Watch: Japanese Jazz Joints with Tony Higgins & Philip Arneill


Recorded at Spiritland in London, J Jazz album co-compiler (with Mike Peden) Tony Higgins and Tokyo Jazz Joints photographer Philip Arneill talk about Japan’s fast-disappearing ‘jazz kissaten’ (jazz cafes) in this fascinating 30 minute documentary.

J Jazz – Deep Modern Jazz from Japan 1969-1984” is now available on vinyl, CD and digital formats, featuring cover photographs by Phillip Arneill.

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Filmed at Spiritland, London.
Camera: Eddie Otchere
Sound and Editing: Will Marshall
All photos by Philip Arneill

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