[ True Colors MOVIE ] is the official documentary series of True Colors Festival. We deliver the appearance and thoughts of both artists performed in True Colors Festival, and also participants in these events.
The third release of this series is [ True Colors JAZZ ].
In January 2020, jazz sessions directed pianist Takashi Matsunaga, will be held in three cities in Japan (Osaka, Tokyo, Kumamoto). Nippon Foundation / University of Tokyo’s project “Searching for Extra-ordinary Talents Project” first cohort Kyle Kihira and drummer Yoyoka, who has been playing internationally since the age of 10, singer in wheelchair Ayako Ozawa, will give performance together with international artists, and meet-up in a brand new world. The appearance of artists in jazz sessions would be released in 3 parts.
Details about True Colors JAZZ program
True Colors JAZZ The Extra-Ordinary Meets the World
Directed by Takashi Matsunaga
●DATE: Saturday, January 4 / Monday January 6 / Wednesday January 8, 2020
●PLACE: January 4: Billboard Live OSAKA(Osaka),
January 6: Blues Alley Japan(Tokyo),
January 8: CIB(Kumamoto)
EVENT DIRECTOR: Takashi Matsunaga (piano)
SPECIAL ARTIST: Takuya Kuroda (trumpet)
GUEST ARTISTS: Ayako Ozawa (vocals), Kyle Kihira (piano), Yoyoka (drum)
OVERSEAS ARTISTS: Alina Rostotskaya (vocals, Russia), Jonno Sweetman (drums, South Africa), Josep Traver (guitar, Spain), Luca Alemanno (bass, Italy), Ravee Treesaksesakoon (trumpet, Thailand), Sarah Elgeti (saxophone, Denmark)
●PRESENTER: The Nippon Foundation
●CO-ORGANIZER: The Nippon Foundation DIVERSITY IN THE ARTS