The Solo Guitar of Tsuyoshi Ichikawa
This was released on Art Of Life Records in 2008.
Songs from the Great American Songbook are played with beautiful chords, walking bass, artificial harmonics and uplifting modulations.
Ted Greene’s influence can be heard on every note.
Art of Life Records is pleased to welcome Japanese guitarist Tsuyoshi Ichikawa to its roster of recording artists which includes guitarists Stephen D. Anderson, Lenny Breau, Joe Diorio, Carl Filipiak, Ted Greene, Randy Runyon and Jimi Tunnell.
Having studied the guitar with the legendary guitarist Ted Greene for four years beginning in 1995, Tsuyoshi has just recorded his first album as a leader of his own solo guitar arrangements of eight well-known Jazz standards. All songs were recorded and arranged on August 20th, 21st and 22nd 2007 at Studio 308 in Japan without any overdubbing by Tsuyoshi Ichikawa. All tracks have been professionally mastered using 24-bit digital technology.
Christmas Solo Guitar
Self-made in 2010.
12 songs of Christmas songs and hymns, arranged and performed by Tsuyoshi Ichikawa.
Christmas Time / Johnny K
All songs arranged by Tsuyoshi Ichikawa.
Recorded December 15, 1998 at Musician’s Union Local 47 in Los Angeles.
Quinn Johnson – Piano, Tsuyoshi Ichikawa – Guitar, Osama Afif i- Bass, Johnny Friday – Drums, Johnny K – Vocals.