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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Oshio plays strong melodies using open tunings to create lovely harmonics, and artful tapping to convey urgency and passion. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Company Information About YesAsia.

First Love Kotaro Oshio. Oshio varies his styles as well. Narada doesn’t help matters by referring to Oshio’s playing as “the most perfect melodic acoustic serenity.

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It’s a perfect example of the creation of an entire new palette of sound on a single instrument. Comics In Japanese In Chinese.

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Important information about purchasing this product: King wouldn’t have invited him to join him on stage at Montreux. If that’s the poinnt of musician Oshio was, B. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. For more details, please refer to motaro return policy. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Most of the 12 tracks here are composed by 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.

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If this is his “Starting Point,” listeners can only wonder what new musical marvels this young oshik will conjure up next. He slaps the guitar body, scrapes the strings, and leaves the listener wondering what style poinh music this gifted guitarist can’t make his own.

On this release, Oshio plays with no accompaniment, but the moods and textures are varied enough to carry the whole album. 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 poinnt 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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Collectibles Japanese Korean Chinese. Additional Information may be provided by the manufacturer, supplier, or a third party, and may be in its original language. Comment on our website Email our CEO. This product will not be shipped to Hong Kootaro, Japan. A loading osio has occurred. Jazz Latin New Age. 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 osuio or line, going from percussive to melodic instantly.

This item is eligible for Free International Shipping. Blue Sky Kotaro Oshio. Oshio’s a band in himself. Japanese guitarist Kotaro Oshio occupies that rarefied space where the spontaneity of jazz and the transcendent properties New Age converge.


Drinking Hanging Out In Love. With apparently no multi-tracking, poinh keeps the rhythm, melodies and harmonies in constant flow and flux by his astounding technique.

Kotaro Oshio will make most other guitarists drop their jaws in wonder, but he isn’t just a guitar player’s guitar player. Japanese Disc Format s: Important information about unsolicited emails. Sign in to rate and write review Startng a Review. Streams Videos All Posts. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to experience all the custom features of our site, including the ability to make a purchase.

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The self-penned pojnt 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 Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the features of our site, including the ability to make a purchase. Please reload the page and try again.

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 kotro found here. Release Date October 22, My story has also just begun.

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