May 07, 2022 at 10:00pm ~ May 08, 2022 at 5:00am

ZIM ZAM ZU! is a NU party hosted by Max Essa, Dr. Rob & Ken Hidaka. It is  to be held at Bar Bonobo and it starts on Sat, May 7th. Curated by this trio, it is a nouvelle enterprise that aspires to cause a stirring, new musical tidal wave in the underground scene and aims to promote interesting, up and coming domestic artists who perform live and DJs.

For the inaugural event, ZIM ZAM ZU invites 2 guitarists, Kashif and Takeshi Nishimoto to perform live. Kashif will perform his groovy, guitar DJ set downstairs and Takeshi Nishimoto will be performing his uber-chilled ambient live in the 2nd floor tatami lounge. And Tim Lambourne of the popular at OATH party, GOOD COMPANY BROADCAST GROUP will man the decks with the 3 residents and hopefully, it will turn out to be quite a deeply rich in content, musical affair!Also, check out the websites and band camp pages of each member of the Lone Star crew and guest DJ!

KASHIF is a Japanese guitarist, composer, arranger, producer and vocalist of PanPacificPlaya (PPP), a music crew based in Yokohama Bay Area, Japan. Also a member of JINTANA & EMERALDS known as neo doo-wop band of PPP. Appreciated as a support member of several prominent bands and artists mostly of 2000s generations and after. His unique solo performance style called “Guitar DJ”, a solo DJ session accompanied by his guitar performance is well received among a wide range of music lovers. Loves Japanese tea, sweets and wandering around his neighborhood.

Takeshi Nishimoto (born in Fukuoka, Japan) is a classically-trained guitarist and composer who is conversant with European, Northern Indian, and American jazz classical traditions. In addition to collaborations with diverse artists late sitar master Rahul Sakyaputra to I’m Not a Gun associate John Tejada, Nishimoto has also performed extensively as a solo artist. Since 2002, Nishimoto has been signed to UK/Germany based record label, City-Centre-Offices and traveling to more than 20 countries and playing various clubs and festivals around the world. Festivals included La Route du Rock (France) , Sonar Sound Tokyo (Japan), Dublin Electronic Arts Festival (Ireland), Moving Closer (Poland) and many more. Nishimoto is currently involved in many projects, ranging from soundtracks to gallery-based sound installations. His unique style of guitar playing makes him both a much sought after collaborator and mentor for a broad range of musical projects. The latest album ‘Lavandula’ was released on Berlin-based record label, sonic pieces in August 2013. He resides in Tokyo, Japan since 2018.



Start: May 7th 2022 at 10:00pm

End: May 8th 2022 at 5:00am