Sounds Like: Frank Zappa, Miles Davis, Tatsuro Yamashita, Kool & the Gang, Herbie Hancock
History:Kota Tanimur a Japanese composer who had 3 solo albums, began to act as physical band with some friends around 2009.First, it was instrumental music just like early Mothers or 80's Miles or some easy listening.
And he had thought the band needs vocalist to play more common and pleasant po...See Full Bio
“Nekozurashi – Ahostractions This Osaka-based collective is led by composer/arranger/guitarist Koota Tanimura. The group’s sound distills a wide array of influences, including free jazz, big band, rock, hip-hop and more. Those who came to appreciate jazz form a rock-oriented point of view are likely to enjoy this disc, and will discern echoes of Grand Wazoo and Waka/Jawaka-era Frank Zappa. The tunes always swing, and sometimes swing for the fences. And there are even some ginchy pop songs (sung in Japanese) thrown in; those recall Absolutely Free-era Mothers crossed with, say, The Mops, and approached with a sensibility that recalls Le Sacre du Tympan.”