Esplanade Presents


Jazz in July X Sapporo City Jazz: Y.N.Q


20 Jul 2024, Sat, 8.45pm


(Intermission: None)

DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade


Jazz in July presents a special collaboration with the Sapporo City Jazz Festival. Enjoy the music of five talented young Japanese jazz bands, fresh off their wins at the Sapporo City Jazz Competition.


Led by the tenor-saxophonist Yuki Nakane, an alumnus of Waseda University and its Modern Jazz Society, the project was formed in 2023 under the motto "Jazz Is Not Dead”.


The band is an orthodox one-horn quartet featuring Taishi Nonomura on keys, Yuta Kimura on bass, and Yota Tsukada on drums.


The quartet challenges the boundaries of modern jazz, exploring whether it can still be considered modern in today's world.


Despite their different backgrounds, musical tastes, and places of activity, the ensemble they form is exceptional, and their love for jazz shines through in their unforgettable performances.


In July 2023, the group won the Grand Prix at the Sapporo City Jazz Park Jazz Live Contest.


No tickets will be issued. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Language: English
Things to Note:
Accessibility Advisory: We provide a range of access services and relaxed performances for patrons with access needs. For wheelchair-accessible seats, please call Esplanade Customer Experience at 6828 8377 for assistance. Concessions for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) and up to one accompanying companion are available. | View our accessibility guide
Artist Information

Yuki Nakane

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Taishi Nonomura


Yuta Kimura


Yota Tsukada

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Date & Time

20 Jul 2024, Sat


DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade

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