Leader Hiraoaki Hinshuku plays flute, piccolo and EWI while leading a band that subtitles the album a “New Kind of Jazz.” Strong words, but the feel is fresh here with the rest of the team… Read More
It’s a brave choice to go this route, and we can credit Honshuku’s intrepid spirit in doing so.… Read More
New release from Racha Fora led by Hiro Honshuku. Stylish and thrilling arrangements of carefully selected standard jazz tunes. Racha Fora’s hybrid sound of jazz improvisation and native Brazilian grooves has moved to a new phase.
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The continuously driving cajon and percussion produces varieties of Brazilian rhythms. When the guitar that reminds Miles’ Agharta era faces the Honshuku’s and Ikeda’s front line, a surreal sound image is produced and gives a totally new sound to the familiar standard songs.… Read More
Santiago Sebastian “C-bass” Chiriboga is a Percussionist/Improviser/Composer/Educator in the NYC area. He graduated from the prestigious Berklee College of Music and has played/studied with many notable artists such as: Willie Nelson, Annie Lennox, George Garzone, Greg Osby, Gilad Hekselman, Hal Crook, John Patitucci, Danilo Perez, Joe Lovano, Frank Foster, Bill Whelan, Terri Lyne Carrington, Ralph …