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Three new reissues in Feb 4 & 18 - 2015. Prism (1975), Eight Mile Road (1976) & Mirror of My Mind (1979). Now Available!
New Release : "Spain" - Release Date : 3/14/2012
Track listings:

 1. Spain J.Rodrigo - C.Corea 5:58
 2. Gloria's Step S.Lafaro 4:08
 3. Tell Me A Bedtime Story H.Hancock 4:29
 4. The Sorcerer H.Hancock 3:23
 5. Chan's Song H.Hancock 4:54
 6. Driftin' H.Hancock 4: 4
 7. Dolphin Dance H.Hancock 3:52
 8. Cantaloupe Island H.Hancock 4:53
 9. Maiden Voyage H.Hancock 6:37
10. Speake Like A Child H.Hancock 7:10
11. So Tender K.Jarrett 4:56
12. Over The Rainbow H.Arlen 4:48
13. A Little Samba R.Kawasaki 3:19
14. Christmas Song M.Torme 4:52
15. Manhã De Carnaval L.Bonfa 4:27
16. Skiyaki Song H.Nakamura 3:32

Personnel

Produced, Performed and all Guitar Arrangements by Ryo Kawasaki
Recorded, Mixed and Mastered by Ryo Kawasaki during the period of October 2007 - January 2012 at Ryka Studio, Tallinn Estonia
Photographer : Heiti Kruusmaa
at Redeemer Church in Nõmme, Tallinn Estonia. Dec 12, 2009

New Release : "Live in Beirut 2011" - Release Date : 9/14/2011
Track listings:

1. Intro.......... Announcer: Natalie Shooter 00:40:34
2. New Blues………….......Ryo Kawasaki 10:57:43
3. Freedom Jazz Dance….....Eddie Harris 11:41:50
4. I Loves You, Porgy….George Gershwin 08:13:46
5. Trinkets and Things…....Ryo Kawasaki 12:01:07
6. Maiden Voyage….…...Herbie Hancock 14:52:18
7. Cantaloupe Island.......Herbie Hancock 11:20:52
8. Pinocchio………….......Wayne Shorter 09:44:39

Personnel

Produced by Ryo Kawasaki
Ryo Kawasaki: Electric Guitar
Arthur Satyan : Organ (Nord C2 Combo Organ)
Fouad Afra : Drums

Recorded by Rabih Aouad at EM Chill in Beirut Lebanon. April 14-17 2011
Mastered by Ryo Kawasaki Ryka Music Studio in Tallinn Estonia April 20-May 4 2011
Tour Coordinator: Ernesto Chahoud

April 9-21 2011!

Ryo has successfully completed the second visit to Beirut Lebanon tour!
Ryo Kawasaki live in Beirut
Now available at amazon.co.jp

February 9, Street Date!

Remastered by Ryo, first re-issue of 1980 recording "Sapporo" in Germany plus 1982 live recordings in Hartford/CT - is due to be released on February 9, 2011!
Now available at amazon.co.jp

November 11, Street Date!

Remastered by Ryo, official release of mysteriously recorded and released in Europe 20 years ago as pirated CD without consent from Gil, "Gil Evans Orchestra/Tokyo Concert 1976" - is due to be released on November 11, 2010!
Now available at cdbaby

May 26, Street Date!

The first CD re-issue of Ryo's 1977 classic Fusion album "Ring Toss" - is due to be released on My 26, 2010!
Click for more info about this CD

Jan 13, Street Date!

Ryo's new CD with co-leader trio "Kawasaki, Unt and Melvin" - Tribute to Keith Jarrett - is due to be released on Jan 13, 2010!
Solo concert

Dec 12, Special Christmas solo concert!

Celebrating Ryo's 10th Annivarsary in Tallinn, special acoustic guitar solo concert on Dec 12, 2009.
Buy it at cdbaby!

Dec 9, Street Date!

Ryo's new CD duo with bassist Yoshio "CHIN" Suzuki" CD - Late Night Willie - is due to be released on Dec 9, 2009!
Me & Sachi

Oct 25: Ryo & Grand-daughter Sachi.

Grand daughter Sachi and daughter Tane have visited Ryo in Tallinn all the way from L.A. California!
Tane & husband Hilario

April 10: Ryo's daughter Tane has married with Hilario.

Little Video Clip from Beirut

Promo video from Club Eight in Beirut
15 days in Beirut

15 days in Beirut - Photo album -

Photo Album for successful Lebanon tour is here, enjoy! :) Click on the photo thumbnail.

Beirut tour in March-April 2009

Ryo Kawasaki is invited to perform in Beirut Lebanon during March 22 - April 5, 2009.

Feb 2009: Ryo is recording for UK singer Clare Foster

Using virtual recording studio technology to put Ryo's solo down remotely from Tallinn Estonia over the track recorded in London UK. Clare Foster

Jan 2009: Ryo formed new trio with Tõnu Naissoo on B3 Hammond Organ

Ryo's new organ trio features legendary Estonian pianist/keybordist Tõnu Naissoo and Estonian drummer Ahto Abner was formed in Dec 2008, and ever since the group is active performing all around Estonia.

Nov 2008: Ryo completed mixing & mastering for "Grab It!"

Ryo has helped mixing and mastering of the album "Grab It!" by Tallinn-Riga Jazz 4tet feat. Siim Aimla & Liina Saar for AV Records Estonia. AV Records

Oct 2008: Ryo completed mixing & mastering for "Waterfall Song", the second duo album with bassist Yoshio "CHIN" Suzuki.

Follow up album for their successful duo album "Agana" released in 2007, the release date of this new CD is TBA.

2008:Ryo's song "Raisins" was included as sound track in popular Game software "Grand Theft Auto IV (GTA4)" in their 2008 release.
GTA4 soundtrack

May 2008: Ryo has celebrated the birth of his grand daughter "Sachi Rose"! Her mother is Ryo's eldest daughter Tane Kawasaki.

May 2008: "Art Of Trio" live concert at Kumu Audorium, Tallinn Estonia was Mixed and Mastered

Art Of Trio consists Ryo Kawasaki (guitar), Toivo Unt (Bass) and Brian Melvin (Drums and percussion)