'The 3 Beatles'

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To celebrate the screening of the documentary 'Jazz Kissa Basie' as part of BFI Japan at Queens Film Theatre in Belfast, this set of prints brings together three old college friends from the 60s who made their mark in the jazz kissa world by opening not only the legendary BASIE, but also DUG in Shinjuku and JAZZ STREET 52 in Kyushu.

This set of three unmounted 8x10’ prints is available for 72 hours only, and prints are signed and a limited edition run of 12 each. All prints are archival quality. 

*The first 5 orders will also receive an original Tokyo Jazz Joints kissa coaster.
£ 125.00
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High Minds x Tokyo Jazz Joints

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Limited edition t-shirt collaboration from lifestyle brand High Minds & Tokyo Jazz Joints (click image to enlarge).

All t-shirts are Japanese unisex, loose-fit crew neck style, and made from heavyweight jersey material. 100% cotton. Only available in white.

All orders include a pack of High Minds rolling papers and original Tokyo Jazz Joints kissa coaster.

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.

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.
£ 200
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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.
£ 200
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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.

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.

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.

Tokyo Jazz Joints

Collaborative Japanese jazz documentary photography project by Philip Arneill & James Catchpole, begun in Tokyo in March 2015.
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