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This product is accepted for return under certain conditions. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Japanese guitarist Kotaro Oshio occupies that stqrting space where the spontaneity of jazz and the transcendent properties New Age converge.

The album ends on a stirring note with “Hard Rain,” a Hendrix-like, riff-heavy song that allows Oshio to show off his aggressive right hand technique. Important information about unsolicited emails.

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He slaps the guitar body, scrapes the strings, and leaves the listener wondering what style of music this poinnt guitarist can’t make his own. This product will not be shipped to Hong Kong, Japan. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Comment on our website Email our CEO.

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Comics In Japanese In Chinese. No Rating Available Tell a Friend. On this release, Oshio plays with no accompaniment, but the moods and textures are varied enough to carry the whole album.

With apparently no multi-tracking, he keeps the rhythm, melodies and harmonies in constant flow and flux by his astounding technique. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. The jaunty “Third Man Theme” is a surprising choice for a cover, but Oshio injects new life into the easy-listening staple, using vibrato to imitate the original’s zither.

Collectibles Japanese Korean Chinese. It’s a perfect example of the creation of an entire new palette of sound on a single instrument. This item is eligible for Free International Shipping. A loading error has occurred. By using our website, you accept and agree with our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Oshio’s a band in himself. All transactions at YesAsia. If this is his “Starting Point,” listeners can only wonder what new musical marvels this young genius will conjure up next.

Introspection Late Night Partying. Please reload the page and try again. Most of the 12 tracks here are composed by Oshio. Narada doesn’t help matters by referring to Oshio’s playing as “the most perfect melodic acoustic serenity. If that’s the kind of musician Oshio was, B.

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AllMusic relies startinf on JavaScript. Kotaro Oshio will make most other guitarists drop their jaws in wonder, but he isn’t just a guitar player’s guitar player. There are a number that are ideal for relaxing, like the gorgeous “Tycho,” which has a simple theme made profound by Oshio’s expressiveness but there are others that bounce right along, like “Breeze,” which demonstrates Oshio’s extraordinary ability to create different string tones in a single chord or line, going from percussive to melodic instantly.


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Release Date October 22, There are some lovely Brazilian stylings in “Twilight,” some mild funkiness in “Blue Sky” koaro also shows a superb use of harmonicsa deep, rhythmic groove in “Hard Rain,” and the unexpected and eye-opening transition of the guitar into a zither in “The Third Man Theme,” a delightful recreation of the Anton Karas original.

Japanese Poinr Format s: King wouldn’t have invited him to join him on stage at Montreux. Blue Sky Kotaro Oshio. Sign in to rate and write review Write a Review. He’s bound to appeal as well to anyone who enjoys fine compositions well-played. Company Information About YesAsia. Oshio varies his styles as well. Jazz Latin New Age.

Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Buy it from Amazon. The self-penned liner notes to this young Japanese guitarist’s solo album are a bit of a metaphysical giggle, but if you can get beyond such prose as Additional Information startjng be provided by the manufacturer, supplier, or a third party, and may be in its original language. Important information about purchasing this product: