Tokyo, 1995 Our guide, Dan Phillips and me
My host family during this trip, The Hamadas, lived on a floor of their department store.
clowning around with the kids. Three generations of Hamada: Mr Hamada, 60 and wife, 55; their son and his wife, 30s; and their kids, 4 and 6.
Ashikaga, Japan. All of us learning about Indigo
A bunch of us looking bored and/or distracted
The Frank Trompeter Quintet with special guest Rachael Lee. So glad she and her daughter Amber were able to go with us.
another band shot
Ashikaga, Japan, One of two group pictures.
the other group photo
On our tour of Ashikaga Japan
The Frank Trompeter Quintet with Rachael Lee. Frank on saxes, Brian Pryor on trumpet; Tim Harte, drums; Dave Burdick, bass; me, guitar