Discography

The Nobuki Takamen Trio
November 28, 2018

Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Toshiyuki Tanahashi / Bass
Naoki Aikawa / Drums

Akihito Yoshikawa / Percussion (Track 6)

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1. The Circle Game
2. Helsingin taivas (Helsinki Sky)
3. 3AM
4. Fox’s Tail
5. Wonderful Days
6. A-Tico-Ta
7. Blues Alberta
8. Sjecanja za Pamcenje (Memories to Remember)
9. 25
10. Piece for Peace

All compositions by Nobuki Takamen
Live in Japan
August 17, 2016

Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Toshiyuki Tanahashi / Bass
Naoki Aikawa / Drums

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Disc One
1. Freddie’s Mood
2. Smile
3. All Waltz
4. Gee, Seventh Avenue
5. Akatonbo (Red Dragonfly)
6. Sjecanja za Pamcenje 
(Memories to Remember)

Disc Two
1. No Easy Days
2. Jimi’s Swing
3. Homeward Bound
4. Strolling in Downtown
5. Wonderful Days
6. Blues for Riley

All compositions by Nobuki Takamen
except ‘’Akatonbo’’ by Kosaku Yamada
Solo Guitar
December 17, 2014
$15.00

Nobuki Takamen / Guitar

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1. Someday
2. I’ll Remember Cedar
3. Blues for Riley
4. For the Stranger
5. Lullaby Without Words
6. All Waltz
7. Mr. Wyble
8. Smile
9. From Now on
10. Night Song
11. Wonderful Days

All songs composed and arranged by
Nobuki Takamen

Three Wishes
Summit Records (DCD 594) 
August 14, 2012
$15.00

Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Toshiyuki Tanahashi / Bass
Naoki Aikawa / Drums(2, 3, 6, 9)
Akihito Yoshikawa / Drums(1, 4, 5, 7, 8)
Hitoshi Kanda / Piano(5, 8)

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1. A Long Way Ahead
2. Freddie’s Mood
3. Underground Theme Song
4. Jimi’s Swing
5. Greenwich Village Sometimes
6. Three Wishes
7. Scarborough Fair (Traditional)
8. Let’s Get Five
9. Homeward Bound

All compositions by Nobuki Takamen
except where indicated
Live at the Iridium
Summit Records (DCD 547)
July 13, 2010
$15.00

Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Hitoshi Kanda / Piano (except 5)
John Lenis / Bass
Yutaka Uchida / Drums

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1. Strolling in Downtown
2. 14-1
3. Smile
4. One Big Shot
5. Union Square Nobels
6. The Other Side of City

All songs composed by Nobuki Takamen
FROM NOW ON
What’s New Records (WNCJ-2192)
October 22, 2008
$18.00

Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Bryan Beninghove / Tenor Sax(1,6,9)
Hitoshi Kanda / Piano
Toshiyuki Tanahashi / Bass
Makoto Kikuchi / Drums

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1. C.M.G.
2. Scenes
3. One Big Shot
4. Smile
5. Like Blue
6. 3 x 4
7. Message for the Messengers
8. Nebergall Loop
9. Nine
10. From Now on

All songs composed by Nobuki Takamen
Bull’s Blues 
What’s New Records (WNCJ-2168)
June 21, 2006
$18.00

Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Ro Hasegawa / Tenor Sax(1-4, 8)
Hitoshi Kanda / Piano(except 9)
Toshiyuki Tanahashi / Bass
Makoto Kikuchi / Drums

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1. Bull’s Blues
2. 14-1
3. For the Stranger
4. No Chance
5. Strolling in Downtown
6. The Other Side of City
7. After Dinner
8. Homage
9. Union Square Nobels

All songs composed by Nobuki Takamen

Physical CDs (with autograph) are available for purchase. $15 ($20 for 2 disc-album) plus $3.50 shipping and handling fee (the USA). International shipping is TBA. Please contact to purchase the CD(s).

All the albums are also available for downloading on Apple Music.


<As a Sideman>

secret / Mamiko Taira (2017)

New Chapter / Eva Kano (2017)

Plays Count Basie Directed by Akihito Yoshikawa /
Original Hard Jazz Orchestra (M581 Records)

HORIZON / YAZ Band (2015)

Jazz Christmas for You / Eva Kano (2014)

Four Seasons / T. Nakanishi & Keypoint (2008)

Come in From the Cold / Eric J. Smith (2007)