Enjoy this video by the Japanese-based band Nabowa in support of their current album release entitled ‘Nabowa Meets Carlos Niño & Friends.’ The music for this down-to-earth, family-friendly video features special guest multi-instrumentalist Dexter Story.
Nabowa is a Japanese organic jam band based in Kyoto. Formed in April 2004, the group is composed of violinist Hiraku Yamamoto, guitarist Kanade Kageyama, djembe player Yu Kawakami, and bassist Itaru Horikawa, who joined in March 2006. Nabowa started their activities as a street band. Their live performances feature musical improvisation that crosses genre boundaries, blending dub, jazz, rock, ambient, modern music, etc. Nabowa’s genre-bending sound quickly gained widespread acclaim from all ages and attracted numerous live offers from multi places — clubs, live houses, cafe, bars, department store, temple, wedding hall, etc.