Square Enix Jazz Live Painting from TGS 2021 archived on YouTube

Jerry on 2021-09-27
Publisher Square Enix hosted a live jazz performance on October 2nd, during the Tokyo Game Show 2021 Online event. Now archived on YouTube, "Square Enix Jazz Live Painting" is the latest performance headed by arrangers Eijiro Nakagawa and Ryu Kawamura.

For "Live Painting," the musicians performed alongside illustrator NOVOL, whose designs can be viewed on the covers of arrangement albums "SQUARE ENIX JAZZ Vol.3 FINAL FANTASY Ⅶ" and "SQUARE ENIX JAZZ Vol.4 SaGa"

The jazz performance featured Nakagawa on trombone, Ryu Kawamura on electric bass and wood bass, Ken Higeshiro on drums, Takana Miyamoto on piano, Naoto Suzuki on electric guitar and acoustic guitar, and Masato Honda on alto sax and soprano sax.

Also lined up for TGS, the Lounge Jam took place on the evening of October 1st. Lounge Jam featured the Ryo Miyachi Quintet, consisting of bass and arrangements by Ryo Miyachi, trumpet and flugel horn by Hiro Zishikawa, guitar by Takuma Asada, piano and keyboards by Shota Watanabe, and drums and percussion by Natsumi Inokuchi.

Taking place the afternoon of October 2nd, talk event “I Heard Mountain Men Are Popular” put Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu front and center, joined by music director Keiji Kawamori and sound director Makoto Ise.