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Park Avenue Sextet at Body & Soul

Courtesy of Carlos Tribino | Posted on March 14, 2023


Body & Soul
150-0042 Shibuya Homes B-15 2-1 Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku
+81 3-6455-0088

Park Avenue Sextet at Body & Soul


Mon, April 10, 2023


Park Avenue Sextet
band / ensemble / orchestra


Named after the famed Park Avenue in New York City, the Sextet led by Hank Mobley influenced tenor saxophonist Masanori Okazaki keeps the mainstream Blue Note Record sound alive and vibrant.

Mr. Okazaki, who studied at Berklee School Of Music in Boston is a veteran of the Tokyo Jazz scene and a long time member of Eric Miyashiro’s Big Band. Masanori leads his fine sextet of tenor sax, trumpet and trombone for two sets of toe tapping jazz that takes us back to fine recorded sounds of the late 50s and 60s.

Having studied arranging at Berklee and saxophone with the great George Garzone, he carries on the lineage and style of the jazz masters. ...

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