Tag Archives: jazz

Goodbye, Charlie

Charlie Haden died today.   I just typed that sentence very fast without thinking, but now I don’t know if I can ever type it again. I’ve enjoyed the personal tributes I’ve been reading from my CalArts friends, all of … Continue reading

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GF3 @ CAP Studio Theater

Gary Fukushima, piano Miles Senzaki, drums JP Maramba, bass Jazz at the CAP Tuesday, November 19 8:30pm and 10:30pm CAP Studio Theater 13527 Ventura Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 $10 ($5 w/ student ID) tickets I recall a conversation I … Continue reading

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Trio show, finally. And it’s my birthday, too

Gary Fukushima, piano JP Maramba, bass Miles Senzaki, drums Friday, August 30 9pm Blue Whale DTLA It has been eight years since I first met Miles, at a little club in Little Tokyo, and I met JP roughly around that … Continue reading

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Let’s Try It One More Once

Tuesday, February 15 9pm-1am Blue Whale, Los Angeles CA GF3 Hosts the Blue Whale Jam Session Original Music Night First part of the session will feature tunes by anyone who brings charts Half a decade ago on a Tuesday morning … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wine Bars, Weekends and Wurlitzers

Thanks to those of you who came out last weekend to see our trio show at Cafe Metropol.  For a last minute booking, we actually brought in quite a few folks, and the owners were happy with both the music … Continue reading

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playing w/ III (feat. Walter Smith III) for LAJC Summer Jazz Festivial 2010 @ The Blue Whale

The Blue Whale is the rarest of creatures.  This creature is so rare you may only find a handful of them throughout the world, and if you come across one of them by accident consider yourself lucky.  Some of them … Continue reading

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Gary Fukushima Trio @ The Blue Whale Saturday, June 5

GF3 makes its second appearance at this wonderful jazz club.  I’m excited for this gig, due to the fact that the Blue Whale recently got a brand new Yamaha grand piano, and because I’ve written a few new pieces that … Continue reading

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Interview for The Jazz Session with Jason Crane

Click here to hear the podcast.  We talk about the history of the Los Angeles Jazz Collective and about the creative jazz scene (or lack thereof) in LA, interspersed with lengthy excerpts of music from our sampler.  If you ever … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Jazz Collective Festival this Sunday @ Vitello's

Brick Wahl in his excellent LA Weekly column Brick’s Picks states:  “We’d almost given up on the L.A. Jazz Collective, so seeing their Spring Jazz Fest on Vitello’s calendar this Sunday was a happy surprise.”  Don’t give up on us, … Continue reading

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Gigs!

I’ve been fortunate to have been pretty busy with gigs as of late, a lot of interesting varied performances, which is both fun and stressful due to how intricate most of the music is and how little time I have … Continue reading

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