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WW Tokyo: Toshio Matsuura with SOIL & “PIMP” SESSIONS live from WIRED HOTEL Asakusa

First broadcast date: 4 June 2018

Toshio Matsuura presents his fortnightly two hour music program, WW Tokyo. One of the founding members of the U.F.O. (United Futures Organisation), Toshio has remained a leader in the Tokyo nightlife scene for years.

As usual for the first week of the month, Toshio presents WW Tokyo under the theme of New Ears, introducing new sounds in Tokyo. He is joined by the explosive Japanese jazz band SOIL & “PIMP” SESSIONS, who have just released a new album DAPPER.

This show is live from  and open to the public, WIRED HOTEL Asakusa, with Toshio taking the energy of Tokyo in real time and broadcasting it to the world with his eclectic music selection.

Photography Shoji Yagihashi.

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SOIL & “PIMP” SESSIONS

An explosive Japanese jazz band, comprised of five musicians; Shacho (agitator, spirit), Tabu zombie (trumpet), Josei (piano), Akita Goldman (bass) and Midorin (drums).
Their UK Label is Brownswoood Recordings and they have performed at major international festivals such as Fuji Rock Festival (Japan-’03, ’05, ’07, ’09, ’11, ’13), Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland – ‘06) , Glastonbury Festival (UK- ‘07), North Sea Jazz Festival (Netherland- ’06,’08’&09), Java Jazz festival (Indonesia- ’09, ’12), Mosaic Music Festival (Singapore- ’08, ’09), Roskilde Festival(Denmark- ’09), Cape Town Jazz Festival(South Africa- ’10) , Sydney Festival (Australia-’14) and many more. New album “ DAPPER ” is out now.

Tracklist

Kiefer – Agoraphobia [Stones Throw]
Kiefer – What A Day [Stones Throw]
R+R=NOW – Colors In The Dark [Blue Note]
Luiz Gonzaga Jr. – Galope [Odeon]
Cobra Verde – Valsa para Theo [Cinq Planete]
Hermeto Pascoal – Agora eu quero instrumental [Scubidu]
Forro in the Dark – Forro da Casa Grande [Nacional]
Camarao – Forrozinho Moderno [Analog Africa]
Dominguinhos – Imbalanca -17 Legua E Meia [Fontana]
Anastacia – O Succeso Da Zefinha [LUaka Bop]
Sivuca – Flor De Abecate [Barclay]
Joshua Redman – Unanimity [Nonesuch]
Kamasi Washington – Street Fighter Mas [Young Turks]

SOIL&”PIMP” SESSIONS pt.1
SOIL&”PIMP” SESSIONS – Explorer [Victor]
SOIL&”PIMP” SESSIONS – Drivin’ [Victor]
SOIL&”PIMP” SESSIONS – Pride fish Ball [Victor]
SOIL&”PIMP” SESSIONS – Reform Deform [Victor]
SOIL&”PIMP” SESSIONS – Method [Victor]

Akita Goldman’s Favorite Bassists
Bill Evans Trio – Waltz for Debby [Riverside] Scott LaFaro
Duke Ellington – Money Jungle [Blue Note] Charles Mingus
Charlie Haden & Hank Jones – Nobody Knows The Trouble I’ve Seen [Verve]

SOIL&”PIMP” SESSIONS pt.2
SOIL&”PIMP” SESSIONS – Dusk [Victor]
Jose James Feat. SOIL&PIMPSESSIONS – Summertime [Universal]
SOIL&”PIMP” SESSIONS – drifter [Victor]
SOIL&PIMPSESSIONS – Sonido Del Mar [Victor]
SOIL&”PIMP” SESSIONS – BLAK MILK [Victor]

Jammie Issac – Wings [Marathon Artists]
Carl Craig – The Melody -Ishmael Ensemble Remix [Infine]
Tom Trago – Fari [Dekmantel]

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