Choro Club

Choro Club is an acoustic trio that was formed in 1989 and is based in Japan. Members in Choro Club are Shigeharu Sasago (acoustic guitar), Oh Akioka (stringed instruments including guitar, cavaquinho and viola) and Jyoji Sawada (contrabass). 

The trio's name comes from a style of Brazilian music known as "choro". Choro Club perfoms this style of music in addition to creating new music with original styles and atmosphere. Their gentle music is often used as healing music. 

Choro Club has a wide range of activities including live performances throughout Japan. The trio also co-stars with a number of artists in recording sessions and concerts. In recent years, the trio has provided soundtracks to television shows notably the TV anime "Aria". 

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