Senri Oe, jazz, Japanese jazz pianist, Tomi Jazz, speakeasy, Japan NYC, music, concert, izakaya, Japanese whisky

Senri Oe at Tomi Jazz 🗓 🗺

Senri Oe at Tomi Jazz Sunday, July 14 at 8:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tomi Jazz – 239 E. 53rd Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues) Cover: $10 Brooklyn-based Japanese jazz pianist Senri Oe will perform two sets at intimate Midtown East speakeasy Tomi Jazz. Oe’s career as a pop singer/songwriter in Japan spanned almost 25 years from 1983 until 2007. The Japan Grammy winner … Continue reading Senri Oe at Tomi Jazz 🗓 🗺
Kyo-Shin-An Arts, recital, shakuhachi, James Nyoraku Schlefer, music, Japanese traditional music, honkyoku, Zen monks, komuso, NYC, Japan, Tenri Cultural Institute, Arts at Tenri

Kyo Shin An Shakuhachi Recital at Tenri Cultural Institute 🗓 🗺

Kyo Shin An Shakuhachi Recital Sunday, July 7 from noon until 3:00 p.m. Tenri Cultural Institute – 43A W. 13th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) Suggested Donation: $10 at the door Students of Kyo Shin An Shakuhachi Dojo will perform solo honkyoku, the classic music developed by Buddhist monks as a practice towards inner reflection and enlightenment. Their instructor is Shakuhachi Grand Master James … Continue reading Kyo Shin An Shakuhachi Recital at Tenri Cultural Institute 🗓 🗺
Askua Koto, koto, music, fashion, calligraphy, Kaede Kimonos, NYC, Japan, exhibition, performance

Setsuhi ‘eri’ Shiraishi – Caligraphy à la mode Opening Reception 🗓 🗺

Setsuhi ‘eri’ Shiraishi – Caligraphy à la mode Opening Reception Friday, June 28 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Kaede Kimonos – 246 W. 38th Street, #1102 (between 7th and 8th Avenues) Admission: Free Japanese calligrapher Setsuhi ‘eri’ Shiraishi will have an exhibition of her work at Kaede Kimonos. The opening reception on June 28 is presented by Kaede Kimonos and MarCreation and sponsored by … Continue reading Setsuhi ‘eri’ Shiraishi – Caligraphy à la mode Opening Reception 🗓 🗺
Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, WHCO, music, Toru Takemitsu, A Thousand Cranes, concert, orchestra, Kenji Bunch, Karen Tanaka, Christopher Theofanidis

“A Thousand Cranes” Offers a Taste of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra’s Diverse Programming

In the early 1940s, Duke Ellington implored us to “Take the ‘A’ Train” to Sugar Hill in Harlem. If you take it a few more stops to 181st Street, you’ll come upon the Fort Washington Collegiate Church, where you can hear the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra perform monthly concerts that go beyond the typical classical music fare of the Three B’s: Beethoven, Bach, and Brahms. … Continue reading “A Thousand Cranes” Offers a Taste of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra’s Diverse Programming
Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, WHCO, Kenji Bunch, Toru Takemitsu, Karen Tanaka, Christopher Theofanidis, strings, orchestra, music, concert

Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra and Tampopo Ramen Present “A Thousand Cranes” 🗓 🗺

A Thousand Cranes – Featuring Tampopo Ramen Saturday, February 23 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Fort Washington Collegiate Church – 729 W. 181st Street (between Fort Washington Avenue and Magaw Place) Admission: Free Led by music director Chris Whittaker, the strings of the WHCO come together to perform music inspired by Japan and Japanese American composers. Kenji Bunch’s “Supermaximum” opens the program, a work … Continue reading Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra and Tampopo Ramen Present “A Thousand Cranes” 🗓 🗺