TAKASHI HIRAYASU

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Utoashibi

TAKASHI HIRAYASU AND YOSHIKAWA CHUEI

Utoashibi

Ref: RES54a


Price: 25.99

Okinawa's Takashi Hirayasu has already proved himself a master musician in collaborating with musicians from around the world. These include on record, two acclaimed albums with American guitarist Bob Brozman, while in concert Hirayasu has played with musicians from Guinea, (West Africa), La Reuinion (Indian Ocean island), India, Cuba and elsewhere. Hirayasu's latest recording and live partner is one of Japan's finest acoustic guitar players Yoshikawa Chuei. Chuei adds a dazzling array of acoutic textures including National steel guitar, Dobro guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele to the Okinawan sanshin (3 stringed lute) of Hirayasu to perform some of Okinawa's best loved songs.



Warabi Uta

TAKASHI HIRAYASU AND BOB BROZMAN

Warabi Uta

Ref: RES31a


Price: 25.99

Japanese version of the first duo album, released as Jin Jin elsewhere.



Kiburu Dattchya Music

TAKASHI HIRAYASU AND BOB BROZMAN

Kiburu Dattchya Music

Ref: RES40a


Price: 25.99

Released as 'Nankuru Naisa' outside Japan. Second collaboration album,that crosses many musical styles, and includes David Hidalgo on Mexican and Requinto guitar, (Los Lobos, Latin Playboys), Rick Walker on drums and percussion and Piper Heisig on bass.



Kariyushi No Tsuki

TAKASHI HIRAYASU

Kariyushi No Tsuki

Ref: RES25a


Price: 25.99

Debut album by ex-Shokichi Kina guitarist of the new Okinawan sound. Also includes guest vocals by Misako Koja formerly of Nenes and produced by Soul Flower Union's Takashi Nakagawa and Hiroshi Kawamura.



Jin Jin / Firefly

TAKASHI HIRAYASU AND BOB BROZMAN

Jin Jin / Firefly

Ref: TUGCD1020


Price: 13.99

Critically acclaimed first duo recording.



Nankuru Naisa

TAKASHI HIRAYASU AND BOB BROZMAN

Nankuru Naisa

Ref: TUGCD1023


Price: 13.99

UK version of second collaboration album.



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