Motoshi Kosako will be performing on January 8th at the Jazz Room at Village Theatre in Danville.
An electric guitarist in Tokyo jazz bands, Mr. Kosako moved to the United States in 1997 and started playing the harp. He is primarily self- taught. He was the principal harpist of Stockton Symphony Orchestra in California between 2005-2010 and the featuring soloist for 2009-2010 season.
He placed second in Lyon & Healy International Jazz & Pop Harp Competition and received the “Best of Sacramento” award from Sacramento Magazine stating, “Kosako plays with fluid, modern style that evokes Keith Jarrett and Chick Corea.” Guest soloist will be Eve Marie Shahoaian.
Also appearing at the Jazz Room, on January 6 at 8pm, Kenny Washington. Dubbed “the Superman of the Bay Area Jazz scene” by the San Franciso Chronicle, Washington is a jazz virtuoso who thrills audiences with soulful interpretations, a limitless range, and rapid-fire scatting.
For more information go to www.villagetheatreshows.com. Village Theatres, 233 Front Street in Danville.