Shu Odamura

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Jazz Triangle

Feb 25, 6pm

Tomi Jazz

Haruna Fukazawa (flute) / Shu Odamura (guitar) / Aki Yamamoto (bass)

Born in Kyoto, Japan, Shu Odamura is a New York-based guitarist, composer and arranger. In 2003, he entered the Gibson Jazz Guitar Contest in Tokyo and was the youngest participant to win the competition.  In 2006, Shu moved to Boston to study at Berklee College of Music where he was the recipient of the Toshiko Akiyoshi Award.  Shu performs and records with jazz ensembles, pop/rock bands, church choirs, and as leader of his own jazz groups.  He recently composed music for a feature length movie entitled "The Wishmakers" which is available on DVD.

  1. Shu Odamura “Cloud Illusion” Album Release Show

Nov 26, 9:30pm [tickets]

Rockwood Music Hall: Stage 3

Shu Odamura (guitar) / Yoshiki Yamada (bass) / Yutaka Uchida (drums)

  1. Shu’s first album “Cloud Illusions” will be released in Japan from What’s New Records in February 2016. The album is available to download on Amazon US.

  1. New project ”KAI” started with shakuhachi player/composer Zac Zinger.  Visit our facebook page, check videos and performance schedule!

  1. Shu has finished scoring the film “The Wishmakers” directed by David Grotell.  DVD will be released from Ariztical Entertainment. Watch the Demo Reel here!

Trailer is on YouTube.

  1. Shu’s minimal composition “Kitchen Talk” was aired on Radio Sakamoto.  Hear the piece at j-wave website.

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