Classic Japanese Jazz

This genre of music emerged in the 1920s and 1930s in Japan, heavily influenced by American jazz. It features a fusion of traditional Japanese music with Western jazz elements, resulting in a unique sound. The genre reached its peak in the 1950s and 1960s, with artists like Toshiko Akiyoshi and Sadao Watanabe gaining international acclaim for their contributions.

Artists in genre Classic Japanese Jazz

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