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J-Town Beat

Wishful Thinking (Remastered)

Intouchable

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Genres: Jazz, Seasonal

Hiroshima is an American jazz fusion band formed in 1974 by Sansei Japanese American Dan Kuramoto (wind instruments and band leader), June Kuramoto (koto), Johnny Mori (percussion and taiko), Dave Iwataki (keyboards) and Danny Yamamoto (drums). Named for the Japanese city of Hiroshima, the band is best-known for the fusing of Japanese music and other forms of world music into its playing. Its early jazz-pop R&B sound gave the group a huge following among the African American community and they are regarded as musical pioneers among the Asian American and Japanese American community. Hiroshima's debut album in 1979, the self-titled ''Hiroshima'', contained the single "Roomful of Mirrors," whi... Continue Bio >>

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