Kenji Jammer: “Hula Hula Dance 4”

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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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