Kotaro Oshio and Jake Shimabukuro

What could sound better than one excellent guitarist doing the job of a band (treble, bass, rhythm) by himself on a beautiful steel acoustic?


A guitar and ukulele duet with an intro done entirely on palm mute before escalating into full call and response. YES.


Kotaro Oshio and Jake Shimabukuro tonight at AC Hall. What a ride. STRING PLAYERS RULE SO HARD.


Jazz World Live Series, Hong Kong

That time of the year again, when HK’s Jazz World presents its Live Series and I go raid the coffers.



In other news, the Los Romeros Guitar Quartet will be holding a concert in October, and the Sundance Film Festival is expanding in Hong Kong.