伊東忍・Shinobu Ito / Jazz Guitarist / Press

“New CD;Live at Candy is available for Worldwide now: *In Japan, OFFICE PALMA Shinobu Ito「Live at CANDY」CD 購入フォーム http://form1.fc2.com/form/?id=857239 *For US & Worldwide: CD BABY: http://cdbaby.com/cd/shinobuito *Quick sound check on YOUTUBE: http://youtu.be/FSP3UK056Jc *SHINOBU ITO LIVE AT CANDY Recorded live on November 24, 2006 at CANDY Daikanyama, Tokyo 1. Almost Spring (Shinobu Ito) (Ascap) 9:40 2. For Us, My Dear (Shinobu Ito) (Ascap) 10:02 3. It Might As Well As Be Spring (R.Rodgers and lyrics by O.Hammerstein II) (Ascap) 13:17   4. Brisa De Amor (Shinobu Ito) (Ascap) 9:22  5. Ramonada (Shinobu Ito) (Ascap) 8:00 6. Beautiful Love ( W.King, V.Young and E.Alstyne with lyrics by H.Gillespie) (Ascap)9:12 7. But Beautiful (J.Van Heusen, the lyrics by J.Burke) (Ascap) 7:04 8. Monday Night Special (Shinobu Ito) (Ascap) 8:21 Total Time: 75:35 Shinobu Ito plays Gibson L5 custom 1943 Taiki Imaizumi: Acoustic Piano Ryuichi Yamamura: Acoustic Bass Masas”

“Jazz guitarist and composer Shinobu Ito was born in Japan. He started his professional career at the age of 20.During a six-month stay in L.A. in 1975, Shinobu met Toshiko Akiyoshi, who introduced him to many musicians and strongly urged him to hone his craft in New York on his next visit to the United States.Back in Japan that same year, Shinobu resumed performances with many top class musicians, playing with K. Mine, S.Nakamura and H.Toki, as well as Tete Montreux, Bill Reichenbach, Ronnie Foster, Stanley Banks and others. Also in 1975, he was chosen as one of the top 20 popular guitarists in Japan, by Swing Journal magazine.In keeping with his plan, Shinobu returned to the United States in 1977 and settled in New York City. He became a member of a 10-piece band directed by Reggie Workman.He also played with Teruo Nakamura & his Rising Sun Band and on occasion formed his own group to play at Blue Note, 55 Bar, the Angry Squire, Pat’s, and other popular venues in the city’s jazz s”