Japanese Innovators - Episode 1 : Japan Blues/Howard Williams

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In a three part mini-series we take a look into the record collections of three Japanese music enthusiasts, taking a journey of sonic discovery from 1970-2000, exploring the diverse tapestry sounds that have emerged from the country.

In episode one Japan Blues aka Howard Williams guides us through some of his favourite tunes from the 1970s including a slice of west-coast inspired Rock by Happy End, a truly Avant-Garde composition by Takehisa Kosugi and much more besides.

Tracklist:

Minako Yoshida - Machi No Bouke

Takehisa Kosugi - Mano-Dharma

Masako Togawa - Owari Ga Taisetsu

Masabumi Kikuchi - Sunday Lunch

Ayumi Ishida & Tin Pan Alley Family - ‎Watashi Jishin

Yuki Saori - Ikigai

Keiko Fuji - Onna No Jinsei

Happy End - Natsu Nandesu

Yumi Arai - Anata Dake No Mono

Hideko Fujiwara - Omae Nanka

130 episodes available. A new episode about every 15 days averaging 22 mins duration .