2010年04月01日

Articles on Media

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Articles of Wonderful World Jazz Foundation on News Papers and other medias.

Most Recent
Yoshio and Keiko Toyama happy to be a part of 'heart to heart through jazz' 2013 August 6, New Orleans Times Piacuyne article by Sheila Stroup

2013 May American Embassy Tokyo web magazine ,American View
The Jazz Connection: “Japanese Satchmo” Forges Bonds between Japan and New Orleans
American Embassy Tokyo Web Magazine 、American View

August 10,2010 New Orleans Times Picayune
Japanese 'Satchmo' dilivers 16 instruments to High School.



United Arilines "Hemispheres" MAY 2010
INSTRUMENTS to CHANGE


New Orleans Times Picayune
A thank you in memory of Satchmo
by Ms.Sheila Stroup
2003/August 5

Japan Times
JAZZ AID--Dixieland duo's Wonderful World

By KEN KAWASHIMA
Special to The Japan Times
Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004

New Orleans Times Picayune
Receiving horns of plenty & Donations from Japan with love

by Ms. Sheila Stroup
2006 August 6 & 8

International Herald Tribune
The Asahi Shinbun
Riviving Memories of Satchmo's New Orleans

by Mr. Hiroki Hisamatsu

New Orleans Times Picayune
Musical Donation

Presenting trumpet to G.W.Carver High School
2005, August

Japanese Foreign Misnister's Award 2005
and
New Orleans ,Times Piacayune
Musicians' pilgrimage ends on a sweet note

New Orleans
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2008 August 5, by Sheila Stroup

Japanese couple bring gift of music to New Orleans Satchmo Summerfest
New Orleans, Times Piacayune

August 02, 2009,By Sheila Stroup (and ? Maria C Montoya)

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2010年03月22日

WJF Special Concerts

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Wonderful World Jazz Foundation have sponsored 40 special concerts
in 15 years(1994-2009) .
Each concert featured rare jazz films( Yoshio Toyama collection) and live music of Yoshio & Keiko Toyama with special guests.

Legendary pianist Sir Charles Thompson appeared many times, Drummer Jimmie Smith who have played with Count Basie, Errol Garner,Ella,,,,was one of the regular drummers. George Probert, Bob Greene, Butch Thompson,John Brunious,,,and many Japanese jazz stars.

Special series with unique jazz theme were:

*Satchmo Wonderful on Film---Jazz film appearance by Louis Armstrong from 1932-1968.

*Journey to Early Days of Jazz 5 concerts
---from first jazz record to Jelly Roll, King Oliver,Early Japanese Jazz, Satchmo Swings the world,Rolling Twenties

*Jazz History and Satchmo 5 concerts
----Jazz little Louis listened, Chicago to New York, Golden Age of Satchmo, Swing That Music, New Orleans Revival and Ambassador Satch(July 2010)

* Satchmo SummerFest 2010, August 5-8 New Orleans
click here for information on Sharon McDonnell's New Orleans blog for Visit South.


Please click here for concert list


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Louis Armstrnog Big Band(1940's) music by Yoshio Toyama(tp,vo) using original Louis Big Band Charts. From Wonderful World Jazz Foundation concert.2008 fall Japan.



On the Sunny Side of the Street, a la Louis Armstrong 1934
by Yoshio Toyama(tp,vo) with David Ostwald's Ouis Armstrong Centennial Band at Birdland NY.

るんるん演劇Listen to What a Wonderful World, Yoshio Toyama-Satchmo of Japan, Wonderful World Jazz Foundation here







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2010年03月19日

Awards

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Yoshio and Keiko Toyama have been awarded

Japanese Foreign Minister's Award 2005 August
Mr. Yoshio Toyama Receives Foreign Minister’s Award
On August 4th, 2005, Consul General Masaru Sakato presented
Mr. Yoshio Toyama with the Foreign Minister’s Award for his work helping underprivileged children in the New Orleans area and his efforts to strengthen ties between Japan and the United States.
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Were presented Key to the City from Mayor's Office 2008 August 3
Musician's pilgrimage ends on a sweet note in New Orleans ,Times Piacayune, New Orleans, 2008 August 5, by Sheila Stroup
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New Orleans Honorary Citizen 1971 August 7,1999 September 9


New Orleans City Council Proclamation , 1999 September 9 and other occasion.






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