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Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Japanese guitarist Kotaro Oshio occupies that rarefied space where the spontaneity of jazz and the transcendent properties New Age converge. Kotaro Oshio will make most other guitarists drop their jaws in wonder, but he isn’t just a guitar player’s guitar player.

AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Most of the 12 tracks here are composed by Oshio. No Rating Available Tell a Friend. It’s a perfect example of the creation of an entire new palette of sound on a single instrument. Jazz Latin New Age.

Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Oshio plays strong melodies using open tunings to create lovely harmonics, and artful tapping to convey urgency and passion. 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 statring, like “Breeze,” which demonstrates Oshio’s extraordinary ability to create kotsro string tones in a single chord oshko line, going from percussive to melodic instantly.

If this is his “Starting Point,” listeners can only wonder what new musical marvels this young genius will conjure up next. Narada doesn’t help matters by referring to Oshio’s playing as “the most perfect melodic acoustic serenity. Buy it from Amazon.


Collectibles Japanese Korean Chinese. My story starring also just begun. 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 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.

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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. Streams Videos All Posts. If that’s the kind of musician Oshio was, B. Sexy Trippy All Moods. By using our website, you accept and agree with our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.


Comment on our website Email our CEO. Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the features of our site, startng the ability to make a purchase. 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.

Oshio varies his styles as well.

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Release Date October 22, With apparently no multi-tracking, he keeps the rhythm, melodies and harmonies in constant flow and flux by his astounding technique. He’s bound to appeal as well to anyone who enjoys fine compositions well-played.


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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 kotsro be found here.

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This item is eligible for Free International Shipping. Blue Sky Kotaro Oshio. 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. 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 osjio transition of the guitar into a zither in “The Ooshio Man Theme,” a delightful recreation of the Anton Karas original.