September 2018

Date/Time Venue/Address Admission Band

Tuesday, September 25th
11:00PM - 12:30AM

Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBA

Miyoko Sparrow / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Other / TBA

Saturday, September 29th
8:00PM -

UkeHut
36-01 36th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11106
$20 (Include Free Drinks)

SAKAI / Vocal, Guitar & Ukulele
Haruna Fukazawa / Flute
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar


Nobuki Takamen Trio Japan Tour 2018



Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Toshiyuki Tanahashi / Bass
Naoki Aikawa / Drums

Special Guests:
Hiroki Mimura / Guitar (8/3)
Shu Keijin / Piano (8/25)

Download Tour Flier

Tour Schedule:
Sunday, July 29th, Saitama Sugar Hill

Wednesday, August 1st, Toyama casa de la musica
Thursday, August 2nd, Kanazawa Mokkiriya
Friday, August 3rd, Fukui cafe CoCotte
Saturday, August 4th, Nagoya STAR EYES

Wednesday, August 15th, Fukuoka New Combo
Thursday, August 16th, Hiroshima Scarecrow
Friday, August 17th, Hiroshima Ongaku Sabou 78
Saturday, August 18th, Hiroshima pool cafe NICO
Sunday, August 19th, Hiroshima La Cazuela

Monday, August 20th, Hiroshima Bird
Wednesday, August 22nd, Okayama Kissa Ichibankan
Thursday, August 23rd, Hyogo Jazz Challenge Concert
Friday, August 24th, Hyogo Higashikura
Saturday, August 25th, Kobe Yorozuya Soubei
Sunday, August 26th, Himeji Gallery Koh

Thursday, August 30th, Nagano Kabuchan Cafeteria
Friday, August 31st, Yokohama KAMOME
Saturday, September 1st, Tokyo TUC

Please check the website of each venue for more detail
including time, address, phone number and reservations.


July 2018

Date/Time Venue/Address Admission Band

Monday, July 2th
8:00PM - 11:00PM

Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBA

Miyoko Sparrow / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Michael O'Brien / Bass

Saturday, July 7th
10:00PM - 12:00AM

B Flat
277 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
Between White St and Franklin St
No Cover

Nobuki Takamen Trio:
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Yasushi Gonjo / Bass
Yutaka Uchida / Drums

Wednesday, July 11th
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Talde
8 Erie Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
No Cover Fukushi Tainaka / Drums
Joe Bussey / Bass
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar

Saturday, July 14th
7:00PM - 10:00PM

Antique Garage Restaurant Tribeca
313 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
No Cover

Nabuko Kiryu / Vocal & Piano
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Mark Nelms / Bass

June 2018

Sunday, June 10th
Lethbridge Jazz & Blues Festival 2018
Nobuki Takamen Trio

Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Yasushi Gonjo / Bass
Noel Sagerman / Drums

Date/Time Venue/Address Admission Band

Friday, June 1st
6:00PM - 7:00PM

Groove on Grove JC Fridays
(as part of Riverview Jazz Festival Kick Off)
Grove Street Path Station
Jersey City, NJ 07302
No Cover

Nobuki Takamen Trio:
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Yasushi Gonjo / Bass
Noel Sagerman / Drums

Sunday, June 3rd
12:30PM - 4:30PM

Antique Garage Restaurant Tribeca
313 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
No Cover

Nabuko Kiryu / Vocal & Piano
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Nori Naraoka / Bass

Monday, June 4th
8:00PM - 11:00PM

Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBA

Miyoko Sparrow / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Junko Sakai / Piano

Saturday, June 16th
3:00PM - 4:15PM
Magnolia Landing
136 Magnolia Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
No Cover

Nobuki Takamen Trio:
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
John Lenis / Bass
Noel Sagerman / Drums

Tuesday, June 19th
9:00PM - 11:00PM
B Flat
277 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
Between White St and Franklin St
No Cover Mamiko Taira / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Steve Whipple / Bass
Tuesday, June 26th
11:00PM - 12:30AM
Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBA Tomoko Yanagita / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar

Saturday, June 26th
8:08PM -

UkeHut
36-01 36th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11106
$20 (Include Free Drinks)

SAKAI / Vocal, Guitar & Ukulele
Haruna Fukazawa / Flute
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar


May 2018


Date/Time Venue/Address Admission Band

Monday, May 7th
8:00PM - 11:00PM

Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBA

Miyoko Sparrow / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Junko Sakai / Piano

Thursday, May 10th
7:00PM - 10:00PM

Ponty Bistro
2375 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd,
New York, NY 10030
No Cover

Andrea Veneziani / Bass
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar

Friday, May 11th
8:00PM - 9:00PM

UkeHut
36-01 36th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11106
TBA

Eva Kano / Vocal, Ukulele & Keyboard
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar

Sunday, May 13th
12:30PM - 3:30PM
Craft House
60 Van Duzer Street
Staten Island, NY 10301
TBA Joel Chassan / Drums
Billy Johnson / Bass
Nobuki Takamen Guitar

Saturday, May 26th
8:08PM -

UkeHut
36-01 36th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11106
$20 (Include Free Drinks)

SAKAI / Vocal, Guitar & Ukulele
Haruna Fukazawa / Flute
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar


April 2018


Date/Time Venue/Address Admission Band

Thursday, April 12th
7:00PM - 10:00PM

Ponty Bistro
2375 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd,
New York, NY 10030
No Cover

Andrea Veneziani / Bass
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar

Saturday, April 21st
7:30PM - 10:30PM

Ukulele Jazz Masters Party
Church of Our Saviour
417 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
$25

SAKAI / Vocal & Ukulele
Haruna Fukazawa / Flute
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar

Sunday, April 22th
8:00PM - 11:00PM

Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBA

Miyoko Sparrow / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Junko Sakai / Piano


March 2018

Date/Time Venue/Address Admission Band
Sunday, March 4th
3:00PM - 7:00PM
Russian Samovar
256 W. 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019
No Cover Marcus Persiani / Piano
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Tommy Morimoto / Tenor Sax

Sunday, March 18th
12:30PM - 4:30PM

Antique Garage Restaurant Tribeca
313 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
No Cover

James Zollar / Trumpet
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Nobuyuki Yamasaki / Bass
Kyohei Shomoto / Drums

Sunday, March 18th
8:00PM - 11:00PM

Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBA

Miyoko Sparrow / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Corcoran Holt / Bass

Thursday, March 22th
7:30PM - 8:00PM

Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBA

Yasushi Gonjo / Bass
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Takehiro Shimizu / Drums

Saturday, March 24th
12:30PM - 4:30PM

Antique Garage Restaurant Soho
41 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10013
No Cover

Nabuko Kiryu / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Nobuyuki Yamasaki / Bass

Tuesday, March 27th
7:00PM - 9:30PM
Arthur's Tavern
57 Grove Street
New York, NY 10014
No Cover
Yuichi Hirakawa Trio
Yuichi Hirakawa / Drums
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Yasuchi Gonjo / Bass

Friday, March 30th
7:00PM - 11:00PM

Liberty House Restaurant
76 Audrey Zapp Dr
Jersey City, NJ 07305
No Cover

Winard Harper / Drums
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Others / TBA

Saturday, March 31st
10:00PM - 12:00AM

B Flat
277 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
Between White St and Franklin St
No Cover

Nobuki Takamen Trio:
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Yasushi Gonjo / Bass
Noel Sagerman / Drums


February 2018

Date/Time Venue/Address Admission Band
Monday, February 5th
8:00PM - 12:00AM
The Brightside Tavern
141 Bright St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
No Cover RJO All-Stars Jam Session
Bryan Beninghove / Tenor Sax
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Brian Glassman / Bass
Noel Sagerman / Drums

Wednesday, February 7th
6:00PM - 9:00PM

Atlas Public House
130 Newark Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07302
No Cover

Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Eldad Tarmu / Vibraphone

Friday, February 16th
8:00PM - 11:00PM

Liberty House Restaurant
76 Audrey Zapp Dr
Jersey City, NJ 07305
No Cover

Winard Harper / Drums
Ian Kenselaar / Bass
Jackie Gage / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar

Saturday, February 24th
8:08PM -

UkeHut
36-01 36th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11106
$20 (Include Free Drinks)

SAKAI / Vocal, Guitar & Ukulele
Haruna Fukazawa / Flute
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar


January 2018


Date/Time Venue/Address Admission Band
Tuesday, January 16th
5:00PM - 8:00PM
Lexington Hotel
511 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
No Cover Andrea Veneziani / Bass
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar

Saturday, January 20th
6:00PM - 7:30PM

Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBA Haruna Fukazawa / Flute
Shu Odamura / Guitar
Akihiro Yamamoto / Bass
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
January 25th - 28th
Short Performance from
1:00PM
NAMM Show 2018
Anaheim Converntion Center
800 W Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA 92802
ZT Amplifiers Booth #4247
No Cover Nobuki Takamen / Guitar