KANEKO Chalin

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KANEKO Chalin

A researcher in the field of education and a professor at a university.
After raising children, he was led to write songs that is something he was passionate about in his youth by guitar that he picked up just because.
After the years he has lived, now he discovered that there are new feelings he wants to convey in his heart.
He spins songs that can only he can sing right now.

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KANEKO Chalin

KANEKO Chalin

KANEKO Chalin Radio Appearances (December 2021)

Radio Guest Appearances KANEKO Chalin will be appearing on "Satty Chanin," which airs every Saturday! Please look forward to a fun talk and session with personality Satty. Program: Satty Channel-n (on air every Saturday)Broadcast date: December 4, 11, 18, and 25Broadcast time: 19:00-19:30Broadcasting station: Kagoshima F.M. Tatsugo There will also be a re-broadcast from 23:00 on the same day.Simultaneous broadcast on ListenRadio! Please enjoy it on ListenRadio even if you are out of the area! Archive

KANEKO Chalin talks about the original music experience

KANEKO Chalin

KANEKO Chalin talks about the original music experience | The interview is now available!

Bruce Springsteen was my first hero In this corner, we delve deeper into the artists by interviewing them about their personalities and their original experiences with music. This time, we ask KANEKO Chalin, who just released his 1st single "A Lucky yellow vehicle to arrive" on October 20, about his inspiration for music. I am usually a researcher with the themes of "play" and "collaboration" - Please introduce yourself! KANEKO Chalin : I'm usually a researcher. "I'm a father of three children, the youngest of whom is in the second year of junior high school, so I feel like I'm almost done with child-rearing. I've been living in two places, Okayama for the kids and Tokyo for work, but I haven't been back to Okayama for about two years because of Corona. I'd like to come back to Okayama soon and stay there a little longer. - You're a researcher and a musician, and you have two bases, one in Tokyo and one in Okayama, so you seem to be ahead of the times. KANEKO Chalin : There has been a lot of attention paid to concurrent jobs and side jobs, but I don't think much has changed since the old days. People used to play baseball on a grassroots baseball team while working, or hold a position in a neighborhood association. Even if you are working, you are still a father or a mother, which means that everyone who has children is also working. The only difference is whether they get paid for it ...

KANEKO Chalin "A lucky yellow vehicle to arrive"

KANEKO Chalin RELEASE

KANEKO Chalin "A lucky yellow vehicle to arrive" October 20, 2021

RELEASE "A lucky yellow vehicle to arrive" is out now. Folky songs reminiscent of the 80's and rocking songs with soul music taste. Lyricist: KANEKO ChalinComposer: KANEKO ChalinArranger: Kouhei Igarashi ©2021 TF CreativeWorks℗2021 TF CreativeWorks Click here for the lyrics (In Japanese). Available in major music distribution stores such as iTunes Store, Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube Music, and Amazon Music🎧 Streaming

Short narrative of a music lover

Short narrative of a music lover Vol.24 "OBI" - Toots Thielemans

Short narrative of a music lover

Short narrative of a music lover Vol.24 "OBI" - Toots Thielemans

 I found myself surrounded by cherry blossoms, fresh greenery, and hydrangeas, and before I knew it, I was enveloped in a temperature that made it impossible not to drink beer at any time. I love the heat, but with each passing year, it becomes more exhausting. However, if I immerse myself in the air conditioning, it creates a vicious cycle of affecting my health. So, I'm thinking of enduring the heat with beer, a fan, and this music. From the moment I hear the first theme, my spine straightens, and I forget about the heat. I wonder why. Throughout the entire album, it has a sharp and invigorating feel. Herbie Hancock is so cool on this album. Seriously.Next, let's talk about this person who personifies coolness. It's a trio with guitar, bass, and trumpet, and Chet's trademark scatting is so relaxed that it makes you want to do nothing. But this is cool. It's the complete opposite of the previous Jackie McLean. Next is a masterpiece from the midst of masterpieces. In this song, you can fully enjoy Toots' harmonica solo at the beginning, and that alone is cool. But when Djavan starts singing, the temperature drops by about two degrees. It feels so good. The second half takes a slightly mysterious turn, which further enhances the coolness. This album is cool throughout. There are quite a few cool music options from jazz, like Gary Burton, Chick Corea, or the Nordic vibes of EST. But let's change the mood a bit at the end. This ...

Short narrative of a music lover

Short narrative of a music lover Vol.23 "Little Peace in C for U" by Michel Petrucciani & Stéphane Grappelli

  It's spring! I started writing this tweet thinking it was spring, but before I could finish, it turned into the rainy season... It's a bit out of season, but I still want to introduce music that makes you want to listen to it in spring! Let's start with a song by these guys that takes you somewhere else from the moment the sound is heard. From the first note, it really feels like you're taken to a café outdoors in Paris. Stéphane Grappelli's violin is perfect for any season, but it truly captures the feeling of enjoying a gentle spring breeze outdoors. Here are a few of Stéphane's performances I also feel the spring vitality in Michel's piano. Michel himself had a challenging life with significant disabilities, but I truly believe his piano continues to inspire and energize many people. Unfortunately, I've never had the chance to see his live performance, but I would have loved to experience his music in a live performance. This timeless masterpiece by Ella and Louis is on repeat throughout the year, but it's especially enjoyable during a leisurely spring afternoon with a gentle breeze (although I might be sneezing a lot). Having a beer while listening to it has become a classic way of enjoying it among many other listening experiences. Lastly, this person. Perhaps it's because Joni's early music strongly evokes the sense of Laurel Canyon in the outskirts of Los Angeles, but it makes me feel the hills, the greenery, and the passing breeze—something that doesn't ...

Short narrative of a music lover Vol.22 Piano Man - Billy Joel

Short narrative of a music lover

Short narrative of a music lover Vol.22 Piano Man - Billy Joel

  I saw Billy Joel's live  (LIVE AT YANKEE STADIUM) at Yankee Stadium in New York in 1990 in a movie theater. It's great. Recordings are good, but live performance is better. Billy is a natural born entertainer. From the bottom of his heart he wants to entertain the people who come to the concert . The whole his band member are like that. The songs are good, of course, and there is no way they are bad, since they are a parade of hit songs. I'd like to introduce some of Billy's songs this time, as I'm in the midst of my Billy boom for dozens of times. First, let's start with this album that I borrowed from my brother's room when I was in junior high school.  This album was the first American music I consciously listened to. It was totally different from the Japanese popular songs I had heard before. It was fashionable, sophisticated, and at the same time, somewhat sharp. I was also shocked by the lyrics, which I read carefully. They were not just "I love you" or "Let's go on a date. The stories of life was beautifully told. The message, "This is my life, don't tell me what to do," stuck with me as a junior high school student, and I think it still rules me to this day. Next up is this song that gets so excited at live performances. Shi-u-ha! This song is a protest song. But the tune is very pop, and it is an ...

Short narrative of a music lover Vol.21 Sitting In My Hotel - The Kinks

Short narrative of a music lover

Short narrative of a music lover Vol.21 Sitting In My Hotel - The Kinks

Hearing the news that The Kinks have released CD with remastered and unreleased remixes of "Muswell Hillbillies" and "Everybody's in Show-Biz" to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the release, I listened to the two albums again. I'm a bit of a kinky freak, so I like all the Kinks albums, including the early, punky Kinks, the Kinks when they were slipping a little bit from the mainstream, and the late, nasty rock 'n' roll Kinks, but these two albums are exceptional. At the same time, the Rolling Stones also released a series of cool albums influenced by American Southern music, but the Kinks' approach is more all-encompassing, yet still interesting in the sense that they can't seem to get away from the UK. Both are good, though. And above all, the ironic romantic side of Ray Davies is on full display, which is good. I've made a very long preface, but this time, I'd like to choose songs from the angle of "ironic romantics". First of all, I would like to introduce from two albums by the Kinks. ”Holiday" is a laid-back song that makes you feel like you are relaxing on a holiday, but when I look at the lyrics carefully, I wonder that the song is not about a holiday, but about being laid off from work. "Sitting In My Hotel" is another song with a beautiful melody (Ray Davies wrote some of the most beautiful melodies I've ever heard)., but the lyrics seem to be self-mocking about his tour-soaked life.  Next, I ...

Short narrative of a music lover Vol.20 In Memoriam Joey DeFrancesco

Short narrative of a music lover

Short narrative of a music lover Vol.20 In Memoriam Joey DeFrancesco

Joey DeFrancesco has passed away. He was only 51 years old. Too young. (Younger than me...). I couldn't hear his live performance. I really wanted to hear him. This time, in memoriam of Joey DeFrancesco, I'd like to introduce some songs focusing on the organ. Let's start with this song. I think Joey must have really loved this song. I think you can find a live performance of this song on the Internet. He looks like he is really enjoying playing. It really cheers me up to see them. I feel that an organ is somewhat like a toy, and a big guy like Joey, with a sweaty forehead, is seriously playing with it. That's what I like about it. I think this song is full of that kind of organ fun. Next is a live album with Mr. Stoic Pat Martino. In the case of jazz, a trio of guitar, organ, and drums is a common pattern, and there are many great performances of this kind, but this tense live performance is absurdly cool! When I ask "who is a jazz organist," almost everyone thinks of this guy. I guess you can't miss him. Let's listen to this song that he played with Kenny Burrell. Is this jazz or blues? Next up is this guy who I personally listen to more often than Jimmy Smith. This one is also a trio with Grant Green. The organ and guitar always makes the jazz bluesy sound much more intense. In a way, it is much more ...

Short narrative of a music lover Vol.19 Bang Bang - Joe Cuba

Short narrative of a music lover

Short narrative of a music lover Vol.19 Bang Bang - Joe Cuba

Hot! Too too too hot! I'm basically ride a bike to anywhere, so tanned like a high school baseball player this time of year, but the other day when I rode my bike in the daytime, it was so hot that my brain almost melted. I felt like I couldn't get any air, no matter how hard I breathed in. So, I decided that it was no use listening to cool music at a time like this, so I kept trying to think of music that would melt my brain. Here are some of the songs that came to mind at that time. First, let's start with this brain-melting song that seems to loosen every screw in my body a little bit each time I am struck by the backbeat. But as tragic as Don Drummond's life is, there is nothing like the trombone to melt your brain.Next, from jazz. At any rate, when I listen to it, I can't think about anything else. In a way, it's almost like meditation, this live performance. Sorry, this is a song of melting brain, but this song definitely raised the temperature in the room. All the horn players taking solos are doing well enough, but Roland Kirk melts all brains. It is an overwhelming sound. Not because it relieves your body from the heat. It's like that feeling of losing your body and entering another world.Next up is this song that I don't understand how it can be played, as if each joint moves with a separate ...

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