A.F.R.O(A Funky Rythmic Organizer)

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Began to DJ in 1992. After performing at numerous clubs, cafes, and live houses around Tokyo (beginning with Aoyama Blue), and being scouted by the trumpeter/organizer, Isao Osada, A.F.R.O performed along with JUN MORITA and Takeshita at the club jazz event “afrontier” at the bar “TUNE” inside Motion Blue Yokohama. In November 2008, the compilation album, “Isao Osada Presents afrontier ’12 Colors to 7 Seas’” was released. A.F.R.O has performed with numerous artists around the globe as the resident DJ of afrontier, which has become one of the leading club jazz events of the greater Metropolitan area. They have made appearances at release parties of renowned artists such as Mark de Clive-Lowe, Native, and the Fascinations. Furthermore, they have performed as opening DJ for several foreign artists such as Jukka Eskola and Paula Lima. Their DJ style features a wide variety of musical ideas from numerous genres: jazz, Latin/salsa, Brazilian, Afro-beat, middle eastern, reggae/dub. A.F.R.O are widely recognized for their dramatic, story-full composition.

“afrontier” (afro – Africa, the root of music/frontier – border, cutting-edge, search for new territories)

Official Website: http://a-f-r-o.jp/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/a.f.r.o.jp
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/afrostaff1
iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/jp/artist/a.f.r.o/id327844836
Blog: http://ameblo.jp/a-f-r-o-blog/

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