March 12, 2014

Zainichi Funk in Korea for the First Time

The first overseas performance for the Zainichi Funk has been decided. The Live concert will take place in Seoul, KOREA on the 19th and the 20th of April. They will be featured together with Jang Gi Ha & the faces on the 19th at the Itaewon Blue Square performance and with Sultan of the Disco and other local bands on the 20th at Hongik Prism Hall performance. Zainichi Funk Korean Performance April 19th (Sat.) 2014 Itaewon Blue Square, Seoul KOREA Zainichi Funk/ Jang Gi... Read More

January 1, 2011

Zainichi Funk

Zainichi Funk is the new generation’s deep funk band. Their music is inspired by the guru, James Brown, still trying to add some newness while the band is based in Japan. They have been trying so desperately to re-identify themselves with funk in terms of the looks, religion and the sound. But they haven’t realized the attitude itself is funk. Kenta Hamano, the trombone player known as Hamaken, mainly started the seven-piece funk band in 2007. In 2010, they released... Read More