Jointstagram: The First 100 Joints

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This is the first in a series of limited edition booklets featuring images from the project.

This first ever TOKYO JAZZ JOINTS publication will be an individually hand-numbered limited print run of 50.

All images were shot between 2015-17 and are taken from our Instagram feed of the first 100 joints in the project. 
The booklet is 16 pages (170mm x 250mm) and printed on 55gsm paper.

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Bop, Hakodate

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Charlie Parker hangs next to a toilet door from the original Bop which was recovered by the owner after it was destroyed by a fire.

Edition of 12

Print size 8' x 10', signed by photographer and mounted on mat board, ready to frame.
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Jamaica, Sapporo

NEW

With over 15,000 records, Jamaica, opened in 1961 in the largest city in Hokkaido, has one of the largest record collections of any joint in Japan. The sign reads: Please do not touch the records.

Edition of 12

Print size 8' x 10', signed by photographer and mounted on mat board, ready to frame.
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Jazz Kappa, Kumamoto

NEW

Jazz Kappa uniquely combines jazz and yakitori in perfect harmony.

Edition of 10

Print size 8' x 10', signed by photographer and mounted on mat board, ready to frame.
220
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Basie, Ichinoseki

Wherever you visit, every jazz bar or cafe owner and customer alike pays homage to the legendary Basie in northern Japan, still run by the irrepressible 'Swifty' Sugawara, pictured here.

Edition of 20

Print size 8' x 10', signed by photographer and mounted on mat board, ready to frame.

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Old Blind Cat, Tokyo

The congenial Mr Kikuchi posed momentarily on an evening on which we were fortumate enough to catch him tending the bar himself. Murakami Haruki once worked here at Old Blind Cat during his student days in Tokyo.

Edition of 20

Print size 8' x 10', signed by photographer and mounted on mat board, ready to frame.
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Jazz Pepe, Tokyo (closed)

A stone's throw from Shinjuku station, Jazz Pepe opened in 1967 and in 2017 became another victim of Japan's relentless regeneration and gentrification. The place closed and disappeared quickly (within a month), apparently taking the the owner's health with it.

Edition of 20

Print size 8' x 10', signed by photographer and mounted on mat board, ready to frame.
220
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Tokyo Jazz Joints

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