Hiroya Tsukamoto - Exotic, impressionistic, fluid, jazz guitar Acoustic guitarist and songwriter
Aug 25, 2013
Acclaimed jazz guitarist and composer Hiroya Tsukamoto has recorded several albums, both solo and with his group Interoceanico, all of which have received rave reviews. His group has performed in New York and he tours widely. His solo guitar performances of his own compositions are often contemplative and peaceful as he explores a wide variety of influences from Japanese to Latin American to the New York scene.
"Hiroya has pioneered a sub-genre of world music that mirrors the multicultural make up of the ensemble." The Asahi
"A Japanese guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto takes us to an impressionistic journey." Boston Herald
"Chops, passion and warmth. Zealously recommended." Jazz Review.com
He is the recipient of the Professional Music Achievement Award. Hiroya completed a debut album entitiled "The Other Side of the World" with his band INTEROCEANICO and released in 2004. His composition entitled "El Otro Lado del Mundo" was nominated as the finalist of The USA Songwriting Competition 2004 and "Samba de Siempre" in 2005, also "Seventh Night" is the finalist of International Acoustic Music Award in 2006. Hiroya released his second album entitled "Confluencia" in 2006 and the third album "Where the River Shines" in 2008.
Hiroya has been leading concerts with his group including several appearances at Blue Note in New York and he performed with Esperanza Spalding, Marta Gomez, Kendrick Scott(The Crusadors), Pete Kennedy(The Kennedys) and Dave Maxwell(Muddy Waters Band).
||$13 adv / $15 day of show
Sutter Creek Theatre
44 Main Street
Sutter Creek, CA
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