Hiroshi Fukumura (福村博) (born February 21, 1949, Tokyo) is a Japanese jazz trombonist.
Fukumura played with Sadao Watanabe for much of the 1970s, excepting a period where he studied in the United States at the New England Conservatory of Music.He led his own quintet, which included Shigeharu Mukai as a sideman, for a studio recording and a live release in 1973. He was a member of Native Son and also worked with Takehiro Honda, Gil Evans, Hidefumi Toki, and others.
Ronald Levin Carter is an American jazz double bassist. His appearances on 2,221 recording sessions make him the most-recorded jazz bassist in history.
Anthony Tillmon Williams was an American jazz drummer.
Peter Erskine is an American jazz drummer who was a member of the jazz fusion groups Weather Report and Steps Ahead.
Miroslav Ladislav Vitouš is a Czech jazz bassist who has had an extensive career in the US.
The Montreux Jazz Festival is a music festival in Switzerland, held annually in early July in Montreux on the Lake Geneva shoreline. It is the second largest annual jazz festival in the world after Canada's Montreal International Jazz Festival.
Sadao Watanabe is a Japanese jazz musician who plays alto saxophone, sopranino saxophone, and flute. He is known for his bossa nova recordings, although his work encompasses many styles, with collaborations from musicians all over the world.
Sadao Watanabe may refer to:
Harvey William Mason is an American jazz drummer, record producer, and member of the band Fourplay. Mason grew up in Atlantic City, New Jersey and attended Atlantic City High School.
Anthony Jackson is an American bassist known for his many session recordings, live performances, and his role in developing a new design of the six-string bass guitar, which he called a contrabass guitar. He has been described as “one of the masters of the instrument”.
Alejandro Neciosup Acuña, known professionally as Alex Acuña, is a Peruvian drummer and percussionist.
Round Trip is a 1974 jazz album by the Japanese saxophonist Sadao Watanabe with Chick Corea, Miroslav Vitouš and Jack DeJohnette.
Three Blind Mice is a Japanese jazz record label founded in June 1970 as a showcase for Japan's emerging jazz performers. It has produced more than 130 albums have been released since. So far they have won the Jazz Disc Award five times in Japan. Produced by Takeshi Fujii (producer) and often recorded by the Yoshihiko Kannari, TBM created jazz records by Japanese players since the 1970s and became known for its audiophile sound quality. TBM's records captured a very important, vibrant era in the development of Japanese jazz. Stars like Isao Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Yamamoto, George Kawaguchi, Terumasa Hino and Mari Nakamoto recorded their very first albums with the label. Artists also include Shuko Mizuno's "Jazz Orchestra '73", Toshiyuko Miyama and Masaru Imada.
Mizuki Fukumura is a Japanese singer. She is a ninth-generation member, current leader of the idol group Morning Musume as well as the current and seventh leader of Hello Project. Prior to becoming part of Morning Musume, Fukumura was known as a member of the second generation Shugo Chara Egg!, and for her role of Amulet Heart in the live action segment of Shugo Chara! Party!.
Takehiro Honda was a Japanese jazz pianist.
Native Son was a Japanese jazz-funk and jazz fusion group.
I'm Old Fashioned is an album by Japanese saxophonist Sadao Watanabe with the Great Jazz Trio; pianist Hank Jones, bassist Ron Carter and drummer Tony Williams, recorded in 1976 for the Japanese East Wind label.
Kosuke Mine (峰厚介) is a Japanese jazz saxophonist.
Hiroshi Murakami is a Japanese jazz drummer.
Shigeharu Mukai is a Japanese jazz trombonist.
Carnaval is a live album by bassist Ron Carter, pianist Hank Jones, saxophonist Sadao Watanabe and drummer Tony Williams which was recorded in Tokyo in 1978 and released on the Galaxy label in 1983.