Forty (40) years after he first Performed, while only aged Seven (7), at Kenya National Theatre (see 1973 Newspaper clipping below); Japanese jazz drummer – Shingo Okudaira, is returning to the same Venue for two (2) special Homecoming Concerts on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th October.
This nostalgic Concert series; entitled: The Return of Shingo – Real Jazz from Tokyo; will also see him Perform at Carnivore Simba Saloon on Wednesday 16th October. Shingo is pleased that his Return is a fitting symbol of Japan – Kenya Cultural Exchange, leading up to 50 Years of Kenya’s independence.
Shingo & The Force are one of Tokyo’s best Jazz groups; where drummer – Mr. Shingo Okudaira, teams up with world-renowned – Mr. Fumio Karashima on Keys, and Mr. Takashi Sugawa on Double Bass. Kenya’s own – Umoja Calabash Percussions, will also feature in the two shows at Kenya National Theatre.