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2014-06-26

7:30PM

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Japan's top Alto Sax player's rare Boston appearance!

Sadao Watanabe

Featuring: Sadao Watanabe, Sax
Russell Ferrante, Piano/ Keys
Felix Pastorius, Bass
Will Kennedy, Drums

Sadao Watanabe is considered one of Japan's greatest jazz musicians. By 1958, he had established himself as a world-class saxophonist, having performed with leading musicians and quartets. He moved to Boston in 1962 to study at Berklee College of Music In 1962, moved to Boston to study at Berklee representing as a top Japanese musician. His work encompasses a large range of styles, and he has collaborated with musicians from all over the world. As an Executive Producer of the Japanese Government Exhibition Project for the 2005 in Japan, advocates the message "World Peace" through music. Joined by an ensemble of talented American musicians, he gives a rare Boston appearance at the Regattabar.

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