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Arashi returns to Europe in April

Arashi launches a one week tour of Europe this April. The tour commences April 18th with a concert organized by In Situ Arts Society at the Dialograum Kreuzung an St. Helena, in Bonn, followed by 3 other shows in Germany before heading to Austria, Poland and Russia. See below for all of the currently scheduled dates and we hope you can join Arashi along the way!

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Mar 16, 2018 | Share:          


Arashi Announces New Shows in May

After three successful tours of Europe and Japan in 2015-6, Arashi is hitting the road again this spring announcing performances in Poland, Sweden, Italy, Austria and Norway.

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Apr 24, 2017 | Share:          


Arashi's Album, "Semikujira," Out Now!

Today marks the official release of Arashi's second album "Semikujira" on Trost Records, streaming in full on Bandcamp. The tracks were recorded at Atlantis Grammofon, Stockholm by Janne Hansson in May 2015 and they feature Akira Sakata on alto saxophone, clarinet and voice, Johan Berthling on double bass, and Paal Nilssen Love on drums and percussion.

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May 30, 2016 | Share:          


Arashi to the artist roster

Pleased to welcome Arashi to Kato Bookbird's roster! Arashi (Akira Sakata, Johan Berthling, Paal Nilssen-Love) had it's debut during Molde Jazzfestival in July 2013 and entered the studio just a few days later to record the album "Arashi," released on Trost Records on both CD and vinyl. The music is improvised and of high energy. All three players are known for their stamina and will to push themselves and the music beyond traditional boundaries.

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Jan 07, 2016 | Share: