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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 Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the features of startinv site, including the ability to make a purchase. If this is his “Starting Point,” listeners can only wonder what new musical marvels this young genius will conjure up next.

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Japanese guitarist Kotaro Oshio occupies that rarefied space where the spontaneity of jazz and the transcendent properties New Age converge. Comics In Japanese In Chinese. Oshio’s a band in himself. Sign in to rate and write review Write a Review. Prices in other currencies are shown for reference only. Blue Sky Kotaro Oshio. No Rating Available Tell a Friend. Streams Videos All Posts.


My story kotarp also just begun. Release Date October 22, Japanese Disc Format s: There are some lovely Brazilian stylings in “Twilight,” some mild funkiness in “Blue Sky” which 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.

Important information about unsolicited emails. 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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First Love Kotaro Oshio. Please reload the page and try again. Narada doesn’t help matters by referring to Oshio’s playing as “the most perfect melodic acoustic serenity.

Sexy Trippy All Moods. All transactions at YesAsia. Jazz Latin New Age. Introspection Late Night Partying. If that’s the kind of musician Oshio was, B. With apparently no multi-tracking, he keeps the rhythm, melodies and harmonies in constant flow and flux pooint his astounding technique.

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Please enable JavaScript in your browser to experience all the custom features of our site, including the ability to make a purchase. Oshio plays strong melodies using open tunings to create lovely harmonics, and artful tapping to convey urgency and passion.

On this release, Oshio plays with no accompaniment, but the moods and textures are varied enough to carry the whole album.

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The album ends on a stirring note with “Hard Rain,” starring Hendrix-like, riff-heavy song that allows Oshio to show off his aggressive right hand technique. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.

The jaunty “Third Man Theme” is a oshhio choice for a cover, but Oshio injects new life into the easy-listening staple, using vibrato to imitate the original’s zither. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip.

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It’s a perfect example of the creation of an entire new palette of sound on a single instrument. Additional Information may be provided by the manufacturer, supplier, or a third party, and may osjio in its original language. Most of the 12 tracks here are composed by Oshio. He’s bound to appeal as well to anyone who enjoys fine compositions well-played.

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