Gary Fukushima

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  • 5 days ago

    Quite possibly the first “shredder” on bass, Clarke rose to international stardom with Chick Corea and Return to Forever and never came back down, forging a four decade career as one of the most dynamic and charismatic bass players in history. Hi...

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  • 7 days ago

    The Japanese pianist from Cleveland followed closely in Chick Corea’s footsteps, first with Corea’s Return to Forever bandmates Flora Purim, Airto Moreira and Joe Farrell, then with one of Miles Davis’ last groups in the late ’80s. Having played ...

  • 12 days ago

    The Martian Chronicles author Ray Bradbury said, “You fail only if you stop writing.” Josh Nelson, who otherwise would be merely the world’s best jazz piano accompanist, has written a lot of music as of late, continuing to unearth new world...

  • 13 days ago

    He was a prodigy, learning piano at age 3, studying jazz at USC at age 16. He was the winner of the Montreux and Thelonious Monk jazz piano competitions as a teenager. However, instead of becoming embedded in the jazz scene in New York, Tigran Ham...