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Offline Desmond

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Mario & Zelda Big Band Live concert
« on: July 10, 2003, 04:25:15 PM »
This fall, Nintendo will be holding a concert performed by two bands, with guests Shigeru Miyamoto, Koji Kondo, and the Nintendo Sound Staff.

On September 14th, Nintendo will be holding the "Mario & Zelda Big Band Live Concert" at the Tokyo Seinen-kan Large Hall.  Two bands, Tokyo Cuban Boys Jr. (Big Band of Rogues) and Yoshihiro Arita with his band, will be performing select songs from the Mario and Zelda games.  The songs are new arrangements, performed in latin and jazz styles.


A general ticket is 3800 yen, but you can also purchase a family ticket (4 tickets in 1 set) for 13700 yen.  


The guests at the show will be Koji Kondo, Issei Totaka, Kenta Nagata, and other Sound Staff, Shigeru Miyamoto, and Takashi Tezuka.


The music performance will include the following songs,


From Super Mario Bros:

  • Main Theme from Super Mario Bros. 3
  • Main Theme from Super Mario World
  • Main Theme from Super Mario Sunshine


    From Legend of Zelda:

  • Main Themes from the Zelda games
  • Epona's Song
  • Koji Kondo's recommendation, Mambo. No. 5


    In addition to the music, there will be a talk with featured guests.


    Folks in Japan who wish to attend this concert should check out the official page on Nintendo's website.


  • Offline cubedcinder128

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    Mario & Zelda Big Band Live concert
    « Reply #1 on: July 10, 2003, 05:10:23 PM »
    Dang it!!! Sounds like it'll be one heck of a concert. I wish I lived in Japan, though...
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    Offline dafunkk12

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    « Reply #2 on: July 10, 2003, 05:46:24 PM »
    ::crosses fingers::  Please release a CD....

    Offline ssj4_android

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    RE: Mario & Zelda Big Band Live concert
    « Reply #3 on: July 12, 2003, 09:51:15 AM »
    So, the tickets cost around $32. Anyone willing to sneak a recorder in there?

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    RE: Mario & Zelda Big Band Live concert
    « Reply #4 on: July 13, 2003, 07:12:44 AM »
    i would give anything to be there! ANYTHING! *explodes*

    Offline ThePerm

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    Mario & Zelda Big Band Live concert
    « Reply #5 on: July 13, 2003, 03:53:28 PM »
    maybe it will come in the next Nintendo Power!  
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