JazzFest.Wien Festival History

JazzFest.Wien 2014

Takuya Kuroda

Porgy & Bess  20.00  

Takuya Kuroda
Takuya Kuroda

Takuya Kuroda was born in Ashiya, Japan, in 1980. This young trumpeter, arranger and composer moved to New York City in 2003. His musical influences include Count Basie, Clifford Brown, Miles Davis, Kenny Dorham and Freddie Hubbard.

He performs both under his own name and with musical colleagues such as the singer Jose’ James for whom he wrote brass arrangements and whose band he also performs with.

His latest album, “Rising Son”, was released by the legendary Blue Note record label. His jazz also includes such varied influences such as hip-hop, funk and Afrobeat.

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