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About UZURA GALLERY

UZURA GALLERY is in an old machiya house in the heart of  Kyoto.  The room was designed
in the modern style during the World War 2 (1940) by America-ya.  We hold exhibitions, concerts and meetings at the gallery.
  UZURA GALLERY
58 Benkeiishi-cho (Sanjo Teramachi Nishiiru) Kyoto 604-8082 Japan  GoogleMaps
  • 1 min.walk from a big crab sign at Sanjo Teramachi crossing
  • 5 min. walk from Subway Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station
  • 7 min. walk from Keihan Sanjo Station or Subway Sanjo Keihan Station
  • 9 min. walk from Hankyu Kawaramachi Station
We have no car parking, but there are some near by.  Please bring your bike or motor bike into the house and not to park on the street.

Phone 070-5500-1011
  email



EVENT SCHEDULE@* Click pictures to enlarge.
Sitar + Piano = Mahara-jazz
Oct. 8 (Holiday) 6:00  Adv. 2,000 yen / Door 2,500 yen  Reservation: 070-5500-1011 or email
   Very unique combination by the Indian instrument, sitar and jazz piano.  TANAKA Minehiko and UMEDA Nozomi.
Matsumoto Montz
Oct. 15 (Mon) 7:00  2,500 yen  Reservation: 070-5500-1011 or email
     Montz will come to Kansai again!  He's a sngersongwriter playing the banjo living in Australia.  He will play 5 places this time.  Please loo at Montz' news page
Yoshimi Masaki Tabla Workshop
Oct. 22 (Mon) 7 - 8 p.m.  2,000 yen Reservation recommended  Call 070-5500-1011 or email us
   One of the greatest tabla players in Japan, YOSHIMI Masaki will hold a workshop.
Antonio Malinconico Guitar Concert
Nov. 5 (Mon) 7 p.m.  2,000 yen  Reservation: 070-5500-1011 or email us
   Antonio Malinconico is a guitarist from Switzerland.  In 2005, he completed his five-year guitar studies at the Zurich University of the Arts with honours. Where his studies gave him a fundamental basis, his travels through Central and South America, as well as through the Middle East, gave him a window to a wide variety of guitar playing styles. Tango and South American folklore served to broaden his musical horizons.

Peace and Heart Song  Concert
Nov. 17 (Sat) 7 - 9 p.m.  Admission free (We'll gather donation for Afghanistan.)
   Hiroe ABE (folksinger) and Kunio INAYAMA (musical saw and vocal) will play together in front of the biggest Amida Buddha in Seigan-ji Temple in Shin-kyogoku, center of Kyoto.

Atsuko Kyonui Embroidery Exhibition
Nov. 23 (Holiday) - 25 (Sun) 12 - 6 p.m.  Admission free
   Kyonui is a Kyoto's traditional embroidery certified by Japanese government.  We will exhibit works of Kyonui artisan,
ABE Atsuko and her students.  Please enjoy their enthusiastic works based on traditional technique.
Hideo Date Jazz Blues Guitar Live
Nov. 27 (Tue) 7 p.m.  2000 yen  Reservation: call 070-5500-1011 or email us
    
Hideo Date, jazz guitarist living in America will enrapture you with the soul-stirring sound of jazz and blues. Please come experience the sound of good ol' America.
Hideo DATE: Born in 1967 in Kagawa Prefecture and raised in Toyama Prefecture, Japan. He started playing guitar at the age of thirteen. He self-taught himself beginning with rock and then moved on to the blues. At the age of 24 he went overseas to the United States of America. He made the city of Berkeley in the San Francisco Bay Area his home and base for his activities as a professional guitarist and instructor. Moving from acoustic blues to jazz, he created his own unique finger picking style with influences from Wes Montgomery and Kenny Burrell. Using A=432 Hz tuning, he seeks that profound and soothing sound that is the allurement of jazz guitar. Thanks to his long residence in America, although Japanese, he understands and expresses the philosophy of true American jazz. He released his newest CD "The Artistry Of Hideo Date" in 2016.  Check out his videos at: https://www.youtube.com/user/Gentlenardis
Sola Akane Live
Dec. 2 (Sun) & 3 (Mon) 2:00  2000 yen, Reservation required.  070-5500-1011 or email us
  SOLA Akane sings chanson, French popular songs and performe pantomimes that inspired from chanson standard. 
Kitramura Ken - Japanese Good Ol' Song Conccert
Dec. 15 (Sat) 7:00  2,000 yen  Reservation: 070-5500-1011 or email
   
KITAMURA Ken is one of the pioneers of folksong scene in Kyoto since 1970's.  He will sing "dohyoh", Japanese good old songs with his banjo.
KO'OLUA - Hawaiian Music Concert
Dec. 16 (Sun) 2:00  2,000 yen, Reservation recommended.  070-5500-1011 or email us
   KO'OLUA, is a Hawaiian music duo, formed by two Japanese musicians, Marty (slack-key guitar & vocal) and Noliko (ukulele & vocal).  Feel Hawaiian breeze!


ISAURO - Andez Music Concert
   not confirmed yet (Sun)
 2 - 3 p.m. & 4 - 5 p.m.@1000 yen each stage
   Isauro, Japanese playing Andez Music who led Los Aires will hold his solo concert.  He will play the quena, zampogna and so on.


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