Celebrating their 40th anniversary tour and recipient of several music lifetime achievement awards , the Grammy Nominated Band Hiroshima returns to Honolulu for a one night only perfromance . As timeless as the band is the setting will be equally as historic, The Royal Hawaiian Monarch Showroom overlooking Waikiki Beach . Many of Hawai's music legends have perfromed there and now our smooth jazz concert series returns for this special evening .
Vibrant, eclectic & truly original, the multi-GRAMMY nominated Hiroshima creates a musical world all its own. The intoxicating mix of traditional Japanese folk music & instruments interwoven with Jazz, R&B, Salsa & more has been a pioneering voice incontemporary music since the 1970’s. After 30 years and 4 million records sold worldwide, they continue to make their unique mix of East meets West their signaturesound. The Los Angeles-based ensemble is lead by Dan Kuramoto (woodwinds, producer / composer) and the virtuoso, June Kuramoto (“the world's greatest koto player”- StanleyClark), Hawaii's own Kimo Cornwell (piano/ keyboards/composer — formerly with Kalapana , Al Jarreau and Maze), Danny Yamamoto Taiko Drums and Percussion , Land Richards(drums/percussion (newest member) and Dean Cortez(bass—formerly with Boz Scaggs) Don't miss the number Asian American Jazz band in the World right here in Hawaii.
General admission (open seating $40, Gold Resrved seasting $60, Table seating $85. Sponsor Table seating (best view) * includes VIP reception with cocktials and appetizers 7 pm before the performance .