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Hiroya Tsukamoto & Satoshi Takeishi


Saturday, May 31st at 7:30pm

A unique duo playing the acoustic guitar and percussion, Hiroya Tsukamoto and Satoshi Takeishi, create original music which is sometimes described as "Cinematic acoustic music" incorporating folk, jazz and world influences.

Tsukamoto and Takeishi present  original, innovative, acoustic music. “zealously” recommends the duo, saying they have “chops, passion and warmth.” They have performed internationally at the Rochester International Jazz Festival and on Japanese National Television.

Hiroya Tsukamoto is a guitarist and composer originally from Kyoto, Japan. The Boston Herald says, "A Japanese guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto takes us to an impressionistic journey." In 2000, he received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music. Since then, he has been performing internationally including several appearances with his group at Blue Note in New York and released five albums. His latest album “Heartland” features a mixture of elements from several genres expressed in Japanese songs and instrumentals.

Satoshi Takeishi, drummer, percussionist, and arranger is a native of Mito, Japan. After studying at Berklee College of Music, he spent four years in Colombia, performing with the Bogota Symphony Orchestra. In 1986 he returned to the U.S., settling in Miami where he began work as an arranger. Takeishi has appeared on over 75 recordings including those by Latin giants Nestor Torres, Ray Barretto, Hector Martignon and Eliane Elias (in the film, "Calle 54"). He can also be found working with Marc Johnson, Eddie Gomez, Randy Brecker, Dave Liebman, Mark Murphy, Herbie Mann, and the Toshiko Akiyoshi Big Band. 

Tickets are $15 with a pre-concert dinner available for $20. Reservations are required for dinner. Venue is BYOB. Call (802) 465-4071 or e-mail us for reservations or more information.

Brandon Music – Vermont's Music Haven - is at 62 Country Club Road, opposite Neshobe Golf Club on Rte 73E. Located in Warren Kimble's former historic red barn gallery, Brandon Music hosts the Divine Art CD Store, Music Café, The Phonograph Room, a Vermont art gallery and a gift shop selling vintage English china and other collectibles. More information is available at .


Phone: 802-247-4295