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Enjoy Jazz Music Under the Autumn Night Sky at This Japanese Festival in Yokohama!

As the sweltering summer nears its end, the cooler autumn is fast approaching as September arrives. Being the season of harvesting, many of Japan’s autumn festivals are related to celebrating the year’s bountiful fruits of labor from the fields. For a different experience this 2017, how about heading to a jazz-themed autumn festival taking place…

The 4 Best Things to Do in Marunouchi to Make You Fall in Love with Tokyo

Marunouchi is a modern-looking district found at the very heart of Tokyo, just a stone’s throw from Tokyo Station and the Imperial Palace. The name Marunouchi translates as “inside the circle” and originates from its location inside the palace walls of the Edo Castle hundreds of years ago. Originally inhabited by some of the country’s…

Take a Break at One of Shinjuku’s 3 Hippest Cafés with Free WiFi

Over the last decades, the Internet has become a very important tool in people’s lives. We are used to connecting to the internet wherever and whenever they want. This has recently become faster and smarter with the use of WiFi. Consequently, it is now considered an important aspect of cafés with people often looking for…

JUJU, the Popular Japanese Jazz Singer with a Unique Voice

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, One OK Rock, Miyavi, AKB48 and Akanishi Jin. You’ve probably heard of these Japanese artists names once or twice in your life as their popularity is not only restricted to Japan but outside the country reaching quite the number of fans from all over the world. There are many more Japanese singers…

Japanese band “Golden Senior Trio” – the Oldest Band in the World!

With the average age of 83, the Golden Trio Band broke the Guinness World record of the “Oldest Band in the World”! As the name implies, the band consists of three senior members. They have overthrown the Peace Old Jazz Band from China who were comparatively youthful, aging 76 during their reign. Get to Know…

Jazz Cafes: Totally Japanese

Japanese people are open-minded music lovers who readily adapt foreign music cultures into their own. One genre that gained particular traction in Japan is Jazz. Of course, as most foreign imports go, the way people in Japan consumes Jazz in their own country evolves to something unique to their own country. One such example of…