Several years ago I played double bass for the Pacific Music Festival, a summer music festival based in Sapporo, Japan. This festival was started in the late 1980s by legendary conductor Leonard Bernstein. In addition to the Pacific Music Festival (PMF), Bernstein founded the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, and I played with this festival while in college as well. Both of these music festivals were a great time, but I especially enjoyed my month in Sapporo. In addition to several concerts at Sapporo’s beautiful Kitara Concert Hall, we played in outlying communities around Hokkaido and in Tokyo.
Do you like that clip? Well, check it out the The Tarako Cupie Girls performing the commerical live:
How about the same song on the beach:
I found these any many other truy mind-boggling strange clips on the excellent blog TV in Japan. Check out this blog! Here’s another great clip from a recent post: