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Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Starting Point – Kotaro Oshio on AllMusic – – Japanese guitarist Kotaro Oshio occupies. Kotaro Oshio,STARTING POINT,CD Album listed at CDJapan! Get it delivered safely by SAL, EMS, FedEx and save with CDJapan Rewards!. “This song is like jumping into a favorite picture book and starting in on an adventure in a land where everyone is free to leap about and rise to the challenge of.

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Drinking Hanging Out In Love. This item is eligible for Free International Shipping. He slaps the guitar body, scrapes the strings, and leaves the listener wondering what style of music this gifted guitarist can’t make his own.

There are a number that are ideal for relaxing, like the gorgeous “Tycho,” which has a simple theme made profound by Oshio’s expressiveness but there are others that bounce right along, like “Breeze,” which demonstrates Oshio’s extraordinary ability to create different string tones in a single chord or line, going from percussive startting melodic instantly.

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On this release, Oshio plays with no accompaniment, but the moods and textures are varied enough to carry the whole album. Oshio’s a band in himself. You’ll hear things that remind you of Chet Atkins at his most contemplative, and some of the finest jazz guitarists you’ve heard, but there’s mercifully little navel-gazing music to be found here. Japanese guitarist Kotaro Oshio occupies that rarefied space where the spontaneity of jazz and the transcendent properties New Age converge.


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Comment on our website Email our CEO. There are some lovely Brazilian stylings in “Twilight,” some mild funkiness in “Blue Sky” which also shows a superb use of harmonicsa deep, rhythmic groove in “Hard Rain,” and the unexpected and eye-opening transition of the guitar into a zither in “The Third Man Theme,” a delightful recreation of the Anton Karas original.

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Important information about purchasing this product: Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the features atarting our site, including the ability to make a purchase. My story has also just begun. Oshio varies his styles as well. Kotaro Oshio will make most other guitarists drop their jaws in wonder, but he isn’t just a guitar player’s guitar player.

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No Rating Available Tell a Friend. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. The jaunty “Third Man Theme” is a surprising choice for a cover, but Oshio injects new life into the easy-listening staple, using vibrato to imitate the original’s zither. If that’s the kind of musician Oshio was, B. It’s a perfect example of the creation of an entire new palette of sound on a single instrument.


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Sexy Trippy All Moods. Comics In Japanese In Chinese. All transactions at YesAsia. Oshio plays strong melodies using open tunings to create lovely harmonics, and artful tapping to convey urgency and passion.

Blue Sky Kotaro Oshio. Additional Information may be provided by the manufacturer, supplier, or a third party, and may be in its original language. The album ends on a stirring note with “Hard Rain,” a Hendrix-like, riff-heavy song that allows Oshio to show off his aggressive right hand technique. For more details, please refer to our return policy. The self-penned liner notes to this young Japanese guitarist’s solo album are a bit of a metaphysical giggle, but if you can get beyond such prose as With apparently no multi-tracking, he keeps the rhythm, melodies and harmonies in constant flow and flux by his astounding technique.

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By using our website, you accept and agree with our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Jazz Latin New Age. A loading error has occurred. Most of the 12 tracks here are composed by Oshio.