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G.G. Official Japan Tour 2017 --- 4/20-23

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 2:50 PM

【G.G.日本ツアーのお知らせ・4/20~22・水戸、横浜、大阪】

4/20(木) @ 水戸 GIRL TALK

4/21(金) @ 横浜 Motion Blue

4/22(土) @ 大阪 ガーデンパレス

1995年、米ボストンで出逢った 宮本 貴奈(p)、植田 典子(b)、ジョーンズ 満寿美(ds)が、ジャズトリオ【G.G.】を結成。2015年に、待望のセカンドアルバム【Ruby Road】を発表。

海外で活躍するオリジナルメンバーの植田 典子(b)、ジョーンズ 満寿美(ds)が来日、G.G. Japan tourを行います。

水戸,横浜公演では、透明感ボイスの人気ボーカリスト、リュウ・ミホがゲスト参加。華やかな春のステージをお贈りします。

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4/20(木) @ 水戸 GIRL TALK

【G.G.】宮本 貴奈(p)、植田 典子(b)、ジョーンズ 満寿美(ds)、

    sp. guest リュウ・ミホ(vo)

茨城県水戸市白梅1-7−6 / 029-225-0050

http://www.girltalk.co.jp/


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4/21(金) @ 横浜 Motion Blue

【G.G.】宮本 貴奈(p)、植田 典子(b)、ジョーンズ 満寿美(ds)、

    sp. guest リュウ・ミホ(vo)

Open 18:00 / Start 19:00 M.C. ¥4,800

神奈川県横浜市中区新港1-1-2

赤レンガ倉庫2号館 / TEL :045-226-1919

詳細: http://twinmusic.co.jp/ja/detail-project.php?p_no=35

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4/22(土) @ 大阪 ガーデンパレス ディナーコンサート

【G.G.】 宮本 貴奈(p)、植田 典子(b)、ジョーンズ 満寿美(ds)

*ビュッフェスタイルのお食事付きライブです。

16:30 開場・17:00 開演・18:30 ビュッフェディナー

料金:6,000円(コンサート、ビュッフェディナー、フリードリンク、税金含む。*アルコールドリンクは各500円にて販売。)

会場 : 大阪 ガーデンパレス チャペル

大阪府大阪市淀川区西宮原1-3-35

(JR・地下鉄「新大阪駅」2号出入り口降りて左側より

シャトルバス乗車3分・15分毎運行)

ご予約・お問い合わせ:090-2040-0640(植田)

Swingin' in the Sanctuary with The Rich Harney Trio

Posted on April 20, 2016 at 1:40 AM



 

Rich Harney Trio

Friday April 22, 2016  8pm -10pm

First Presbyterian Church

8001 Mesa Drive

Austin, Texas 78731

$15/ door

Jazz Composer/ Pianist RICH HARNEY brings his swinging trio to the soulful space of First Presbyterian Church, celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month and playing tunes from his new CD Blue Soul and more!

~ With ~ Daniel Durham - doublebass  Masumi Jones - drums

Sound samples at

http://kutx.org/musicarchive/rich-harney-2-23-2016

 

Thank you so much!!

Posted on April 2, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Thank you so much for coming down to G.G.'s mini tour in Austin!

We had a big fun here in Austin, people in Austin is so nice, started from people of JASGA, all audiences, and musician friends who came down, sitting in, made friends with G.G.!

Thank you sooooo much.

G.G. is coming to Japan 4/30-5/6 for mini tour, but this time we have Kenji Shimada for bass since Noriko Ueda can't go to Japan.

 

G.G. "Ruby Road" release Tour in Austin 2016

Posted on February 28, 2016 at 2:20 PM


I am very happy to announce complete detail about

G.G. "Ruby Road" release tour in Austin 2016!!

====  CD teaser  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xlrDLQ5rPc 

====  My Bio page BGM is the title track of "Ruby Road"

G.G. Groovin' Girls Jazz Trio Concert 

    Hosted by JASGA (Japan America Society of Greater Austin)

    on Monday March 21st  

    at Boyd Vance Theatre  Carver Museum    

    address : 1165 Angelina St, Austin, TX 78702

    Doors at 7pm Concert at 7:30pm Ticket : $15/$20

    reservation

     http://jasga.org/news/announcements/jazz-concert-female-jazz-trio-gg


 G.G. live at the Elephant Room 

    on Tuesday March 22nd

    Elephant Room is the historical Jazz Club in Austin,  

    Just celebrated 25th anniverssary in January 2016.

    Underground jazz bar with more than 20 draft beers & wines by the glass.

    Address: 315 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

    Bar open at 5pm , Concert at 9:30pm - 1:30am

    Phone:(512) 473-2279

    http://www.elephantroom.com/


G.G. CD release Party

    Small house concert at Sharp's house in east Austin near Fiesta Garden.

    Doors at 6pm    Concert 7pm - 8pm     ticket : $25

    We will serve Japanese snacks and drinks. BYOB is welcome, too.

    Please contact us at  

    [email protected]   for reservation (name and number of people).

    We will send you a confirmation email with venue address.

    Space is limited, you can reserve seats by advance ticket purchase

    if you have a paypal account.


Click here to pay


 

 

    

    




G.G.'s Ruby Road CD available

Posted on October 26, 2015 at 9:35 AM

I got CDs here in TX,  Please email me at [email protected], I will send how to pay for this CD and I will send you one. or two. or... any!
$30 include mailing fee. (Sorry it is pretty expensive, but in Japana, CDs are around $20(2000yen), and think about importing them and mailing them.....

"Ruby Road" by G.G. just released!

Posted on October 20, 2015 at 12:45 AM

G.G.'s new album "Ruby Road" just got released!!

please check this out at iTunes

    USA        http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/ruby-road/id1045381140

    JAPAN   http://itunes.apple.com/jp/album/ruby-road/id1045381140?l=en

Also you can order hard copy in Japan here 

                    http://www.co-nnect.jp/items/item.html?product_id=34

Title track "Ruby Road" is my composition!!

If you want to buy a hard copy, I can sell them through "merch page" in this site soon, still under construction, sorry!! Please check "links" page for more informaton!

Thank y'all!!!

Rich Harney's new album!!

Posted on September 4, 2015 at 9:40 AM

Rich Harney's new album is on the way!
I m guessing our next Elephant Room gig on Sunday November 22 (9:30pm-1:30am) might be the CD release concert! I m really excited about this album, sounds of course, but cover of CD will be so art, too!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Rich Harney piano,
Daniel Durham bass,
Masumi Jones drums,

This picture is from photo session for this new album, silly one, so this is not actual photo for jacket, but I m using it for marketing purpose... HA!
Special thanks for Brenda Ladd for shooting awesome photo and the design of CD jacket!!!! 

G.G. official CD trailer "Ruby Road" and English press

Posted on July 14, 2015 at 6:00 PM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xlrDLQ5rPc" target="_blank">http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xlrDLQ5rPc

This is the youtube video you can listen a little bit of our new CD "Ruby Road".

and below is our press in English!


G.G.(Groovin' Girls reunited)

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 3:55 PM

Long time ago, 20th century around 1996, when I was still a student in the Berklee school of music, I started my career as a drummer.

In Boston, mostly I worked for the band "Satin Coast" lead by Chris Luard, and "Groovin' Girls" formed by 3 Japanese female (Takana Miyamoto piano, Noriko Ueda bass and me) in the Berklee. I almost played every night around Boston, Groovin Girls made the first album with mostly original songs "Piece of Cake", we toured in US and Japan, festivals and clubs. We even debuted on the national cable TV show "BET on Jazz Central" on Black Entertainment Channel in 1998, actually this wonderful opportunity came from Christian McBride! He couldn't make this gig, so he gave it to Noriko. I was 8 months pregnant by the way at that time, so after that TV show, I kinda faded from playing music by having my precious baby. Groovin' Girls still kept regular gig at Brooklyn in NY every Wednesday and did tour, and festivals (like "Sakura Festival" at Kennedy Center) till 2000.

Then I moved out to Tokyo, Takana moved to Atlanta, and Noriko stayed in NY, we piled up our own careers in last decade, and last summer, we reunited and recorded an album "Ruby Road" in Tokyo. This album is our 2nd CD, ended up all tunes were 1st-take of recordings, we had only one and half days to spend together, but we recorded more than 11 tunes, and did photo shooting for CD cover, too. By the way, we call ourself "G.G." since we are not "girls" anymore....

This CD will be on sale 10/16/15 worldwide, details on the way soon. 

Produced by Jun Inoue, JI.Co.,Ltd in Japan, 

宮本 貴奈(p)/ Takana Miyamoto

Official Web http://www.takana.net/

植田 典子(b)/ Noriko Ueda

Official Web http://www.norikoueda.com/



My Cats on Mente Clara's new album

Posted on June 24, 2015 at 2:25 AM

My song, yes, the theme song of my web concert "my Cats" is on the new Mente Clara album!!!!!!!!

They arranged it awesomely, and played it incredibly!! I love it, love it, and love it!! Please get one!!

Mente Clara official website

http://www.menteclaramusic.net/

And You can listen "My Cats" on this page

http://www.menteclaramusic.net/music/

They are on the road right now, mostly west coast and Canada!!!! please check their website!!!