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WHAT THE PRESS RELEASE SAYS:
"Many miss the mark with this kind of thing, but Naoito succeeds by running afro beat, spiritual jazz, and soul-funk through the lens of modern beat production - all executed with the lightest of touches. So sick!" - Light In The Attic
Former member of the Kingdom Afrocks band and one of the most talented artists of today’s Japanese music scene, drummer and multi-instrumentalist Naoito creates with “dotA” an explosive and unique mix of spiritual jazz and afro flavors.
Sung in Japanese and English and bringing the very best musicians of Tokyo’s underground scene, “dotA” is released in Japan on the legendary Jazzy Sport imprint. 180g is proud to bring to the international audience this essential album of contemporary grooves straight from the far-east!
music&words by NAOITO produced by ☆.A
Naoito ー vocal,drums,percussion,guitar,casiotone
Takahashi “Bocchi” Masahiro ー hammond organ(sideA),clavinet(sideB), piano
Hashimoto “Kids" Takehide ー alto sax
Inada “Inacchi" Takasada ー tenor sax
OUR MISSION STATEMENT GOES SOMETHING LIKE THIS
Lazy Days, Hazy Moments & Dancing to a Slower Groove