Kenichi Tsunoda BIG BAND
Ticket on the day:5000 yen + tax (one drink included)
Kenichi Tsunoda (conductor, arranger, tb), Shinsuke Tsujino (sax), Naoki Suzuki (sax), Yuji Kawamura (sax), Masanori Sugimoto (sax), Yasuo Niwa (sax), Tetsuya Tanaka (tp), Risabro Matsuki (tp), Masaaki Suzuki (tp), Yasushi Miyamoto (tp), Takao Shibayama (tp), Amane Takai (tb), Naofumi Takimoto (tb), Kenji Nishimura (tb), Hideki Takahashi (tb), Taro Koyama (ds), Mitsuhiro Itagaki (p), Nagome Sakuma (g), Tadaaki Konishi b)
Formed in 1990 with the motto "Big band forever!" Their repertoire covers a wide range of music from swing jazz to Toru Takemitsu, with which they enjoy popularity among various audiences. The bid band co-performed with big-name artists including David Sanborn, Chicago, and Shirley Bassey. In 2007, they were awarded the Arts Festival Excellence Awards of Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs.