E-Press Kit

Electronic Press Kit (http://wafoo.info/epk (For Print))

WaFoo Band Photograph

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From Left:
Yutaka Uchida (drums), Yuuki Koike (flute/alto sax), Kazuo Nakamura (bass) Ippei Ichimaru (Shamisen), Takeshi Asai (piano)

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From Left:
Ippei Ichimaru (cello/bass), Takeshi Asai (piano), Sanae Asai (vocal/calligraphy), Masashi Sonoda (guitar), Yuuki Koike (flute/alto sax), Yutaka Uchida (drums), Kazuo Nakamura (bass)

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Members Biography

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Our Major Appearances

White Plains Cherry Blossom Festival 2005 & 2006

(Manhattan Neighborhood Network) March 11 & April 22, 2006

WaFoo Concert and Clinic at Greenwich Japanese School (CT), December 6, 2005

P.S. 22 (Educational program Funded by SI Bank & Trust Foundation GAINS)
WaFoo Concerts(June. 2nd, 2005 @P.S. 22)

Off-Broadway show “D” music, June 2005

White Plains Cherry Blossom Festival 2005 (May. 8th, 2005 @Tibbits Park)

Nagasaki Hiroshima Reflections in Staten Island, April 2005

NYC Culture Fest 2004 at Battery Park(Oct. 2nd, 2004 @Battery Park)

JuneFest 2004 at Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, June 2004 (presented by COAHSI)

Greenwich SeptemberFest (Connecticut), September 18, 2005

October Concert with the Richmond County Orchestra (Staten Island, NY), October 9, 2005

WaFoo Concert at St. Peter’s Church (Staten Island, NY), October 23, 2005

Upcoming Performances

Saturday, May 27, 2006 - WaFoo Spring - Summer Concert
St. Peter's Church 8:00 p.m. -
53 St. Mark's Place, Staten Island, NY 10301

Saturday, October 14, 2006 - Concert & Lecture at Hammond Museum
Hammond Museum 2:00 p.m. -
Deveau Road, North Salem, NY 10560

Sunday November 12, 2006 - Pre Thanksgiving Banquet
hosted by Japan Society of Fairfield County 12:00 p.m. -
St. Luke's LifeWorks - 8 Woodland Place, Stamford CT


“WaFoo’s amalgam of jazz and traditional elements is very, very easy to love.”
- Michael Fressola, Arts Editor for Staten Island Advance

“People were in tears; emails and phone messages have been pouring in.... many, many people spoke about how deeply your performance affected them.”
- Beth Gorrie, Coordinator of the Hiroshima Nagasaki Reflections

Press Articles

News Paper

Staten Island Advance (Oct. 21st, 2005)

Staten Island Advance (Oct. 4th, 2005)

Staten Island Advance (Sept. 4th, 2005)

Yomitime (Oct. 7th, 2005)

Staten Island Advance - December 26th, 2004

Staten Island Advance - July 4th, 2004 (Review)

Staten Island Source - June 24th, 2004

Staten Island Advance - June 22nd, 2004

Contact Infomation

email: info@WaFoo.info
Phone: 718-816-4126

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