River Stone Jazz

MUSIC

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Performing at Burro Cafe, Four Corners Cafe, and more...

PERFORMANCES

Book Yaz for Your Gig

Yasuo Ishikawa is available for gigs and recording sessions throughout Colorado and the Four Corners region.

BOOKING

Sophisticated Jazz

by Yasuo "Yaz" Ishikawa

Alto Saxophonist Yasuo "Yaz" Ishikawa​ is dedicated to delivering the best straight-ahead jazz performances for studio recordings and live events.​


Having studied jazz saxophone and theory under Denver jazz legend George Keith for more than 10 years, Yaz began performing in the Denver area in 2004. Conducted by jazz pianist extraordinaire Justin Adams at the Broadway School of Music in Denver, Yaz performed with a few different ensembles around the Denver area.


He recorded his first CD of original tunes, The G.K. Story, with The SoBo Four jazz quartet in June 2013.​ His second CD of originals, Resurrection, was also recorded with The SoBo Four and released in October 2015.


Now based in Ouray County, Colorado, he performs in Ridgway, Ouray, Montrose and Telluride. Yaz is available for solo performances with electronic accompaniment, studio recordings, and as a stand-in musician with ensembles.

2018 Schedule
JAN
19, 26, 31
Four Corners Cafe

Ridgway, CO

FEB
16
Four Corners Cafe

Ridgway, CO

JAN
13
Burro Cafe & Wine Bar

Ridgway, CO

MARCH
TBD


MORE DATES COMING SOON... 

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Original Music by Yasuo Ishikawa

(preview song)

Four Corners Cafe

Ridgway, CO