Thank you very much for coming!
And we are looking forward to seeing you at the next round of WA-Meets-JAZZ!

About『WA Meets JAZZ』

A music festival where you can experience a special collaboration of “The First-Class JAZZ” and "Japanese Culture" at "low prices”. The whole day event that Families can enjoy at Zojoji Temple in Tokyo Minato-ku with growing a rich mind and deepening bonds through Japan's “WA” feeling as well as international exchange through the world cultural language, JAZZ.

The ticket for the day is available.

Must See

【SAORI KANDA(Life Paint)x EMILY Jazz Concert】
Beautiful Dance-Painting&Cool JAZZ
【KOSHODEN HALL:15:30~】

The World-Class Life Painting Artist, Saori Kanda, meets EMILY, the sweetest Jazz Vocalist from Kagoshima Kyushu, coming along with a beautiful Hammond Organ by Yuta Kaneko.
The inspiring session where no one can imagine what’s coming up on the stage!

【武楽座 (BUGAKUZA) x Yuki Arimasa(Pf)】
BUGAKU & JAZZ One-&-Only Collaboration Stage!!
【KOSHODEN HALL:13:30~】

One-and-Only stage with the collaboration of BUGAKU (“Noh” + Samurai Art) and Arimasa Yuki, the outstanding “First-Class” Jazz Pianist. The deepest world derived from these “real-pro” artists would show the new area of arts for anyone to first-see !

【Geila Zilkha(Vo.) x Yuki Arimasa Quintet x Doodlebug’s Big Band】
Final Premium JAZZ Concert with WMJ Special Band!!
【KOSHODEN HALL:17:30~】

Supreme JAZZ Concert with a Soulful JAZZ Vocalist, Geila Zilkha, along with the WMJ Special Quintet led by Yuki Arimasa, and the Doodlebug’s Big Band, the members graduated from Senzoku Gakuen College of Music and now proactively performing everywhere. The final premium JAZZ concert of the day with rich sound of all stars !! Don’t miss it !
◎Members: Geila Zilkha (Vo.), Yuki Arimasa (Pf), Hisatsugu Suzuki (Ts), Tomonao Hara (Tr), Hachi Sato(B), Dairiki Hara(Dr), Doodlebug’s Big Band, Lee Peng Lim(Pf), Ravee Treesaksesakoon(Tr)

【Kaleb James(Key/Vo.)x The Global Families】
Special Kids&Students’ Workshop!!
【KOSHODEN HALL:12:00~】

Special Workshop and Co-Performance opportunity with the super world-class artist, Kaleb James, for all Kids and Students !! No prior music experience is required, but just having “fun” through music which surely lead to grow Children’s sensitivity with new feelings. ◎Workshop Date & Time:9/10、9/17、10/1、10/8 @11:30-12:30 at Music Studio in Yoyogi / Shiba-koen(10/8 rehearsal)
◎Co-Performance Stage:10/14 (Sat) 12:00~@ZOJOJI Temple (※Real-and-Fun Stage to show what you learnt! )

Booking Information

4 days Workshop , Special Co-Performance Stage and WMJ2017 Priority Admission Ticket(2 tickets)
¥27,000(tax included)
If you wish to participate in Kaleb's workshop , please

Available until September 5th!!

【KAMARI MAEDA(Calligrapher)】
Special Drawing Workshop!!
【PARKING AREA:14:00~】

Popular Calligrapher, Kamari Maeda, providing “SHODO” Art Workshop with a theme “MOMIJI” (Autumn Leaves) which gives “physical experience” to withdraw children’s free imagination and a teamwork to learn with borderless international environment. Very energetic Kamari’s appearance and his heartwarming approach would surely attract every guest.
*Please join with casual outfits which is ok to get dirty with ink and colors.

【Guest Artists from WA-Meets-JAZZ Asia Audition × Big Band】
Lee Peng Lim (Pf.) and Ravee Treesaksesakoon (Tr.)
Co-performance at the Final Premium JAZZ Concert!
【KOSHODEN HALL:17:30~】

2 young artists from WA-Meets-JAZZ Asia Audition will play at the Final Premium JAZZ Concert!
Don't miss their brilliant performance♪
『WA Meets JAZZ』 supports young artists' musical activities.

Event Overview

The Japanese Culture and the universal language JAZZ collaboration, an art festival where you can "experience" and "feel" with five senses
"WA Meets JAZZ" 2017, will be held again @Zojoji temple!

Event name
"WA Meets JAZZ" 2017
Date
October 14, 2017 (Sat) 10: 30~20:00
Venue
Zojoji, the chief temple of the Jodo-Buddhist sect (4-7-35 Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo)
"WMJ Friends" Priority admission ticket
https://readyfor.jp/projects/WA-Meets-JAZZ(*for English, please see below)
 
 ※ If you have the priority admission ticket, the entrance to the music hall starts 20 minutes before each performance time. The priority admission ticket is only available at the crowd-funding site.
General admission ticket(¥1,000)
https://wmj2017.peatix.com/(*for English, please see below)
Organizer
ST☆RBRIDGE
Planning and Operating company
Alpha Sensation Inc.
Special cooperation
The Global Families/Fact-F Ltd.

The Japanese Culture and the universal language JAZZ collaboration, an art festival where you can "experience" and "feel" with five senses
"WA Meets JAZZ" 2017, will be held again @Zojoji temple!

Event name
"WA Meets JAZZ" 2017

Date
October 14, 2017 (Sat)
10: 30~20:00

Venue
Zojoji, the chief temple of the Jodo-Buddhist sect (4-7-35 Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo)

"WMJ Friends" Priority admission ticket
https://readyfor.jp/projects/WA-Meets-JAZZ
(*for English, please see below)
※ If you have the priority admission ticket, the entrance to the music hall starts 20 minutes before each performance time. The priority admission ticket is only available at the crowd-funding site.

Organizer
ST☆RBRIDGE

Planning and Operating company
Alpha Sensation Inc.

Special cooperation
The Global Families/Fact-F Ltd.

◎A Part of this festival's operation fund will be given as a scholarship
WMJ is offering opportunities to touch real music through several events as well as providing support, such as workshops and instruments, to young artists and students who are making effort to become professional artists, and those disabled persons who are encouraged by the music activities.

"WA Meets JAZZ" 2017 Tickets

※The ticket allows you a flexible entrance/exit to the venue throughout the day.
※Free entrance for the disabled person and preschool kids.
※Food/Drinks & Workshop fee to be paid separately from the admission fee.

・General Admission Ticket \1,000(tax included)

・Crowd-funding Donation Support (*application closed)

"WMJ Friends" membership privileges available for crowd-funding supporters.
Priority Admission Ticket is only available at the crowd-funding site.
For the Priority Admission Ticket holders, the entrance to the music hall starts 20 minutes before the performance time.

Attention

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

  • “WMJ Friends” Priority Admission Ticket allows you to enter the music hall from 20 minutes before each stage starts, until 150 seats become full, followed by those who carry General Admission Ticket.
  • The timing for the Standby Lane will be announced for each music stage right after the previous performance is started. Appreciate for your understanding.
  • “WMJ Friends” Priority Admission Ticket is only available for WMJ2017 Crowd-funding donation supporters as the limited privileges. Please visit the site before it’s all sold out.
  • Even for those who have Priority Admission Ticket, the seats may not be available when too crowded, so please kindly keep your presence as earlier as possible.
  • We offer the limited seats in the front row (about 20 seats) for those who are in the “WMJ Friends” membership lounge. From 5 minutes before each stage starts, we guide you from the lounge to the hall by priority route.
  • After all seats are filled, the standing area is also available. We may restrict entry to the standing area for safety in case of overcrowd situation.
  • All seats are non-reserved seats.
  • Each stage opening time and performers may be changed without prior notification.
  • After every stage ends, we would ask you to leave from the seating area. You cannot secure seats across each stage.
  • The seats for the disabled persons and pre-school kids (parents’ attendance is possible) available in the front area. We appreciate for your cooperation to create an environment for children to enjoy every stage at this festival.
  • We may restrict entry to the venue when it’s overcrowded, and change opening time without prior notification.
  • Please note that the event organizer, the artists and the venue are not responsible for lost and thefts. Please keep your belongings safely at your own risk.
  • It is strictly prohibited to film and record the artists performance by any equipment such as cameras/mobile phones with camera/video camera/recorder etc.
  • In the case of stormy weather, we may change the schedule of the event for safety purposes. We hold the event for the light rain weather, but please use your umbrella in the venue with a careful manner. (2/3 of the venue is indoor)
  • Please note that photos and movies taken may be broadcasted/published by each media/publication etc.

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