Aurex Jazz Festival in Japan(1)



Many Jazz Festival once held in Japan.

Currently, a large-scale jazz festival has become less every year.

This week I will post about Aurex Jazz Festival.


The ‘Aurex’ was a brand name of the audio products of Toshiba in Japan.

In September 1980, Aurex Jazz Festival had been held by George Wayne’s produce.

Fortunately the jazz festival was good reputation.

So this event was held until 1983.

Many famous musicians had been invited Aurex Jazz Festival.

I also went to Expo’70 Commemorative Park,Osaka , Sep.6, 1980.


The Tower of the Sun was known as the symbol of Expo ’70

Expo’70 Commemorative Park, Osaka, Sep.6, 1980.

Dizzy Gillespie(tp), Eddie Davis(ts), Illinois Jacquet(ts), Harold Land(ts), Cal Tjader(vib), Cedar Walton(p), Eddie Gomez(b), Shelly Manne(ds)

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