FUNKY SUEYOSHI is a member (drummer and composer) of "Bakufu Slump", a very famous band for the song called "RUNNER", which is known as a cheering song at Koshien Baseball stadium in Japan.
A live performance by "Funky Asian Trio", led by Funky Sueyoshi will be held here in Chiang Mai!
As part of Chiang Mai Street Jazz 2023, there is a free entry, and the performance is scheduled to last approximately 45 minutes.
Look forward to a performance that transcends genres and countries!
|Date and Time||2/Dec/2023（SAT）18:30〜|
|Place||「MOMENT'S NOTICE JAZZ CLUB」|
It is adjacent to the Old Chiang Mai Cultural Center and has a parking lot.
We expect it to be crowded, so please arrive early.
Experience the unique sounds of jazz performed by an international ensemble.
Don't miss this special night of music under the stars!
FUNKY SUEYOSHI (on Druns)
FUNKY SUEYOSHI, Born in 1959 in Sakaide City, Kagawa Prefecture. He made his debut with Sony Records in 1985 as "Bakufu Slump". At the same time, started JAZZ activities. In parallel with Bakufu Slump's activities, he became a support member of Crystal King in 1984. Since the 1990s, he has been interacting with Chinese rock musicians who were underground at the time, and has started music activities in China. After Bakufu Slump's activities went on hiatus in 1995, in 1997, his solo project album ”Asian Drum Spirit'' won the Top Golden Melody Composition Award (the Chinese Grammy Award) and the Japan Record Award for the Asian Music Award. In 1999, he formed "X.Y.Z.→A" with Minoru Niihara (LOUDNESS) and others. In 2000, he was invited as a producer for Thailand's TSUTAYA project and helped the female group SPIN become a hit.
Based in China since 2001. He achieved success by producing and arranging local musicians and producing and recording film music.
In 2019, he was praised as one of the most internationally active people from Kagawa Prefecture in modern times, and was appointed as an honorary ambassador, "KAGAWA Ambassador", by the governor of Kagawa Prefecture.
Currently, he is actively promoting music activities in Japan, China, and other Asian countries.
Metta Legita (on PIANO)
Metta Legita (born 1981) is an Indonesian pianist, composer, and arranger. Metta studied at Institut Musik Daya Indonesia where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 2010 (piano) and a master’s degree in 2012 (arranging and orchestration). She also holds a bachelor’s degree in law from University Chatolic of in Indonesia. Currently resides in Cambodia, where she regularly collaborates with international musicians. Her appearances include solo piano performances as well as performances with small ensemble, big band, and orchestra. In 2019 She appeared as part of a joint Indonesian-Cambodian cultural celebration that saw her perform in front of King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia.
She released an album with an early band, Contra Indigo, in 2010, and she debuted as an artist in her own right in 2018: her album Scenic Spirit blends a distinctly Indonesian sound with elements of contemporary jazz. In 2020 she produced her mini album called 'Cikaracak' as a duo project with Australian Flutist, Jen Bird. In addition to her performance activities, she is passionate about education and has been vice-principal of Institut Musik Daya Indonesia.
Daisuke Yasukochi (on BASS)
Daisuke Yasukochi was born in 1981 and spent his childhood in Osaka.
He started playing double bass in high school and has been playing jazz since entering Doshisha University.
Even after he got a job at a company, he continued to perform at jazz events and festivals in Kobe, Osaka, and Tokyo.
He has been based in Phnom Penh since 2020 and hoping to develop jazz culture in Asia while interacting with many artists.