Shuya Okino

WW Kyoto: Shuya Okino with Kosuga Tsuyoshi (cro-magnon), Masaki Tamura, Sara Aiko from Jazzy Sport Kyoto

Kosuga Tsuyoshi (cro-magnon) Daisuke Otake (Dr. & Per.), Kosuga Tsuyoshi (Gt. & Bass), Kaneko Takumi (Key.) met in Boston, USA in 1996 and formed "Loop Junktion". After releasing one mini-album and two full albums they broke up in 2004 and began playing as “cro-magnon" that same year. As cro-magnon,... continue reading

WW Kyoto: Shuya Okino with Yoich Takeuch, Sara Aico, and Masaki Tamura from y gion

Yoich Takeuch A beat maker & composer from Kyoto, Yoichi Takeichi is usually known as the guitarist in the Kansai funk-afrobeat bands STEPAK TAKRAW and DADAKAKA. Instead of guitar, his solo project “Yoich Takeuch” has original, minimal beats using old school style equipment such as samplers.... continue reading

WW Kyoto: Shuya Okino with Yoshihiro Okino, Masaki Tamura and Sara Aiko from y gion

Yoshihiro Okino  DJ / a programmer of KYOTO JAZZ MASSIVE. He is also an owner of 'Especial Records' and also running a record shop in Minamisenba, Osaka. Since the record shop, he has been always in the spotlight with regards to wonderful tracks released until now including collaborations with Sleep... continue reading

WW Kyoto: Shuya Okino, Sara Aiko, and Masaki Tamura with JIMBO (Raw Deal) from y gion

JIMBO (Raw Deal) As Raw Deal, the albums "This Is Raw" (Taklin 'Loud) and "Snakes & Ladders" (Straight Ahead) were hits in a vibrant Future Jazz scene. As a DJ he was a regular guest at legendary events “That's How It Is" with Gilles Peterson and "Inspiration Information" with Patrick Forge. In... continue reading

WW Kyoto: Shuya Okino with Sara Aiko, DJ KAWASAKI & Masaki Tamura from y gion

DJ KAWASAKI DJ KAWASAKI is a DJ, remixer, producer and composer who debuted in 2005 when he released a 12 inch single from King Street Records. In 2006 his album 'Beautiful' was release from the major record label Columbia. The singles released from this album made No.1 by eight consecutive tracks on... continue reading