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Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: April 4, 1978

Daisuke Abe has become a highly sought after guitarist since his arrival to New York City in 2002. “An accomplished player with a penchant for penning appealing melodies,” (JazzTimes, February 2006), Mr. Abe also handles his instrument “...with a deep sense of tradition, and more importantly, consistent expression,” (DownBeat, April 2013). During his time in New York, Daisuke Abe has been very active as a performer and recording artist. His debut album, “On My Way Back Home” (Nagel-Hayer), was released in 2005. This album features nine of his original compositions and a heavy-weight lineup including: Aaron Parks (piano), Walter Smith III (saxophone), Gretchen Parlato (voice), Matt Brewer (bass), and Rodney Green (drums & producer)...
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“An accomplished player with a penchant for penning appealing melodies “
 - John Kelman, Jazz Times “It’s too soon to know the fate of Tokyo-born, New York-resident guitarist Daisuke Abe, but his debut record, On My Way Back Home, demonstrates qualities that may well see him emerge in time as a guitarist of note.” 
 -John Kelman, All About Jazz “... Equally telling as composers, each member contributes material that accentuates the group as well as their own abilities. A fine guitarist, Daisuke Abe's “Hanauta” has a modern Americana aura” 
 -Mark F. Turner, All About Jazz “.....

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Primary InstrumentGuitar

LocationElmhurst, NY

Willing to teachIntermediate to advanced students

Music

On My Way Back Home

Nagel-Heyer
2005
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    On My Way Back Home

    nagel heyer records
    2005
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