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Katsumasa KusunoseGateway To Jazz Kissa Vol 1 – Jazz Kissa Tour In Tohoku & The Story Of Jazz Time Johnny ... Book
Jazz City (Japan), 2023. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
The first issue of a very cool magazine spun off of the Jazz Kissa photo books from Japan – one that features a look at farther-flung record bars in the Japanese scene – spots that are very far from Tokyo, and presented here with an array of really fantastic photos! This edition is also in English throughout – and features a look at small clubs in the farther region of Tohoku, plus other spots too – all related with stories behind the record bars, and a look at the way they mix rare records with drinks in a very hip atmosphere! Book

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Katsumasa KusunoseJazz Kissa 2022/2023 ... Book
Jazz City (Japan), 2024. New Copy ... $22.99 28.99
Beautiful photographs of beautiful spaces – and a really lovely book that shows that the Japanese jazz kissa scene is still going strong into the 21st Century! Jazz kissa are small bars and coffee spots that have superb sound systems and amazing record collections – vintage jazz vinyl, stored and displayed around the spaces – then played non-stop for amazing listening experiences – so that the customers can kick back and hear an array of rare records while enjoying a cocktail, a whiskey, or a latte! Author/photographer Katsumasa Kusunose has documented these spaces wonderfully – and moves beyond familiar Tokyo territory to showcase spots all around Japan – really cool record bars with names like Ellington, London House, Jazz Time Johnny, Long Walk Coffee, Goodbait, M&M, Slow Boat, and Jazz Flash – listed here along with a few dozen other great spots. There's a very short afterward at the end of the book – but most of the content is just full color photos, of places that will soon having you logging into the internet, looking for plane tickets, and booking your next trip to Japan! Book

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✨✧ Katsumasa KusunoseGateway To Jazz Kissa Vol 2 – What Is A Jazz Kissa/The Story Of Eagle ... Book
Jazz City (Japan), 2023. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
It's no secret that Japanese listeners love jazz, and have a real ear for vintage vinyl – and this issue of Gateway looks at the history of the Jazz Kissa – that special sort of Japanese record bar that mixes jazz vinyl, a top-shelf sound system, and an intimate drinking environment – all of which makes for a really great place to enjoy the records! There's also a special look at the legendary Eagle record bar in Tokyo – and as with other issues, the text is in English throughout, alongside some really beautiful full color photos of these completely amazing spots! Book

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✨✧ Katsumasa KusunoseGateway To Jazz Kissa Vol 3 – Inheritance & Continuation ... Book
Jazz City (Japan), 2023. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A beautiful Japanese publication, one that looks at the long legacy of bars and coffee shops that focus on presenting quality jazz vinyl with high end sound systems – really amazing spots that are presented here in a special edition with full text in English! As with other issues of the magazine, this one looks at some key spots in Tokyo and beyond – focusing on the history and identity of each, and really getting at the way the owners use their passion for jazz to create a unique space to listen, relax, chat, and enjoy the evening. We're huge fans of these record bars – and after flipping through this issue, you may well be calling your travel agent to go over and make the visit yourself! Book

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✨✧ Katsumasa KusunoseJazz Kissa 2014 Vol 1 ... Book
Jazz City (Japan), 2014. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A fantastic window into the record bar scene in Japan – served up here in a beautiful publication that's filled with photos of all these cool little clubs that are stuffed full of records – dedicated to presenting quality jazz music on vinyl, over a top-notch sound system – all while also serving up great drinks and light food in an intimate setting! These aren't the kinds of clubs where DJs go nuts for dancers – and instead, the experience is very intimate, very relaxing, and very Japanese – a way of digging jazz in a public space that's beyond compare, and which is very unique to their scene. The rooms are often little temples to vinyl and jazz – filled with thousands of records in a beautiful space, as you'll see as you flip through the many full color images in the book. This first volume documents bars in and around Tokyo – special spots with names that include Mingus, Half Note, Candy, Jazz Time Disk, Brooklyn, and dozens of others – served up in a beautiful softcover edition, 140 pages, full color throughout – and stuffed with fantastic photos! Book

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✨✧ Katsumasa KusunoseJazz Kissa 2014 Vol 2 ... Book
Jazz City (Japan), 2014. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A fantastic window into the record bar scene in Japan – served up here in a beautiful publication that's filled with photos of all these cool little clubs that are stuffed full of records – dedicated to presenting quality jazz music on vinyl, over a top-notch sound system – all while also serving up great drinks and light food in an intimate setting! These aren't the kinds of clubs where DJs go nuts for dancers – and instead, the experience is very intimate, very relaxing, and very Japanese – a way of digging jazz in a public space that's beyond compare, and which is very unique to their scene. The rooms are often little temples to vinyl and jazz – filled with thousands of records in a beautiful space, as you'll see as you flip through the many full color images in the book. This second volume includes a great array of unique spots in Japan – clubs with names that include Blue Note Kanagawa, Billie's Bar, Clart, Jazz Bar Herbie, Jazz Time Kelly, Joe Pass, Lady Jane, Elvin, and dozens of others – all with these fantastic full color photographs, spread out over a total of 157 pages, with some text in Japanese and English. Book
 
 
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