Bob James is one of the most dedicated musicians after 311 disaster.
There was a long project, MUSIC FOR TOMORROW, and one of the essence was a performance at Tokyo Jazz 2012.
Bob James (p) Quintet with Steve Gadd (ds), Will Lee (b), Dave McMurray (sax) and Perry Hughes (g) very special guest Seiko Matsuda
MUSIC FOR TOMORROW PROJECT;
- Iwate Jazz on Sep.17,2011, the special performance by Bob James and Sand Pipers Members in Japan. The highlight tune is “PUT YOUR HEARTS TOGETHER” (instruments version)
- After success of Iwate Jazz 2011, Bob James and Tokyo Jazz Staffs decided to start the project, “MUSIC FOR TOMORROW“, and made “PUT OUR HEARTS TOGETHER” with vocal version, lylics by Hilary James, daughter of Bob James.
- Seiko Matsuda was assigned as singer on that song, and showed it at Tokyo Jazz 2012 !!
- Revival concert with Bob James and Sand Pipers at Ohunato on Oct.27, 2012.
- Documentary film about MUSIC FOR TOMORROW PROJECT was moved to USA and played in Traverse City, Michigan (hometown of Bob James), and played PUT OUR HEARTS TOGETHER there with some of Sand Pipers members invited.
- Continuously several action was performed under the name of MUSIC FOR TOMORROW in the world. The first one was in Strasbourg, France. The second one was in New Orleans,USA. The third one was in New York…….
- The latest one is on Mar.27,2021 on TV program (due to COVID 19) with Senri Ohe, Makoto Ozone, Ayaka Hirahara, Sadao Watanabe, Bob James and…
Thank you very much for Bob James !!