J-CCM

Japanese Contemporary Christian Music

Sayuri Kume | MANNA – The Bread of Angels (MP-10272)

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“MANNA – The Bread of Angels” is the newest release by Sayuri Kume, a popular Japanese CCM star. Enjoy this freshly made album that is full of special songs both original and traditional backed by special musicians.

Sayuri Kume: Lead Vocal / Daisaku Kume:Song Arrangement, Keyboards and Produce / Pedro Eustache: Flute / coba: accordion / Bakabon Suzuki: Electric Bass / Kiyohiko Senba: Percussion / Steve Sacks: Flute / Chuei Yoshikawa:Guitar / Tomoko Inoue:Cello / Miho Kudo:Violin / Asuka Kaneko Strings:Strings / NCM2 CHOIR:Background Vocals/ Joshua Sasaki:Bible Reading

Label: MMP DBA Maki Music Production, Inc.


Sayuri Kume | Hajime No Hi (MP-10012)

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A million seller singer and songwriter from Japan is breaking silence after many years and releases U.S. debut album. This long awaited Spiritual New Adult Contemporary album captures the hearts of both old and new fans.

Sayuri Kume: Lead Vocal / Daisaku Kume:Song Arrangement, Keyboards and Produce / Michiko Hill:Acoustic Piano and Background vocal / Pedro Eustache: Flute / Alex Acuna: Percussion / Abe Laboriel: Electric Bass / Brandon Fields: sax / Iki Levy:drums / Dave Carpenter:Acoustic Bass / Ramon Stagnaro:Acoustic Guitar / Miho Kudo:Violin / Tomoko Inoue:Cello / Yoshio J. Maki:Background Vocals / Hideyo Ando:Background Vocals

Label: MMP DBA Maki Music Production, Inc.


Yuri Matsuo and Friends| tribute to MIYAKO (MP-10272)

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In 2008, Yuri Matsuo set out to create a personal album for her mother Miyako, one that would provide comfort and bring back memories of old joy in the final days of her life. The result is a Tribute to Miyako – a musical love letter from a grateful daughter to her late beloved mother.

The album’s twelve tracks represent some of Miyako’s favorite songs, from timeless hymns (“Blessed Assurance,” “What A Friend We Have In Jesus) to Bach (“Air on the G String”) to the Nino Rota classic from Fellini’s La Strada (“Gelsomina”). In addition to Yuri Matsuo’s flawless vocals, this tribute features the work of Michiko Hill, Yoshio J. Maki and NCM2 CHOIR, as well as the talents of renowned jazz musicians Ken Shima and Daisaku Kume. Full of warmth and sincerity, Tribute to Miyako is a heartfelt testament to the eternal bonds that connect us the ones we love.

Yuri Matsuo: Lead Vocal / Ken Shima:Piano and Pianica / Daisaku Kume:Piano / Michiko Hill:Piano and Alto / Yoshio J. Maki:Tenor / Nori Tani: Flute / GINTE2: Vocal and Acoustic Guitar / NCM2 CHOIR:Background Vocals

Label: MMP DBA Maki Music Production, Inc.


Yuji Nakamura | The Breeze of the Holy Spirit (MP-10242)

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Reverend Yuji Nakamura shares twelve uplifting songs of praise in his most recent Christian album, The Breeze of The Holy Spirit. Inspired to write the album during his battle with cancer, Nakamura gracefully uses his gentle tenor to evoke the pure, ocean air of his home state of Hawaii and the invisible yet ever present power of the Holy Spirit.

Tracks like “There is Lightand “Be Strong and Courageousoffer a message of hope in times of struggle, while “I Will Rejoiceand “My Beloved Lordreflect feelings of gratitude for God’s daily blessings. Several songs feature the beautiful and comforting voice of Nakamura’s wife Chieko as well. Thoughtful and simply sincere, The Breeze of the Holy Spirit will undoubtedly encourage the soul and empower all those who listen.

Yuji Nakamura: Lead Vocal, Acoustic Guitar and Electric Bass / Chieko Nakamura: Lead Vocal and Background Vocals / Michiko Hill:Piano and Keyboards / Daisaku Kume:Keyboards / Walter Rodriguez:Drums and Percussion / Davashu Honda: Acoustic Guitar and Mandolin / NCM2 CHOIR:Background Vocals

Label: MMP DBA Maki Music Production, Inc.


Chieko Nakamura | My Song of Praise (MP-10172)
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High quality, clean, classic Hymns album by a Christian soprano singer from Ohau, Chieko Nakamura. Backed by pianist Michiko Hill and one of LA’s best string quartets.

Yuji Nakamura: Lead Vocal, Acoustic Guitar and Electric Bass / Chieko Nakamura: Lead Vocal and Background Vocals / Michiko Hill:Piano and Keyboards / Daisaku Kume:Keyboards / Walter Rodriguez:Drums and Percussion / Davashu Honda: Acoustic Guitar and Mandolin / NCM2 CHOIR:Background Vocals


Chieko Nakamura | Inori (MP-10282)
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“Inori”is a Christian pop album by Chieko Nakamura.Musicians include the original bassist of the popular Japanese band “The Square” Yuji Nakaura (bass), Davashu Honda (acoustic guitar and mandolin), Michiko Hill (piano and arrangement). This album consists of original songs written by father and son song writer team of Yuji Nakamura and Atsuhi Nakamura, as well as traditional praise songs.

Yuji Nakamura: Lead Vocal, Acoustic Guitar and Electric Bass / Chieko Nakamura: Lead Vocal and Background Vocals / Michiko Hill:Piano and Keyboards / Daisaku Kume:Keyboards / Walter Rodriguez:Drums and Percussion / Davashu Honda: Acoustic Guitar and Mandolin / NCM2 CHOIR:Background Vocals

Label: MMP DBA Maki Music Production, Inc.


NCM2 (New Christian Music Ministry)

NCM2 (New Christian Music Ministry) is a Japanese choir that began twenty-five years ago in Los Angeles. Singers are drawn from various Protestant churches in the area. The choir has performed mission concerts throughout Japan and Hawaii, as well as in local Japanese-American communities.

NCM2 also had participated in the Hollywood Bowl Easter Sunrise Service in 2008 and 2009. A fourth mission tour is planned for Japan this coming July and November. NCM2, which stands for ‘New Christian Music Ministry,’ has recorded five CDs in the United States and had released its first CD in Japan through MIDI Creative last year, and the second CD ‘My Japanese Heart’ released in May 27, 2011.

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