Kenji Jammer: “Hula Hula Dance 4”


Japanese guitarist Kenji Jammer’s eclectic dossier includes studio work with everyone from U2 to Bill Laswell to Simply Red. His “Hula Hula Dance” CD series, however, has focused on a reinterpretation of Hawaiian-style steel guitar, sauntering past the luau for the sleek sofas of club-lounge culture. The fourth and latest installment, “Fulfillment,” looks to Jamaica for inspiration, coupling the yawn of slack-key twang with dub reggae’s hypnotic pulse.

Read the full review at The Japan Times Online.

Kenji Jammer: "Hula Hula Dance" | The Japan Times Online

About Jason A Jenkins

Writer, father and informavore, Jason likes working in, around and between Tokyo's creative forces. He is an avid fan of live music, carry-on luggage, people-watching and Taiwanese high-mountain oolong tea.
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