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KoMaGa Trio


An Evening of Jazz Harp and contemporary fusion

Date(s) & Time(s): Thursday May 28, 8:00 PM
Duration: 120 minutes with intermission
Location: Chapel

This artist shares a bill with Luminance .

Ticket Information

Early Bird: $15
Advanced: $25
At the Door: $30 

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Production Credits

BandleaderMotoshi Kosako
MusicianMichael Manring
MusicianChristopher Garcia





Work Sample


An Evening of Jazz Harp and contemporary fusion

Motoshi Kosako: harp Michael Manring: fretless electric bass Chris Garcia: tabla, percussion These three virtuoso instrumentalists team up to play unique original jazz/ethnic cross over music with full of improvisation. This is absolutely the one and only ensemble, that brings you musical experience you have never had before.


KoMaGa Trio

In 2019, the band leader/ harpist Motoshi Kosako teamed up with Michael Manring, who is one of the most innovative electric bassist both in style and technique, and Chris Garcia, who is one of the most accomplished percussionists in incredible diversity covering from rock to East Indian traditional music.


Motoshi Kosako (bandleader, harpist, composer)
Motoshi Kosako, self-taught harpist, former guitarist in Tokyo, moved to California in 1997, became the principal harpist of Stockton Symphony (2006-2010) and won the second place in Lyon&Healy Jazz&Pop Harp Competition 2007.He internationally tours for performances as solo or in ensembles with eminent jazz musicians.

Michael Manring (Electric Fretless Bass, Composer)
Hailed by many as the world’s leading solo bassist, Michael Manring has been pushing back the boundaries of what’s possible on the bass guitar for over three decades. While his technical skill and innovations always make an impression, it is his ability to communicate on a profound emotional level that most touches listeners.

Christoper Garica (Tabla, Percussion, Composer)
A native of (EAST)Los Angeles, Christopher is a critically acclaimed performer, improviser, composer, and educator who has made a career with over 1200 performances in 28 countries on 5 continents, either on Western drumset, percussion of North and South India, percussion of indigenous Mexico, Meso America or his own unique percussion configuration called EL MONSTRO which contains instruments from all of the above all within arms reach.

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