lunedì 19 gennaio 2009

Il bandoneon dal Sol Levante

Quando il bandoneon viene dal Sol Levante.

Alla scoperta di Ryota Komatsu.

Born in 1973 in Tokyo. His debut CD (Sony Classical) came out in 1998, which was recorded with many great artists, such as F.Suarez Paz, H. Malvicino, G.Gandini and H.Console, the ex-members of Astor Piazzolla Quintet.

In 1999, he made his Carnegie Hall debut which was produced by Ettore Stratta. His concert appearances have extended to Germany,Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Mexico. Komatsu also collaborated with Tetsuya Kumakawa a former principal dancer of The Royal Ballet.

He has released 7 of highly acclaimed discs from Sony. In January 2003, his album "Live in TOKYO~2002" was released in Argentina. He gave fascinating live concerts in Buenos Aires, and was awarded ASOCIACION ARGENTINA DE INTERPRETES and so on.

In the fall of 2004, Komatsu produced his live "Tango Spirit 3" with Maria Grana who is the top of the Argentina tango singers, and Osvaldo Berlingieri who is a great master of tango pianist.

"Bandoneon Diary", his latest CD will be released in November 2005 by Sony in Japan . He went on a tour of South America ,sponsored by Japan Foundation from February 2005. Moreover, he joined the "live image essentielle" tour from April, 2005.

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