Shinpei Ruike, Lao Dan, Hiroaki Mizutani, Shinnosuke Takahashi, Deng Boyu – Burning Bookshop

"On October 15th, 2017, after their performance as members of the Yosuke Yamashita Special Quartet at OCT-LOFT Jazz Festival, Shinpei Ruike, Hiroaki Mizutani and Shinnosuke Takahashi were joined by two of China’s fearless avant-garde improvisers, Lao Dan and Deng Boyu, at the Old Heaven bookstore. This jam session, simultaneously pleasurable and mind-blowing, is a definite highlight of the long-standing tradition of the bookstore improvisations during each year’s OCT-LOFT Jazz Festival and Tomorrow Festival."

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Shinpei Ruike / trumpet

Lao Dan /  alto saxophone, bamboo flute

Hiroaki Mizutani / bass

Deng Boyu / drums

Shinnosuke Takahashi / drums

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Recorded in 2017, Released in 2018

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