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Gig Alert: Atsumasa Nakabayashi

The guitarist performs at Carnegie Hall Tuesday. Download "Caves of Altamira."

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Atsumasa Nakabayashi (Courtesy of the artist)

ARTIST: Atsumasa Nakabayashi

DOWNLOAD: "Caves of Altamira"

SHOW: Tuesday at Carnegie Hall ($40)

Guitarist Atsumasa Nakabayashi began his career back in the 1950s, making music for Japanese films like the influential drama “Seven Samurai.” He eventually studied in Spain, and since then, has played his Latin-influenced compositions all over the world – including at Carnegie Hall, where tonight he makes a return appearance for the first time in almost 50 years. Download his song "Caves of Altamira," inspired by the Spanish UNESCO World Heritage site known for its cave paintings, above. 



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Comments [2]

Ricardo Gotla from New York City

I would love to purchase some of Atsumasa Nakabayashi work. However, my Amazon and iTunes searches come up empty. Any suggestions on how to get my hands on a studio album? Tx!

Nov. 26 2013 04:14 PM
solomon kershaw from New York

I was surprised to hear so much of Bach's influence in "Caves of Altamira"

Nov. 26 2013 01:31 PM

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