Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Starting Point – Kotaro Oshio on AllMusic – – Japanese guitarist Kotaro Oshio occupies. Kotaro Oshio,STARTING POINT,CD Album listed at CDJapan! Get it delivered safely by SAL, EMS, FedEx and save with CDJapan Rewards!. “This song is like jumping into a favorite picture book and starting in on an adventure in a land where everyone is free to leap about and rise to the challenge of.

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The self-penned liner notes to this young Japanese guitarist’s solo album are a bit of a metaphysical giggle, but if you can get beyond such prose as Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the features of our site, including the ability koharo make a purchase.

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If that’s the kind of musician Oshio was, B. Release Date October 22, He slaps the guitar body, scrapes the strings, and leaves the listener wondering what style of music this gifted guitarist can’t make his own. AllMusic relies heavily on Poitn. Oshio plays strong melodies using open tunings to create lovely harmonics, and artful tapping to convey urgency and passion.


This product is accepted for return under certain conditions. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Oshio varies his styles as well. By using our website, you accept and agree with our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Japanese Disc Format s: Collectibles Japanese Korean Chinese. Most of the 12 tracks here are composed by Oshio. Kotaro Oshio will make most other guitarists drop their jaws in wonder, but he isn’t just a guitar player’s guitar player.


He’s bound to appeal as well to anyone who enjoys fine compositions well-played. Important information about purchasing this product: You’ll hear things that remind you of Chet Atkins at his most contemplative, and some of the finest jazz guitarists you’ve heard, but there’s mercifully little navel-gazing music to be found here. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. This item is eligible for Free International Shipping.

Narada doesn’t help matters by referring to Oshio’s playing as “the most perfect melodic acoustic serenity. Prices in other currencies are shown for reference only. No Rating Available Tell a Friend. Sign in to rate and write review Write a Review.

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The jaunty “Third Man Theme” is a surprising choice for a cover, but Oshio injects new life into the easy-listening staple, using vibrato to imitate the original’s zither. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to experience all the custom features of our site, including the ability to make a purchase.

A loading error has occurred. Please reload the page and try again. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. King wouldn’t have invited him to join him on stage at Montreux. With apparently no multi-tracking, he keeps the rhythm, melodies and harmonies in constant flow and flux by his astounding technique.

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Additional Information may be provided by the manufacturer, supplier, or a third party, and may be in its original language. There are a number that are ideal for relaxing, like the gorgeous “Tycho,” which has a simple theme made profound by Oshio’s expressiveness but there are others that bounce right along, like “Breeze,” which demonstrates Oshio’s extraordinary ability to create different string tones in kotar single chord or line, going from percussive to melodic instantly.


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It’s a perfect example of the creation of an entire new palette of sound on a single instrument. Buy it from Amazon. The album ends on a stirring note with “Hard Rain,” a Hendrix-like, riff-heavy song that allows Oshio to show off his aggressive right hand technique. Important information about unsolicited emails.

For more details, please refer to our return policy. There are some lovely Brazilian stylings in “Twilight,” some mild funkiness in “Blue Sky” which also shows a superb use of harmonicsa deep, rhythmic groove in “Hard Strating and the unexpected and eye-opening transition of the guitar into a zither in “The Third Man Theme,” a delightful recreation of the Anton Karas original.

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