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The US and Japan
Neal and Ukulele Jazz Duo
​Online Lesson

Ukulele Jazz Introduction
February 4th, 2023 (PST)

​【We will learn the following songs.】
《Neal》
the US
Autumn Leaves

Music by Joseph Kosma
《Ukulele Jazz Duo》
Japan
All Of Me

Music by Gerald Marks and Seymour Simons 
 

​【Interpreter】

Japanese ⇔ English  Yuko Suzuki
About Lesson
~Introduction to Ukulele Jazz ~
 

Ukulele Jazz Duo (Swingy Sakano and Junichi Moriyama) Lesson
Let's play "All of me" with swing rhythm
Sheet music: High-G   Low-G  Ukulele Duo

Neal Lesson
Let's play “Autumn Leaves”
Sheet music:Low-G Solo Ukulele
Supplemental sheet:Minor Chord Phrases (Minor 2-5-1) and Descending Minor 

 
Schedule (PST)
February 4th, 2023
5:00PM Ukulele Jazz Duo Lesson
6:00PM Neal Lesson  
7:0
0PM Break time
8:00PM Concert (Neal  and  Ukulele Jazz Duo) 

Archive publication period

Within a week after the event, YouTube URL of the recorded workshop will be sent to all participants by email.

Even if you can not join the workshop, you can still enjoy the recorded version on YouTube.

The URL will be valid for a month.


Contact us
Should you have any inquiries regarding this evet, please do not hesitate to contact us at: aco_go_go@yahoo.co.jp
​【Biography

《Neal Chin》
Award winning artist and Maui, HI native Neal Chin, has been both an ‘ukulele educator and performer over the course of his musical career of 19 years. His clear and direct enthusiasm for music has come to life in countless workshops, concerts, and private instruction. While his heart is in jazz, Neal has played with many musicians of different genres including Hawaiian, folk, rock, and hip-hop. His contribution to the collective The Akira Project, won his first Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award in 2014 before moving up to the Pacific Northwest. Since then he has been nominated for the Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award for ‘Ukulele Album of the Year two years consecutively for ‘Ukulele Paintings and The Spotless Mind in 2017 & 2018, started his own ‘ukulele practice in the Pacific Northwest, and has toured from Vancouver Island BC to Milwaukee to his home state, Hawai’i . Neal currently lives, teaches, and performs in Seattle, WA.
​《Ukulele Jazz Duo》

It was formed with Swingy Sakano and junichi Moriyama.

Ukulele JAZZ Duo recorded in Taiwan and released 1st album " Introducing “ in Japan and Taiwan in March 2019.

Swingy Sakano
He is the leader of a Ukulele swing trio. They mainly play Jazz. The 2nd Album was awarded the 40th Na Hoku Hano Hano award in 2017 as the best International album. Swingy Sakano appeared on NHK Kobe's "Jazz Live Kobe" and appears on TV and Radio programs. He has been featured in the media and the music journals. He was the Ukulele Contest finalist in 2013.
​ Junichi Moriyama

From Kanagawa, Japan.

Studied composition and performed Piano in Yokohama area.

He discovered the Ukulele in his 30s and started to play Pop, Jazz, and various genres with electric sounds with the instrument.

Junichi was also a finalist for KIWAYA's Ukulele Contest and has appeared on NHK Kobe's "Jazz Live Kobe" show.

 

In 2015, Junichi (he) started his Ukulele school in Yokohama and has started to perform Ukulele professionally.

 

He is known as a Ukulele soloist and as the leader of Macro Lei Jazz, a quartet featuring Ukulele.

They released 1st album " Macro Lei JAZZ "

in Japan and Taiwan in 2019.

This album was nominated for International album

in 43rd NA HOKU HANOHANO AWARDS in 2020.

 

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