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February 6th, 2015

Arigato so much for all your support in last year!!!

Ulysses Owens Jr. and I started a new band called “New Century Jazz Quintet” and CD release tour/concert was big success in Japan and U.S. We’re currently working on upcoming 2nd album so stay tuned!!

New Century Jazz Quintet’s 1st album “Time is Now” , also Charles Turner III “Dreamers”, Felix Peikli “Royal Flush” and Darren Barrett DB Quintet “Live and Direct” are available on iTunes.

I’m in Doha for 6 weeks residency at Jazz at Lincoln Center Doha leading my trio with special guests. We had an amazing 1st week and 5 more to go!!

March 13th, 2014

I hope you’re having good year of 2014 so far, and I’m really exited to announce this new band co-lead by Ulysses Owens Jr. and myself called “New Century Jazz Quintet”.

We just finished recording an album and this will be released worldwide in this summer-fall.

Also great friends of mine Charles Turner III, Darren Barrett, Felix Peikli, Mary Davy are about to release a new album as well. I was also blessed to be a part of these great projects and these albums are coming out pretty soon as well so stay tuned!!

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full calendar

New Century Jazz Quintet “In Case You Missed Us” Japan Tour 2015

September 5th, 2015 @ 7:45pm

Kichijoji Sometime, Tokyo, Japan

Felix Peikli Royal Flush Quintet

September 26th, 2015 @ 12:00pm

Beantown Jazz Festival, Boston, MA

Takeshi Ohbayashi Trio with Special Guests

October 8th, 2015 @ 8:00pm

Ginny's Supper Club, New York, NY

Ulysses Owens Jr. Group

October 19th, 2015 @ 8:00pm

TBA, Shanghai, China

Jose James Europe Tour

November 15th, 2015 @ 8:00pm

TBA, Europe