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Latest album "Guitarhythm VI"

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Guitarhythm VI is the 6th edition of Hotei’s famous guitar album series, the first for almost 11 years and was released worldwide on 29th May 2019. Largely self written and produced, it involved writing and production sessions in London, Tokyo and Milan between summer 2018 and Spring  2019. The album features several collaborations including Makoto Takahashi and Tsunematsu Matsui, on drums and bass respectively, from Hotei’s original band BOOWY, on “Thanks A Lot”; the first time they have collaborated in over 30 years. Japanese rock band Man With A Mission on “Give It To The Universe”; and Japanese experimental musician and producer Cornelius on “Clone”, which also features Mike Garson, best known for his keyboard work with David Bowie. Andrew Hale from Sade’s band co-wrote and co-produced “Calling You, Calling Me” and Tomasso Colliva from Milan co-wrote and produced two tracks – “Freedom in the Dark” and “Tracker”.

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18th August Yaizu City (Shizuoka)

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23rd August Saitama City (Saitama)

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24th August Nagoya City (Aichi)

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29th August Yokohama City (Kanagawa)

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12th September 2019 SAS Band feat. Hotei / Portsmouth Guidhall, UK

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14th September 2019 SAS Band feat. Hotei / Shepherds Bush Empire, London, UK

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26th October 2019 London Sessions @ Hoxton Square Bar and Grill, UK

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7th December 2019 Guitarhythm VI Reprise Tour: Tokyo - Line Cube Shibuya

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8th December 2019 Guitarhythm VI Reprise Tour: Tokyo - Line Cube Shibuya

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12th December 2019 Guitarhythm VI Reprise Tour: Aichi - Forest Hall

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15th December 2019 Guitarhythm VI Reprise Tour: Fukuoka - Sun Palace

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20th December 2019 Guitarhythm VI Reprise Tour: Hokkaido - Kanamoto Hall

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22nd December 2019 Guitarhythm VI Reprise Tour: Miyagi - Sendai Sun Plaza Hall

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24th December 2019 Guitarhythm VI Reprise Tour: Gunma - Takasaki City Hall

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25th December 2019 Guitarhythm VI Reprise Tour: Gunma - Takasaki City Hall

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28th December 2019 Guitarhythm VI Reprise Tour: Hyogo - Kobe World Memorial Hall

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July 17, 2019

London show announced

Hotei will be performing at Hoxton Square Bar and Grill on Sat 26th October. Tickets are available NOW – see live section for link. Says Hotei: “After finishing my summer tour in Japan for my new album, Guitarhythm VI, I am looking forward to playing an intimate show for the first time in East London […]...

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