Gigs


March 2019

Date/TimeVenue/AddressAdmissionBand
Tuesday, March 19th
8:00PM – 11:00PM
Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBAYasushi Gonjo / Bass
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Noel Sagerman / Drums
Monday, March 25th
8:00PM – 11:00PM
Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBAMiyoko Sparrow / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Junko Sakai / Piano
Sunday, March 31st
1st Set: 11:30AM – 12:30PM 
2nd Set: 1:30PM – 2:30PM
Blue Note Jazz Club
131 West 3rd Street
New York, NY 10012
$39.50 (includes brunch & 1 drink)Nobuki Takamen Trio:
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Yasushi Gonjo / Bass
Noel Sagerman / Drums


February 2019

Date/TimeVenue/AddressAdmissionBand
Saturday, February 23rd
8:00PM –
UkeHut
36-01 36th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11106
$20 (Include Free Drinks)SAKAI / Vocal, Guitar & Ukulele
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar


January 2019

Date/TimeVenue/AddressAdmissionBand
Saturday, January 5th
10:00PM – 12:00AM
B Flat
277 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
Between White St and Franklin St
TBANobuki Takamen Trio:
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Kenji Yoshitake / Bass
Noel Sagerman / Drums
Wednesday, January 16th
11:00PM – 12:30AM
Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBAYasushi Gonjo / Bass
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Takehiro Shimizu / Drums
Saturday, January 26th
6:30PM – 10:30PM
Delta’s Restaurant
19 Dennis Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
TBABossa Brasil:
Mauricio de Souza / Drums
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Alan Chaubert / Trumpet
Dave Kingsnorth / Bass


December 2018

Date/TimeVenue/AddressAdmissionBand
Monday, December 3rd
8:00PM – 12:00AM
The Brightside Tavern
141 Bright St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
No CoverRJO All-Stars Jam Session
Bryan Beninghove / Tenor Sax
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Brian Glassman / Bass
Noel Sagerman / Drums
Tuesday, December 4th
11:00PM – 12:30AM
Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBAMiyoko Sparrow / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Saturday, December 29th
8:00PM –
UkeHut
36-01 36th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11106
$20 (Include Free Drinks)SAKAI / Vocal, Guitar & Ukulele
Haruna Fukazawa / Flute
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Monday, December 31st
10:00PM – 12:00AM
B Flat
277 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
Between White St and Franklin St
No CoverMamiko Taira / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Yasushi Gonjo / Bass


November 2018


Date/TimeVenue/AddressAdmissionBand
Thursday, November 1st
9:00PM – 10:30PM
The Crown Theater at the Producers Club
358 W 44th St
New York, NY 10036
$40Mack Okubo / Vocal
Rina Komai / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Miho Sasaki / Piano
Nagi Okamoto / Tenor Sax
David Soler / Shakuhachi
Tuesday, November 6th
7:00PM – 9:30PM
Arthur’s Tavern
57 Grove Street
New York, NY 10014
No Cover 
Yuichi Hirakawa Trio
Yuichi Hirakawa / Drums
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Yasushi Gonjo / Bass
Wednesday, November 21st
7:00PM – 9:30PM
Arthur’s Tavern
57 Grove Street
New York, NY 10014
No Cover 
Yuichi Hirakawa Trio
Yuichi Hirakawa / Drums
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Yasushi Gonjo / Bass


October 2018

Date/TimeVenue/AddressAdmissionBand
Saturday, October 27th
8:00PM –
UkeHut
36-01 36th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11106
$20 (Include Free Drinks)SAKAI / Vocal, Guitar & Ukulele
Haruna Fukazawa / Flute
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar


September 2018

Date/TimeVenue/AddressAdmissionBand
Saturday, September 29th
8:00PM –
UkeHut
36-01 36th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11106
$20 (Include Free Drinks)SAKAI / Vocal, Guitar & Ukulele
Haruna Fukazawa / Flute
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar


Nobuki Takamen Trio Japan Tour 2018

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

Special Guests: 
Hiroki Mimura / Guitar (8/3)
Shu Keijin / Piano (8/25)

Download Tour Flier

Tour Schedule:
Sunday, July 29th, Saitama Sugar Hill

Wednesday, August 1st, Toyama casa de la musica
Thursday, August 2nd, Kanazawa Mokkiriya
Friday, August 3rd, Fukui cafe CoCotte
Saturday, August 4th, Nagoya STAR EYES

Wednesday, August 15th, Fukuoka New Combo
Thursday, August 16th, Hiroshima Scarecrow
Friday, August 17th, Hiroshima Ongaku Sabou 78
Saturday, August 18th, Hiroshima pool cafe NICO
Sunday, August 19th, Hiroshima La Cazuela

Monday, August 20th, Hiroshima Bird
Wednesday, August 22nd, Okayama Kissa Ichibankan
Thursday, August 23rd, Hyogo Jazz Challenge Concert
Friday, August 24th, Hyogo Higashikura
Saturday, August 25th, Kobe Yorozuya Soubei
Sunday, August 26th, Himeji Gallery Koh

Thursday, August 30th, Nagano Kabuchan Cafeteria
Friday, August 31st, Yokohama KAMOME
Saturday, September 1st, Tokyo TUC

Please check the website of each venue for more detail 
including time, address, phone number and reservations.

July 2018

Date/TimeVenue/AddressAdmissionBand
Monday, July 2th
8:00PM – 11:00PM
Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBAMiyoko Sparrow / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Michael O’Brien / Bass
Saturday, July 7th
10:00PM – 12:00AM
B Flat
277 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
Between White St and Franklin St
No CoverNobuki Takamen Trio:
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Yasushi Gonjo / Bass
Yutaka Uchida / Drums
Wednesday, July 11th
7:00PM – 10:00PM
Talde
8 Erie Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
No CoverFukushi Tainaka / Drums
Joe Bussey / Bass
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Saturday, July 14th
7:00PM – 10:00PM
Antique Garage Restaurant Tribeca
313 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
No CoverNabuko Kiryu / Vocal & Piano
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Mark Nelms / Bass

June 2018

Sunday, June 10th
Lethbridge Jazz & Blues Festival 2018
Nobuki Takamen Trio

Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Yasushi Gonjo / Bass
Noel Sagerman / Drums

Date/TimeVenue/AddressAdmissionBand
Friday, June 1st
6:00PM – 7:00PM
Groove on Grove JC Fridays
(as part of Riverview Jazz Festival Kick Off)
Grove Street Path Station
Jersey City, NJ 07302
No CoverNobuki Takamen Trio:
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Yasushi Gonjo / Bass
Noel Sagerman / Drums
Sunday, June 3rd
12:30PM – 4:30PM
Antique Garage Restaurant Tribeca
313 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
No CoverNabuko Kiryu / Vocal & Piano
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Nori Naraoka / Bass
Monday, June 4th
8:00PM – 11:00PM
Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBAMiyoko Sparrow / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Junko Sakai / Piano
Saturday, June 16th
3:00PM – 4:15PM
Magnolia Landing
136 Magnolia Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
No CoverNobuki Takamen Trio:
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
John Lenis / Bass
Noel Sagerman / Drums
Tuesday, June 19th
9:00PM – 11:00PM
B Flat
277 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
Between White St and Franklin St
No CoverMamiko Taira / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Steve Whipple / Bass
Tuesday, June 26th
11:00PM – 12:30AM
Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBATomoko Yanagita / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Saturday, June 26th
8:08PM –
UkeHut
36-01 36th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11106
$20 (Include Free Drinks)SAKAI / Vocal, Guitar & Ukulele
Haruna Fukazawa / Flute
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar


May 2018

Date/TimeVenue/AddressAdmissionBand
Monday, May 7th
8:00PM – 11:00PM
Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBAMiyoko Sparrow / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Junko Sakai / Piano
Thursday, May 10th
7:00PM – 10:00PM
Ponty Bistro
2375 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd,
New York, NY 10030
No CoverAndrea Veneziani / Bass
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Friday, May 11th
8:00PM – 9:00PM
UkeHut
36-01 36th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11106
TBAEva Kano / Vocal, Ukulele & Keyboard
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Sunday, May 13th
12:30PM – 3:30PM
Craft House
60 Van Duzer Street
Staten Island, NY 10301
TBAJoel Chassan / Drums
Billy Johnson / Bass
Nobuki Takamen Guitar
Saturday, May 26th
8:08PM –
UkeHut
36-01 36th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11106
$20 (Include Free Drinks)SAKAI / Vocal, Guitar & Ukulele
Haruna Fukazawa / Flute
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar


April 2018

Date/TimeVenue/AddressAdmissionBand
Thursday, April 12th
7:00PM – 10:00PM
Ponty Bistro
2375 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd,
New York, NY 10030
No CoverAndrea Veneziani / Bass
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Saturday, April 21st
7:30PM – 10:30PM
Ukulele Jazz Masters Party
Church of Our Saviour
417 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
$25SAKAI / Vocal & Ukulele
Haruna Fukazawa / Flute
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Sunday, April 22th
8:00PM – 11:00PM
Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBAMiyoko Sparrow / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Junko Sakai / Piano


March 2018

Date/TimeVenue/AddressAdmissionBand
Sunday, March 4th
3:00PM – 7:00PM
Russian Samovar
256 W. 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019
No CoverMarcus Persiani / Piano
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Tommy Morimoto / Tenor Sax
Sunday, March 18th
12:30PM – 4:30PM
Antique Garage Restaurant Tribeca
313 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
No CoverJames Zollar / Trumpet
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Nobuyuki Yamasaki / Bass
Kyohei Shomoto / Drums
Sunday, March 18th
8:00PM – 11:00PM
Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBAMiyoko Sparrow / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Corcoran Holt / Bass
Thursday, March 22th
7:30PM – 8:00PM
Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBAYasushi Gonjo / Bass
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Takehiro Shimizu / Drums
Saturday, March 24th
12:30PM – 4:30PM
Antique Garage Restaurant Soho
41 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10013
No CoverNabuko Kiryu / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Nobuyuki Yamasaki / Bass
Tuesday, March 27th
7:00PM – 9:30PM
Arthur’s Tavern
57 Grove Street
New York, NY 10014
No Cover 
Yuichi Hirakawa Trio
Yuichi Hirakawa / Drums
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Yasuchi Gonjo / Bass
Friday, March 30th
7:00PM – 11:00PM
Liberty House Restaurant 
76 Audrey Zapp Dr
Jersey City, NJ 07305
No CoverWinard Harper / Drums
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Others / TBA
Saturday, March 31st
10:00PM – 12:00AM
B Flat
277 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
Between White St and Franklin St
No CoverNobuki Takamen Trio:
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Yasushi Gonjo / Bass
Noel Sagerman / Drums


February 2018

Date/TimeVenue/AddressAdmissionBand
Monday, February 5th
8:00PM – 12:00AM
The Brightside Tavern
141 Bright St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
No CoverRJO All-Stars Jam Session
Bryan Beninghove / Tenor Sax
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Brian Glassman / Bass
Noel Sagerman / Drums
Wednesday, February 7th
6:00PM – 9:00PM
Atlas Public House
130 Newark Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07302
No CoverNobuki Takamen / Guitar
Eldad Tarmu / Vibraphone
Friday, February 16th
8:00PM – 11:00PM
Liberty House Restaurant 
76 Audrey Zapp Dr
Jersey City, NJ 07305
No CoverWinard Harper / Drums
Ian Kenselaar / Bass 
Jackie Gage / Vocal
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Saturday, February 24th
8:08PM –
UkeHut
36-01 36th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11106
$20 (Include Free Drinks)SAKAI / Vocal, Guitar & Ukulele
Haruna Fukazawa / Flute
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar


January 2018

Date/TimeVenue/AddressAdmissionBand
Tuesday, January 16th
5:00PM – 8:00PM
Lexington Hotel
511 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
No CoverAndrea Veneziani / Bass
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
Saturday, January 20th
6:00PM – 7:30PM
Tomi Jazz
239 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
TBAHaruna Fukazawa / Flute
Shu Odamura / Guitar
Akihiro Yamamoto / Bass
Nobuki Takamen / Guitar
January 25th – 28th
Short Performance from
1:00PM
NAMM Show 2018
Anaheim Converntion Center
800 W Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA 92802
ZT Amplifiers Booth #4247
No CoverNobuki Takamen / Guitar