Hiroshima Closes Grooves at the Westin Jazz Series


From left: Dan Kuramoto, Kimo Cornwell,  June Kuramoto, Dean Cortez, Danny Yamamoto.

From left: Dan Kuramoto, Kimo Cornwell, June Kuramoto, Dean Cortez, Danny Yamamoto.

RANCHO MIRAGE — Hiroshima closes the Grooves at the Westin Jazz Series on Saturday, May 16, at 7 p.m. at the Westin Golf Resort and Spa in Mission Hills.

The concert series is presented by APaulo Music Productions at the Westin under the stars at the Masters Courtyard overlooking the golf course.

Take advantage of the Westin special $129 room rate package (code: jazz) to see the legendary band in concert, then spend the weekend at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa, one of the most beautiful resorts in Palm Springs.

You can book online or call directly to make reservations. Ask about the special concert ticket discount too. Reserved table seating, gold reserved seating and general admission are available. To reserve your seats, click here.

A limited number of dinner and concert packages are available for $99 plus taxes and gratuity. The package includes a three-course dinner, one glass of house wine, and the chance to overlook and listen to the jazz concert from your reserved fireside lounge patio table on the terrace adjacent to the stage. Prepaid non-refundable reservations are required and must be made through the host in Pinzimini by calling (760) 770-2150 or emailing [email protected]

The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa is located at 71333 Dinah Shore Dr. in Rancho Mirage. For more information, call (951) 696-0184, email [email protected] or visit www.apaulomusic.com.

Vibrant, eclectic and truly original, the multi-Grammy-nominated Hiroshima creates a musical world all its own. The intoxicating mix of traditional Japanese folk music and instruments interwoven with jazz, R&B, salsa and more has been a pioneering voice in contemporary music since the 1970s. After more than 30 years and 4 million records sold worldwide, they continue to make their unique mix of East meets West their signature sound.

The Los Angeles-based ensemble is led by Dan Kuramoto (woodwinds, producer/composer) and features koto virtuoso June Kuramoto, Kimo Cornwell (piano/ keyboards/composer, formerly with Al Jarreau and Maze), Danny Yamamoto (drums/percussion, original member), and Dean Cortez (bass, formerly with Boz Scaggs).

For more information on the band, visit www.hiroshimamusic.com or www.facebook.com/hiroshimamusic.



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