Events

Sun 7 April 2024

Trio at Butter Note, Ito, Japan

Distinctive and vibrant modern jazz in the classic piano trio format. An exciting UK – Japan collaboration featuring drum legend Yasuhiro Yoshigaki and UK/Japanese bassist Mao Yamada.

The Butter Note Club, Ito is a special place. A warm, cosy lodge in the woods an hour or so out of Tokyo. With great hospitality and even greater musical taste, this is one of Honshu’s best kept secrets.

Dorian Ford – piano

Mao Yamada – bass

Yasuhiro Yoshigaki – drums

Time: 8pm
Venue: Butter Note, Ito, Japan
Tue 9 April 2024

Köln Conversations, Koendori Classics, Tokyo, Japan

A performance of Köln Conversations in this popular Tokyo club. Koendori Classics is a calm and minimalist space; a club setting but with a recital hall feel. An ideal context for Köln Conversations.

Dorian Ford – piano

Time: 8pm
Venue: Koendori Classics, Tokyo, Japan
Thu 11 April 2024

Trio at Brickblock, Oita, Japan

Distinctive and vibrant modern jazz in the classic piano trio format. An exciting UK – Japan collaboration featuring drum legend Yasuhiro Yoshigaki and UK/Japanese bassist Mao Yamada.

A welcome return to one of the best clubs in Kyushu. Simply put, a very warm, friendly and hip crowd.

Dorian Ford – piano

Mao Yamada – bass

Yasuhiro Yoshigaki – drums

Time: 8pm
Venue: Brickblock, Oita, Japan
Fri 12 April 2024

Trio at Cinema Theque, Saga, Japan

Distinctive and vibrant modern jazz in the classic piano trio format. An exciting UK – Japan collaboration featuring drum legend Yasuhiro Yoshigaki and UK/Japanese bassist Mao Yamada.

Continuing our tour in Kyushu. Looking forward to playing this date and keeping the music fresh and unexpected.

Dorian Ford – piano

Mao Yamada – bass

Yasuhiro Yoshigaki – drums

Time: 8pm
Venue: Cinema Theque, Saga, Japan
Sat 13 April 2024

Trio at Jazz Inn Okura, Kumamoto, Japan

Distinctive and vibrant modern jazz in the classic piano trio format. An exciting UK – Japan collaboration featuring drum legend Yasuhiro Yoshigaki and UK/Japanese bassist Mao Yamada.

Jazz in Okura is where jazz fans in Kumamoto get together!

There are ten to twelve concerts a month, and on days without concerts, CDs or records are played in a classic, brick and wooden building.

Dorian Ford – piano

Mao Yamada – bass

Yasuhiro Yoshigaki – drums

Time: 8pm
Venue: Jazz Inn Okura, Kumamoto, Japan
Mon 15 April 2024

Trio at Umeda Always, Osaka, Japan

Distinctive and vibrant modern jazz in the classic piano trio format. An exciting UK – Japan collaboration featuring drum legend Yasuhiro Yoshigaki and UK/Japanese bassist Mao Yamada.

This eclectic, hip and happening club is right in the centre of Osaka, the big smoke! A quintessentially urban Japanese experience.

Dorian Ford – piano

Mao Yamada – bass

Yasuhiro Yoshigaki – drums

Time: 8pm
Venue: Umeda Always
Sat 11 May 2024

Our Little Trio at Zedel

Here’s what the PR on OLT has to say:

Paying tribute to some of the most influential jazz trios of the 1950’s and 60’s, Our Little Trio takes its inspiration from the likes of Bill Evans, Oscar Peterson and Ahmad Jamal.

Working together for over 15 years, the trio has held several long-standing residencies. Its members are regulars at Ronnie Scott’s, The Jazz Cafe, the 606, Pizza Express and many more. The trio have just finished recording their second EP, to be released this summer.

Having delved deep into the music of the period – from the hits, to rare bootlegs and everything in between – Our Little Trio play a carefully curated repertoire of some of the most rhythmically and melodically compelling jazz of the 20th century.

Dorian Ford – Piano

Mao Yamada – Bass

Roy Pfeffer – Drums

Time: 12.30-3.30pm
Venue: Brasserie Zedel
Address:

20 Sherwood St, London W1F 7ED

Phone: 020 7734 4888
Tickets: Music free with an order at your table
Sun 12 May 2024

Our Little Trio at Zedel

Here’s what the PR on OLT has to say:

Paying tribute to some of the most influential jazz trios of the 1950’s and 60’s, Our Little Trio takes its inspiration from the likes of Bill Evans, Oscar Peterson and Ahmad Jamal.

Working together for over 15 years, the trio has held several long-standing residencies. Its members are regulars at Ronnie Scott’s, The Jazz Cafe, the 606, Pizza Express and many more. The trio have just finished recording their second EP, to be released this summer.

Having delved deep into the music of the period – from the hits, to rare bootlegs and everything in between – Our Little Trio play a carefully curated repertoire of some of the most rhythmically and melodically compelling jazz of the 20th century.

Dorian Ford – Piano

Mao Yamada – Bass

Roy Pfeffer – Drums

 

Time: 12.30-3.30pm
Venue: Brasserie Zedel
Address:

20 Sherwood St, London W1F 7ED

Phone: 020 7734 4888
Tickets: Music free with an order at your table