Thu Apr 20

Senri Oe "Japanese Jazz Series"

Thu, April 20
8PM / $22
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Blues Alley

1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20007

Senri Oe

The Best selling Sony Music recording artist , Senri Oe's international debut all-jazz album, "Boys Mature Slow,"(PND Records, peaceneverdie.com) in July 2012 has generated many rave reviews from the top music magazines including"Jazziz"," Down Beat" in NYC.
After its release in Japan Sep. 2012( Distributer :Village Music), this "Boys Mature Slow" got "The Album of the Year:new star (Nissan presents " Jazz Japan " Awards 2012).  Oe has been active and influential in Japanese music scene as a lyricist, composer and arranger since he debuted in 1983. He extended his talent in the TV and film industry, and went on flourishing as an actor and TV personality as well. Major awards he won are Japan Gold Disc Grand Prix: Best Male Pop Artist 1988 and FNS Pop Music Award: Best song of the Year 1989.  In Jan.2008, Oe decided to pause his 25 year-long careers in popular music for pursuing jazz and moved to New York studying under Aaron Goldberg, Junior Mance….. Oe graduated from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in May 2012.  Recently, Oe's 2nd album" Spooky Hotel" (distributed by Village Music) went to the top in the Billboard Japan Jazz Charts and he performed at Tokyo Jazz Festival 2013 (at Tokyo international forum Hall A) with Oe's big band from NYC and Sheila Jordan(his jazz icon).  Oe is now producing some albums of not only for his own jazz project but also some talented other artists in NYC.  He will release 3rd new album “ Collective Scribble” by his trio on Feb.14th.2015 in USA and Canada.  And he has also been making “Senri Jazz Song Book” with Sheila Jordan, Jon Hendricks, Lauren Kin ham (New York Vices), Theo Bleckman and Becca Stevens. Released in Sep. 2015 all over the world.

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Thu, April 20

8PM / $22
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*Please note:
1. Final sale, no refunds, not transferable.
2. $12 food/beverage minimum per person not included in ticket price.
3. Seating first come at the door. Doors open at the earliest of 6 PM & 9:45 PM respectively.
4. Photography or Recording of any kind is prohibited during the performance.
5. Keep conversation to a minimum during the performance.

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