January 3, 2013

Osaka Monaurail / Collaboration with Local Artist for First Tour in Australia

Osaka Monaurail will go on their first tour in Australia this month! The tour will cover Sydney, Melbourne and Lexton with a total of 5 lives. For the 3 lives in Sydney, Osaka Monaurail will be on stage for “SYDNEY FESTIVAL 2013,” one of the biggest art festivals in Australia. Moreover, they will do a cover of ‘No Trouble On The Mountain’ by Richard ‘Groove’ Holmes in collaboration with an Australian singer, Shirley Davis. This number has been released as a cover... Read More

July 10, 2012

Osaka Monaurail / Making the Best of 20th Anniversary Tour

As part of their 20th anniversary world tour, Osaka Monaurail participated in “Montreal International Jazz Festival,” a renowned festival with an audience of 2.5 million that holds a Guinness Record as the biggest jazz festival in the world. They recently finished their Europe tour that lasted for a month to cover 8 locations while holding 24 lives in total. They are currently on a world tour which includes 2 more festivals in Canada other than “Montreal International Jazz... Read More

February 29, 2012

Osaka Monaurail / European & North American Tour

Marking 2012 as their 20th anniversary, Osaka Monaurail is going on their European Tour in April and June and on North American Tour in July. They are highly praised not only in Japan, but also in overseas that they’re contracted with music labels in the UK, Germany and Australia and have been active worldwide. Details for the European Tour are as follows: Osaka Monaurail European Tour 2012 03/30 Zaragoza – Spain TBA (to be announced) 03/31 Barcelona – Spain BIKINI 04/01... Read More

January 1, 2011

Osaka Monaurail

After 20 years, the wheels are very much still turning on the Funkiest orchestra that Japan has to offer. Merged from a university combo to one of the world’s leading group in the genre. The aim of the group still remains the same; that is to play Just – plain – Funk. Leader Nakata says ‘We’ve been working hard for 20 years only to find a way to play Funky music.” 9 musicians in sharp uniforms inspired by 60s fashion; trumpets are spinning up in the air; leader... Read More