news - June 21, 2016

Operations in Europe

French Tour 2016


Friday, July 1, Paris
Saturday, July 2, Plailly, Senlis, Oise
Thursday, July 7, Angoulême
Friday, July 8, Saintes
Saturday, July 9, Fouras
Sunday, July 10, l’enchantié
Monday, July 11, Fouras
Tuesday, July 12, Échillais
Saturday, July 16, La Rochelle

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news - June 16, 2016

Takeshi Asai became

Steinway & Sons' Educational Partner

Takeshi Asai's students will perform at the Steinway Hall in NYC.

DTC Music School is invited to the annual Steinway Factory Tour on Saturday, June 25, 2016.

DTC Music School Official Site


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news - June 1, 2016

New Album Released Today

"Nine Stories
the art of improvisation"

Takeshi Asai, piano & synthesizer programming
Ken Kobayashi, percussion & synthesizer programming

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news - May 27, 2016

The French Trio

France Tour 2016
schedule announced

Takeshi Asai, piano
Pascal Combeau, bass
Maxime Legrand, drums

Schedule

Thursday, July 7, Angoulême (Video Shooting)
Friday, July 8, Saintes
Saturday, July 9, Fouras
Sunday, July 10, l’enchantié
Monday, July 11, Fouras
Tuesday, July 12, Échillais
Saturday, July 16, La Rochelle

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news - May 27, 2016

New Concert in France

Asai Boucly Verplaetse Trio
a.k.a Northern French Trio

Takeshi Asai, piano
Thierry Boucly, bass
Marcel Verplaetse, drums

8:45 pm (20h45)
"La Grange"
Plailly, Senlis, Oise, Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie, 60128 France

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news - May 12, 2016

CD Review

JazzTimes
by Travis Rogers Jr.

"Takeshi Asai is a brilliant composer and performer but his skills at arranging at equally brilliant."

"...sheer beauty and grace. It calls from the heart of the performer to the heart of the listener and creates a communion of tender affection."

full review on JazzTimes

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news - April 18, 2016

New Project!

Asai - El Malem - Duo
Paris Concert


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Michel El Malem, saxophones
Takeshi Asai, piano

20h (8:00 pm)
Ecole AAA
21, Rue d'Antin, 75002 Paris, France

entrée €20 (€15 etudiants)

info/réservation: 06 75 46 55 22
marcdelouvrier@matico.fr

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news - April 1, 2016

New CD, Released!

Takeshi Asai's fifth album
from de trois cités records

Takeshi
Asai
Solo

Live in New York

Live in New York

"Takeshi Asai’s album "Live in New York" once again proves that he is an unique, universal and independent artist."

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news - March 27, 2016

A new review has arrived from Europe
New CD, Released
April 1, 2016

LongPlay, by Robert Ratajczak

"[One of a] few pianists today who can perfectly combine the incredible virtuosity with the natural beauty of the compositions."

"Takeshi Asai’s album "Live in New York" once again proves that he is an unique, universal and independent artist."

full review (Polish)

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news - March 26, 2016

Review has arrived from Poland
New CD, Released
April 1, 2016

Babskim Uchem, by Marta Ratajczak

"Live in New York" is the power of subtlety and exceptional intimacy combined with incredible sensitivity of the artist, which is applied rather to a big classical orchestra." on CD "Live in New York"

full review (Polish)

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news - March 21, 2016

New CD
To Be Released
April 1, 2016

Introduced in Poland by LongPlay

Thank you Robert! It is my honor!

Posted by Takeshi Asai on Sunday, March 20, 2016

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news - March 20, 2016

To Be Released on April 1, 2016

Takeshi
Asai
Solo

Live in New York

iTunes Preview

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news - February 22, 2016

a new series

Takeshi
Asai
Solo

at the Castle

Nights of a fantastic culinary service,
the stunning castle dining rooms and
an "amazing" Solo Piano performance

Takeshi plays Steinway piano

Takeshi Asai Solo

Opening Night
Saturday, March 5, 2016

Wednesday Series
March 9, March 16, March 23, March 30, April 6, April 13 and April 20

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Castle Hotel and Spa
Equus Restaurant
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Reservation: 914-631-3646

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news - February 15, 2016

residency in Tribeca

Takeshi
Asai

Trio

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news - February 10, 2016


The New CD is Coming...

Takeshi
Asai
Solo

Live in New York

3D Preview

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news - January 13, 2016

Artist in Residency

Takeshi Asai Trio
@ Bb, TriBeCa NYC

Takeshi Asai Trio

Takeshi Asai, piano
musicians to be announced

2nd & 4th Saturdays
10:00 pm

B flat
277 Church st
New York, NY 10013
(Between White st & Franklin st)
212.219.2970

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news - December 21, 2015

Jazz Standards in NYC

Takeshi Asai Trio
Club dates in TriBeCa

Takeshi Asai Trio

Takeshi Asai, piano
Bob Gingery, bass
Andrew Swift, drums

Saturdays, January 2 & 23, 2016
10:00 pm

B flat
277 Church st
New York, NY 10013
(Between White st & Franklin st)
212.219.2970

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news - December 14, 2015

Coming up on this Saturday!

Takeshi Asai Trio
at an authentic club in NYC

Takeshi Asai Trio

Takeshi Asai, piano
Bob Gingery, bass
Ken Kobayashi, drums

Saturday, December 19, 2015
10:00 pm

B flat
277 Church st
New York, NY 10013
(Between White st & Franklin st)
212.219.2970

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news - December 14, 2015

A photo from the Solo Piano Jazz in NYC

Winter Concert - The 2nd of the Trilogy
featuring music of Takeshi Asai

Takeshi Asai Solo

Winter Concert
music of Takeshi Asai
Saturday, December 12, 2015
7:00 pm

Concert Space at Beethoven Pianos
211 W 58th St, New York, NY 10019
Phone:(212) 390-8019

Takeshi Asai plays Steinway D, made in Humburg

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news - November 22, 2015

Solo Piano Jazz in NYC

Winter Concert - The 2nd of the Trilogy
featuring music of Takeshi Asai

Takeshi Asai Solo

Winter Concert
music of Takeshi Asai
Saturday, December 12, 2015
7:00 pm

Concert Space at Beethoven Pianos
211 W 58th St, New York, NY 10019
Phone:(212) 390-8019

Takeshi Asai plays Steinway D, made in Humburg

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news - November 18, 2015

Midland Music presents

Takeshi Asai Trio plays American Songbook
First concert in NY after the "Paris escape"


Bronxville Women's Club
official site

Takeshi Asai Trio
Takeshi Asai, piano
Gal Shaya, bass
Andrew Swift, drums

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news - October 15, 2015

Jazz Festivals in Autumn

Takeshi Asai Performing in
Two Jazz Festivals in NYC and France


2e Bray Normand Jazz Festival
official festival site


Staten Island Jazz Festival 28
official festival site

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news - October 5, 2015

leaving soon!

Japan/France Tour, Fall 2015
Takeshi Asai in Asia & Europe

Japan
October 24, Kyoto Concert
October 25, Kobe Concert
October 26, Interview at FM 79.7 Kyoto
October 29, Tokyo Concert I
October 31, Tokyo Concert II
November 2, Chiba Trio Gig

France
November 6, Paris Concert IV
November 7, 2ièm Festival de Jazz de Gournay en Bray
November 7, City Hall Concert, Précy sur Oise
November 10 & 11, Production in Paris

see "schedule" for detail

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news - September 28, 2015

coming up on this Saturday!

Takeshi Asai Trio
at an authentic club in NYC

Takeshi Asai Trio
Saturday, October 3, 2015
10:00 pm

B flat
277 Church st
New York, NY 10013
(Between White st & Franklin st)
212.219.2970

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news - September 21, 2015

coming up on this Saturday!

Takeshi Asai Solo
1st Concert in the Trilogy in NYC

Autumn Concert
jazz standards
Saturday, September 26, 2015
7:00 pm

Concert Space at Beethoven Pianos
211 W 58th St, New York, NY 10019
Phone:(212) 390-8019

Jazz standards including Rogers & Hammerstein, Arlen, Churchill, Carmichael, Lennon & McCartney, Michel and Chopin...

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news - September 15, 2015

announcement

Lecture & Mini Concert:
Intro to Pop/Rock/Jazz Piano

Manhattan
Saturday, October 3, 2015
10:00 am

Natalia Huang Piano Studio - Manhattan Studio
13 E 37th St, #7R (between Madison and 5th Ave)
Manhattan, New York 10016 USA

Greenwich CT
Saturday, October 3, 2015
1:00 pm

Natalia Huang Piano Studio - Greenwich Studio
79 E. Putnam Ave.
Greenwich, CT 06830 USA

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news - September 10, 2015

A Poem by Dr. Peter Lim

YOU ARE THE SONG

You are the song
I am the singer
You are the dream
I am the dreamer.

You are the rose
I am the dew that does gather
And falls and dwells
Within you the love-receiver.

You are the swan that glides
Over me the river
You are the sunlight
I am the mist you scatter.

You are the romance
I am the writer
You are the poem
I am the reciter.

You are the violin
I am the violin-player
You are the painting
I am the painter.

You are the golden bead
I am the thread that strings it together
You are the silken linen
I am the proud wearer.

You are the princess in the castle
I am your protector
You are the prize
I am the suitor.

You are the gentle breeze that blows
I am a leaf you carry in cool weather
You are the beautiful tree
Under which I seek shelter.

You are the heaven
I am a tiny star and faint light-bearer
You are the voice that behests
I am the messenger.

You are the song
That fades never
I am the singer
Who loves you forever.

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news - August 14, 2015

announcement

Trilogy of Solo Piano Concerts in NYC

Autumn Concert
jazz standards
Saturday, September 26, 2015
7:00 pm

Concert Space at Beethoven Pianos
211 W 58th St, New York, NY 10019
Phone:(212) 390-8019

Winter Concert
music of Takeshi Asai
Saturday, December 12, 2015
7:00 pm

Concert Space at Beethoven Pianos
211 W 58th St, New York, NY 10019
Phone:(212) 390-8019

Spring Concert
improvisation
Saturday, March 26, 2016
7:00 pm

Concert Space at Beethoven Pianos
211 W 58th St, New York, NY 10019
Phone:(212) 390-8019

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news - August 14, 2015

photos from France

CD Release Concert of "French Trio Vol. 2"

news - June 18, 2015

new review on

CD "French Trio Vol. 2"

CD Release Concerts in France 2015

Saintes
Le Vendredi 10 Juillet 2015 à 18h30
Friday, July 10, 2015 at 6:30 pm
2015年7月10日(金)午後6:30

Salle de Concert Blanchard
13 Avenue Gambetta
17100 Saintes - France

Bordeaux
Le Mercredi 15 Juillet 2015 à 20h00
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 20:00 pm
2015年7月15日(水)午後8:00

Le Caillou
Bordeaux, France

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news - June 14, 2015

de trois cités records
announces
Takeshi Asai's French Tour 2015

July 1, Paris
July 4, Grounay-en-Bray
July 8, Paris
July 10, Saintes
July 15, Bordeaux

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news - June 6, 2015

Takeshi Asai lands on the #3 slot for the CMJ Top Jazz Adds Chart with French Trio, Vol. 2

FR3 Vol.2

Takeshi Asai French Trio

Takeshi Asai (piano)
Pascal Combeau (bass)
Maxime Legrand (drums)

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news - May 29, 2015

a new show

singer/song writer Elise
in concert

Thursday June 4, 2015

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Swirl Coffee & Tea Room
1301 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10804

Elise (vocal, piano and composition)
Takeshi Asai (guitar and produce)


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news - April 1, 2015

on sale!

CD: French Trio Vol. 2
strong reviews...

"Sensuous..."

"The piano virtuoso climbed even higher..."

Bookmark FR3 Vol.2
bookmark for download 516 pix, Full-size

purchase CD / Download

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news - March 25, 2015

On-Air

Interview of Maxime & Takeshi
and "653" from new CD
LongPlay hosted by Robert Ratajczak

LongPlay

Excerpts: Maxime & Takeshi's Interview

Poland
Tuesday March 17, 2015
19:00 - 20:00

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news - March 22, 2015

Announcement

August Composition Camp 2015
learn composition technique with Takeshi


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Monday August 10 - Friday August 14, 2015
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Natalia Huang Piano Studio
79 E. Putnam Ave. Greenwich, CT 06830

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news - March 6, 2015

Coming Up!

CD Release Concert in NY
featuring Maxime Legrand from France


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New York
Monday March 16, 2015
7:00 - 8:45 pm

Somethin' Jazz Club
212 E. 52nd St. 3Fl. (btw/ 2nd & 3rd Ave) New York, NY 10022

Takeshi Asai (piano)
Kazuo Nakamura (bass)
Maxime Legrand (drums)
+
Yuuki Koike (sax/flute)

French Trio, official site

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news - March 2, 2015

Released!

New CD
French Trio Vol. 2

New CD
CD Cover for download 516 pix, 1,024 pix, Full-size

Takeshi Asai (piano)
Pascal Combeau (bass)
Maxime Legrand (drums)

Buy/Download CD

French Trio, official site

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news - March 2, 2015

Coming Up!

Radio Aspekt
playing "Le Créspuscule"

(Polish) Nowojorski pianista, Takeshi Asai niebawem objawi światu drugą odsłonę swojego cyklu "French Trio". Albumu już wkrótce wysłuchać będzie można w audycji LongPlay. Póki co, w jutrzejszej audycji Roberta Ratajczaka w Radio Aspekt przypomnimy sobie płytę "New York Trio Vol.1" i mój ukochany utwór - "Le Crépuscule". Zapraszam serdecznie: Radio Aspekt, audycja LongPlay, godz. 19:00 - 20:00:

(English) New York-based pianist, Takeshi Asai soon revealed to the world the second installment of his series "French Trio". Soon you will be able to listen to the album in the album. Until then, in tomorrow's broadcast Robert Ratajczaka Radio Aspect we recall the album "New York Trio Vol 1" and my beloved track, "Le Crépuscule". Cordially invite you: Radio aspect broadcast full-length, h. 19: 00-20: 00:

Radio Aspekt

Takeshi's Interview

Poland
Tuesday March 3, 2015
19:00 - 20:00

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news - February 9, 2015

Coming Soon!

New CD
French Trio Vol. 2

New CD
CD Cover for download 516 pix, 1,024 pix, Full-size

Takeshi Asai (piano)
Pascal Combeau (bass)
Maxime Legrand (drums)

Tour 2015 to be Announced Soon

Press Release Coming Soon!

French Trio, official site

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news - January 19, 2015

Coming Up!

WaFoo & MCCE
Jazz Meets Chamber Music

WaFoo & MCCE

2:00 pm, Sunday, February 8, 2015

Queens Library, Flushing
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
718.661.1200

Review, SI Advance "music after the tempest" by Michael J. Fressola

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news - December 16, 2014

Coming Up!

Takeshi Asai Group
rare appearance in Westchester


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Mamaroneck, NY
Sunday, January 18, 2015
6:00 - 9:00 pm

Bar'Lees
157 Mamaroneck Ave Mamaroneck, NY
phone: 914.630.7512

Takeshi Asai (piano)
Kazuo Nakamura (bass)
Andrew Swift (drums)
Yuuki Koike (flute/sax)

special guest
Elise (vocal)

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news - December 14, 2014

Thank You!

Takeshi Asai Trio
Live @ Somethin' Jazz Club, NYC

Takeshi Asai (piano)
Kazuo Nakamura (bass)
Andrew Swift (drums)

special guest
Yuuki Koike (flute)

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news - December 1, 2014

Coming Up!

Takeshi Asai Trio
The Next Rendez-Vous in NYC


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New York
Thursday, December 11, 2014
7:00 - 8:45 pm

Somethin' Jazz Club
212 E. 52nd St. 3Fl. (btw/ 2nd & 3rd Ave) New York, NY 10022

Takeshi Asai (piano)
Kazuo Nakamura (bass)
Andrew Swift (drums)

special guest
Yuuki Koike (flute)

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news - November 26, 2014

gift for everyone

Preview of Takeshi's New Albums
cinema, electric, chamber music....

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news - November 26, 2014

announcement

Finished, Thank you!
Jazz met Chamber Music

The Next Concert

2:00 pm
Sunday, February, 2014
Queens Library
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Review, SI Advance "music after the tempest" by Michael J. Fressola


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news - November 17, 2014

announcement

New Concert, New Commission
Jazz meets Chamber Music

8:00 pm
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Staten Island Museum
75 Stuyvesant Place
Staten Island, New York 10301

Review, SI Advance "music after the tempest" by Michael J. Fressola


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news - November 10, 2014

Invitation

Piano Workshop
Takeshi Asai as an Educator


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RSVP
Greenwich. CT
Saturday, November 15, 2014
2:00 - 3:00 pm

Natalia Huang Piano Studio
79 East Putnam Ave, Greenwich, CT 06830


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news - September 30, 2014

Video Clips from France Tour 2015

Takeshi Asai French Trio
published!

Introduction of the trio / Little Vexations (8:11)
composed by Takeshi Asai

Concert at Château des Vigiers, France
July 12, 2014

Takeshi Asai, piano
Pascal Combeau, bass
Maxime Legrand, drums

Takeshi plays Yamaha C5
copyright by Takeshi Asai Music, 2014

official site

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news - September 18, 2014

Thank You!

Takeshi Asai Trio
It was a nice show

Takeshi Asai (piano)
Kazuo Nakamura (bass)
Andrew Swift (drums)

The Next Rendez-Vous
@ Somthin' Jazz Club

Thursday, December 11, 2014
7:00 - 8:45 pm

Somethin' Jazz Club
212 E. 52nd St. 3Fl. (btw/ 2nd & 3rd Ave) New York, NY 10022

official site

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news - September 14, 2014

coming up....

Staten Island Jazz Festival
working with WaFoo

The performance of WaFoo starts at 3:20 pm.

WaFoo official site
Festival official site


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news - September 6, 2014

coming up....

The 3rd Annual
Open Air Music Festival
A Great Outdoor Concerts in NY

Collaboration with WaFoo and MCCE
WaFoo official site
MCCE official site


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news - August 12, 2014

success stories....

Tour de France 2014
Merci Beaucoup France !

Takeshi Asai Solo in Paris

Takeshi Asai French Trio in Bordeaux/charente


French Trio official site: fr3.takeshiasai.com

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news - June 12, 2014

Une nouvelle affiche

French Trio at French Castle
Concert de Jazz Moderne dans la cour de Cháteau

Takeshi Asai (piano)
Pascal Combeau (bass)
Maxime Legrand (drums)

Le Samedi 12 Juillet 2014 á 17h30
Saturday July 12, 2014 at 5:30 pm

French Trio official site: fr3.takeshiasai.com

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news - June 10, 2014

success!

live performance @ Silvana
Takeshi went electric......


photo by Violaine Lazecki

Takeshi Asai (piano)
Daniel Ori (bass)
Russ Meissner (drums)

June 6, 2014

New York Trio official site: ny3.takeshiasai.com

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news - May 23, 2014

announcement

Tour in France 2014
French Trio CD Release Tour


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Château des Vigiers
Le Samedi 12 Juillet 2014 á 17h30
Bergerac, France

Château des Vigiers

Le Caillou
Le Jeudi 17 Juillet 2014 á 20h
Bordeaux, France

Le Caillou

Musique à la campagne
Le Vendredi 18 Juillet 2014 á 20h30
Vérines, France

Musique à la campagne

Salle de concert Blanchard
Le Mercredi 23 Juillet 2014 á 20h30
Saintes, France

blanchard musique

French Trio official site: fr3.takeshiasai.com

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news - May 13, 2014

media

Jazz Pianist Takeshi Asai's French Trip
Weekly New York Living

(Japanese Only/Japonais Uniquement)

full journal


Takeshi's Photo Album


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news - May 8, 2014

review at jazz sensibilities

Takeshi Asai French Trio
By Jeff Becker

"What instantly sets Asai’s French Trio, Vol. 1 CD apart is his playing and composing style is thankfully void of clichés and is purely about the beauty of melody and the purity of the music."

full review

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official site: fr3.takeshiasai.com


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news - April 24, 2014

review at Jazz Times

Takeshi Asai French Trio
By H. Allen Williams

Asai’s jazz roots shine through in his crisp articulation and rhythmic clarity with his choice of melodic phrasing straddling the worlds of contemporary jazz and 21st century classical. Asai’s sense of improvisational harmony and melodic color can be heard on “Intro,” an improvised solo piano number that has a wonderful musical arch and clearly draws upon European compositional ideas. “12” starts with an ascending major seventh interval, which seems to keep a variation going from the preceding track, “I Remember the Castle.” “12” is presented in five and as the title implies, the harmonic movement explores all twelve notes in a descending pattern. The chromatic layers inspire a nod to symbolism and the French composer Debussy in its chromatic harmonic colors. Combeau and Legrand are locked together, providing just the right amount of support and commentary to Asai’s solo. On “Le Crepuscule,” Legrand’s drum work does an excellent job of building and framing the composition and Asai’s organic arches during his solo. What instantly sets Asai’s French Trio, Vol. 1 CD apart is his playing and composing style is thankfully void of clichés and is purely about the beauty of melody and the purity of the music.

full review

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official site: fr3.takeshiasai.com


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news - April 9, 2014

Coming soon

Takeshi Asai New York Trio
Live at Somethin' Jazz Club

Thursday, April 24, 2014

7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Somethin' Jazz Club
212 E. 52nd St. 3Fl. (btw/ 2nd & 3rd Ave.) New York, NY 10022
phone: (212) 371-7657

Takeshi Asai (piano)
Daniel Ori (bass)
Russ Meissner (drums)


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New CD

New CD

"[T]he biggest surprise since the beginning of the year in the jazz trio category." - Robert Ratajczak, RadioJAZZ.fm on CD "Takeshi Asai New York Trio Vol. 1"

official site: ny3.takeshiasai.com

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news - March 6, 2014

Newsletter from Peillon, France

Takeshi Asai Solo
performing in "La Saint Sauveur"

Takeshi Asai in Peillon, France

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news - January 14, 2014

Announcing

Takeshi Asai French Trio
The CD has arrived!
Le CD est arrivé !

"Superbly different!"

Takeshi Asai French Trio

Buy/Download CD

3D Preview

Recorded in July 2013, in Angoulême, France
Engineer: Kim Ottogalli
Mastering: A/D Studio, Bordeaux France
Photographer: Philippe Le Roy
Artwork: Vanessa Briceño-Scherzer, ILU Media Design

official site

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news - November 6, 2013

Announcing

Takeshi Asai NY3
a new gig in NYC

Takeshi Asai NY3

Saturday, February 15, 2014 @ 7:00 - 8:45 pm

Somethin' Jazz Club
212 E. 52nd St. 3Fl. (btw/ 2nd & 3rd Ave.)
New York, NY 10022
phone: (212) 371-7657

official site

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news - September 28, 2013

performing in

Staten Island Jazz Festival

Poster

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Festival 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Takeshi Asai appears at 3:00 pm

Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301


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news - September 7, 2013

What's Happening in this Fall

Newsletter September 2013

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Newsletter - September 2013


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news - September 7, 2013

What's Happening in this Fall

Newsletter September 2013

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Newsletter - September 2013


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news - August 29, 2013

ENCORE!

Ethan Mann
Takeshi Asai
Duo

the legend continues in NY....

Flyer: Ethan Mann & Takeshi Asai

Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
Friday, September 27, 2013 @ 9:00 pm

Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street, Lower Level
(Between 2nd-3rd Avenue)
New York, NY 10022
646-497-1254


Ethan Mann, guitar
Takeshi Asai, piano


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news - August 5, 2013

ENCORE!

Ethan Mann
Takeshi Asai
Duo

2 more nights in the New York City

Flyer: Ethan Mann & Takeshi Asai

Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
Friday, September 27, 2013 @ 9:00 pm

Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street, Lower Level
(Between 2nd-3rd Avenue)
New York, NY 10022
646-497-1254


Ethan Mann, guitar
Takeshi Asai, piano


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news - June 30, 2013

ENCORE!

Ethan Mann
Takeshi Asai
Duo

Another night in the New York City

Flyer: Ethan Mann & Takeshi Asai

Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 9:00 pm

Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street, Lower Level
(Between 2nd-3rd Avenue)
New York, NY 10022
646-497-1254


Ethan Mann, guitar
Takeshi Asai, piano


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news - May 14, 2013

The New Project

Ethan Mann
Takeshi Asai
Duo

2 nights in the New York City

Flyer: Ethan Mann & Takeshi Asai

Friday, May 31, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
Friday, June 28, 2013 @ 9:00 pm

Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street, Lower Level
(Between 2nd-3rd Avenue)
New York, NY 10022
646-497-1254


Ethan Mann, guitar
Takeshi Asai, piano


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news - May 12, 2013

Success!

Takeshi Asai NY Trio

"The Two Nights" in New York

Takeshi Asai NY Trio @ Kitano

Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Kitano New York

Takeshi Asai NY Trio @ Kitano

Friday, May 10, 7:30 pm
Crestwood Music Hall


Takeshi Asai, piano
Daniel Ori, bass
Rob Garcia, drums


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news - April 24, 2013

new concerts

Takeshi Asai NY Trio

2 Nights in New York

Poster, Takeshi Asai NY Trio, May 2013

Manhattan Thursday, May 9, 8 pm & 10 pm

The Kitano New York
66 Park Avenue, East 38th St, New York NY 10016
phone: 212-885-7000
Reservation: 212-885-7119
$10 music charge

Westchester Friday, May 10, 7:30 pm

Crestwood Music Hall
453 White Plains Road
Eastchester, NY 10709
phone: (914) 961-3497
$15 ($10 student) at the door


Takeshi Asai, piano
Daniel Ori, bass
Rob Garcia, drums

NY Trio Official Site

CD "New York Trio Vol. 1" on Sale!


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news - August 12, 2014

COMING UP SOON!

Takeshi Asai Trio
old style, new concept...


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New York
Thursday, September 18, 2014
7:00 - 8:45 pm

Somethin' Jazz Club
212 E. 52nd St. 3Fl. (btw/ 2nd & 3rd Ave) New York, NY 10022

Takeshi Asai (piano)
Kazuo Nakamura (bass)
Andrew Swift (drums)

official site

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news - May 8, 2014

the new Rendez-Vous

Takeshi Asai New York Trio
"Takeshi's trio was phenomenal."


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Silvana
Friday, June 6, 2014

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Silvana
300 W 116th St, New York, NY 10026

Somethin' Jazz Club
Friday, June 27, 2014

7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Somethin' Jazz Club
212 E. 52nd St. 3Fl. (btw/ 2nd & 3rd Ave.) New York, NY 10022
phone: (212) 371-7657

Takeshi Asai (piano)
Daniel Ori (bass)
Russ Meissner (drums)

official site

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news - April 1, 2014

New Project

le projet électrique - Live
& A Collaboration of Art and Music

drawing by Keico Watanabe drawing by Keico Watanabe
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Keico Watanabe
Between Stars and Human

The exhibition, Thursday, June 5 - Saturday, June 21, 2014
The live Performance, Saturday, June 21, 2014, 6:30 pm - 7:10 pm

Keico Watanabe (drawing & piano)
Takeshi Asai (piano, Apple Logic X & drawing)

NYCoo Gallery
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news - Febuary 16, 2014

Success!

Takeshi Asai New York Trio
"Takeshi's trio was phenomenal."

Takeshi Asai NY3

the next Rendez-Vous is

Thursday, April 24, 2014 @ 7:00 - 8:45 pm

Somethin' Jazz Club
212 E. 52nd St. 3Fl. (btw/ 2nd & 3rd Ave.)
New York, NY 10022
phone: (212) 371-7657

Takeshi Asai (piano)
Daniel Ori (bass)
Russ Meissner (drums)

official site

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news - January 14, 2014

Coming Up!

Takeshi Asai New York Trio
a much talked-about gig in NYC

Takeshi Asai NY3

Saturday, February 15, 2014 @ 7:00 - 8:45 pm

Somethin' Jazz Club
212 E. 52nd St. 3Fl. (btw/ 2nd & 3rd Ave.)
New York, NY 10022
phone: (212) 371-7657


Chopsticks NY

Weekly New York Living

Japion

official site

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news - December 27, 2013

Media appearance

Westchester Magazine
"The Changing Face of Westchester"

Westchester Magazine January 2014

Takeshi's story of coming to the United States and becoming a professional musician

read the interview


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news - November 21, 2013

Announcing

DTC Music Productions
a new production company

DTC Music Productions

Takeshi Asai
producer, composer, arranger, multi-instrumentalist & sound engineer

for Broadway theater company, libretto, singer/song-writer, film and TV producer, magazine editor, photographer and any form of multimedia producers

Press Release

official site


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news - November 5, 2013

joint concert

WaFoo & MCCE
jazz & classical music working together

Flyer: WaFoo & MCCE

Saturday, November 16, 2013 @ 8:00 pm

Staten Island Museum
75 Stuyvesant Place
Staten Island, New York 10301

WaFoo
Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble

Review, SI Advance "music after the tempest" by Michael J. Fressola


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news - September 28, 2013

ENCORE!

Takeshi Asai NY3

featuring new works for new CD

Flyer: Takeshi Asai New York Trio

Saturday, November 2, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

Somethin' Jazz Club
212 E. 52nd St. 3Fl. (btw/ 2nd & 3rd Ave.) New York, NY 10022
phone: (212) 371-7657

Takeshi Asai (piano)
Daniel Ori (bass)
Russ Meissner (drums)

Trio's Official Website


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news - September 24, 2013

ENCORE!

Ethan Mann
Takeshi Asai
Duo

the legend continues in NY....

Flyer: Ethan Mann & Takeshi Asai

Friday, September 27, 2013 @ 9:00 pm

Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street, Lower Level
(Between 2nd-3rd Avenue)
New York, NY 10022
646-497-1254


Ethan Mann, guitar
Takeshi Asai, piano


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news - September 13, 2013

This Week in NY

Open Air Music Festival

Poster

Festival 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Takeshi Asai appears from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301

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news - August 8, 2013

Merci beaucoup
La Saint-Sauveur à Peillon-village!

Takeshi was invited to the traditional village festival
in Peillon, the most beautiful perched village
in cote d'Azure, France

Poster Newspaper: Nice Matin

French Newspaper: Nice Matin (link)
French Newspaper: Nice Matin (PDF)

Peillon Village - Photo Album

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news - August 5, 2013

Je vous remercie de tout cœur!

Tour & recording in France 2013
Big Success!

Charentes Libre
Interview in French (PDF)

Takeshi Asai French Trio
Takeshi Asai (piano)
Pascal Combeau (bass)
Maxime Legrand (drums)

official website

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news - May 23, 2013

Tour in France, July 2013

Takeshi Asai French Trio

"Jazz to jazz, New York to France, a piano trio of cutting-edge French jazzmen and a NY-based Japanese jazz pianist. Superbly different!"

Press Release (PDF)

Press Release

Français - Communiqué de presse
English - Press Release
Japanese - プレスリリース

Takeshi Asai French Trio
Takeshi Asai (piano)
Pascal Combeau (bass)
Maxime Legrand (drums)

official website

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news - April 24, 2013

New Project in Summer 2013

Takeshi Asai French Trio

France, July 2013

detail to be annouced

The French Trio
Takeshi Asai (piano)
Pascal Combeau (bass)
Maxime Legrand (drums)

official website

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news - March 22, 2013

The CD Release Party a Big Success!

Takeshi Asai
New York Trio, Vol. 1

The trio's next rendez-vous

Thursday, May 9
The Kitano New York


Takeshi Asai, piano
Daniel Ori, bass
Rob Garcia, drums

official website


Buy CD/Download MP3

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news - january 16, 2013

New CD Released!

Takeshi Asai
New York Trio, Vol. 1

"Authentic yet musically advanced, one of the most intriguing jazz piano trios working in NYC."

world-wide release: February 1, 2013
available at cdbaby.com and everywhere

New CD New CD

CD Release Concert
Saturday, March 16, 2013, 9:00 pm
Somethin' Jazz Club
212 E. 52nd St. 3Fl. (btw 2nd & 3rd Ave) New York, NY 10022

Takeshi Asai New York Trio
Takeshi Asai, piano
Daniel Ori, bass
Rob Garcia, drums

official website


Buy CD/Download MP3

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news - december 31, 2012

Glückliches Neujahr
Happy New Year!
Bonne Année!
Buon Anno!
Buen Aсo
謹賀新年
新年好

New CD
Calligraphy by Suiho

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news - december 4, 2012

Takeshi Asai
New York Trio Vol. 1

NEW CD

world-wide release: February 1, 2013

New CD

Takeshi Asai New York Trio
Takeshi Asai (piano)
Daniel Ori (bass)
Rob Garcia (drums)

CD Release Concert
Saturday, March 16, 2013, 9:00 pm
Somethin' Jazz Club
212 E. 52nd St. 3Fl. (btw/ 2nd & 3rd Ave.) New York, NY 10022
phone: (212) 371-7657

project website

live recording
Faust Harrison Pianos, New York
June 22, 2012

Recording engineer: Silas Brown, Legacy Sound
Assistant engineer: Doron Schachter

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new CD

"A Tale of Three Cities"
Le Conte de Trois Cités 三都物語

world-wide release: May 1, 2012

New CD

Buy/Download CD

named Top Albums - Piano Jazz by CD Baby

live recordings in France, New York, and Tokyo
Two Pianos - Catherine Schneider & Takeshi Asai

project website

Co-producer/engineer: Silas Brown, Legacy Sound

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