Osaka, October 2016
Minamisoma, August 2015
Ishinomaki, July 2014
Iwaki, September 2016
Osaka, October 2016
Otsuchi, July 2014
Ofunato, August 2015
Ogatsu, August 2015
Otsuchi, March 2013




"Akira Tana’s wonderful group is truly doing something very special here and it is a fine example of how music can break down cultural barriers and expose the commonality within us all." — Jazz Inside

"The quartet has created a gorgeous body of music interpreting traditional and contemporary Japanese melodies through the lens of jazz." — San Jose Mercury News

"Performance seemed love-filled and compassionate. At times it felt like a lullaby; no wonder the children slept. It was exquisite." — San Jose Mercury News


OTONOWA
Akira Tana — Drums & Leader
Masaru Koga — Sax, Flute, Shakuhachi & Percussions
Art Hirahara — Piano
Ben Stolorow — Piano
Noriyuki "Ken" Okada — Bass
Saki Kono — Guest Vocalist & Tour Coordinator



UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

Sep 3 - Concert in East Palo Alto
Sep 8 - Cafe Pink House 7:30pm
Sep 9 - Tohoku Tsunami Relief Benefit Fundraiser in Palo Alto 1pm
Sep 9 - California Jazz Conservatory 8pm
Sep 21 - Cafe Stritch 8pm
Sep 23 - Sequoia Room in Fort Bragg 6pm / 8:30pm


OTONOWA JAPAN TOUR 2017

Sep 29 - Iwaki, Fukushima
Sep 30 - Ishinomaki, Miyagi
Oct 1 - Ofunato, Iwate
Oct 2 - Otsuchi, Iwate
Oct 3 - Kesennuma, Miyagi
Oct 4 - Minamisanriku, Miyagi
Oct 6 - Osaka
Oct 7 - Osaka & Kyoto
Oct 8 - Osaka & Kyoto
Oct 9 - Osaka
Oct 10 - Kobe

Please see the Schedule page for more details


SOUNDCIRCLE - Documentary of Otonowa created by Sara Pettinella




Documentary of our Japan Tour 2014 created by Sara Pettinella