Buffet : )

 

 

 

 

 

Hey guys !! I’m a bass guitar player Juna Serita !!

 

Today I went take a vocal lesson .

I was checking Juna and The Sauce first show ‘s video  Yesterday .

I thought especially vocal is my weak point .
My target should be “ not being a bass guitar player who can sing too . Being a bass guitar player who can sing too AS A VOCALIST “

 

After the vocal lesson I headed to Hilton Hotel in Shinjuku for performance.

Actually it is my first time to perform at hotels .

Thanks for involving me guys : ) !!

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Keyboard & Vocal : Silvère Rhodes
Drums : Alex Dale
Bass : Juna Serita

 

We played 30 minutes × 4set

They have tons repertories .. old school , jazz standard, current EDM , everything !

That was such a good experience for me . I hope I’m gonna play with them again ; )!!

We had buffet for dinner on a break . I’m so happy ♪

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Healthy life….

 

 

 

 

 

Hey guys!! I’m a bass guitar player Juna Serita!!

 

Recently I was slacked about everything . Especially about the health .  

My schedules were so hectic , so I couldn’t afford to think of myself . My life style was not good these days . Like  I take 3 cup of coffee a day (for me it’s not good thing, which means I count on coffee too much without sleeping ), I eat only doughnut a day(That was only sometime tho. this i.e. because no time.) , something like that.

So , I thought I should take foods which can make my body better !!! I meant , not only snacks lol

Today’s Juna ’s Kitchen !!

・Stir fried meat and vegetables (potato , onions ,beans )

・Miso soup which has to-fu and seaweed 

I can cook only  something easy when I have lots on my plate….  

It was still nice ; ) I used olive oil / pepper salt  as seasonings .

I usually upload my cooking picts on my instagram’s story . Check it out ;  )

 

 

 

! Juna Serita’s instagram !

 

In July , in my opinion  my schedules were kinda packed but seems like my schedules are totally full this month !!!

The reason is that I’m gonna perform with new artist that I haven’t played with ever .

 

Anyway  I have to keep to have my good motivation whole month !!! Because I wanna play better !!

 See ya!!!!

 

 

 

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sokisoba

 

 

 

 

Hey guys!! I’m a bass guitar player Juna Serita!!

 

Today I had a meeting in the afternoon in Roppongi .

Talked about some plans and jammed a little .

I ate soki soba there, which is nice !! I’ve been to Okinawa only once for school trip . And I really liked Okinawa soul foods !! However usually I don’t have opportunities to have Okinawa foods . I’m so pleased that I could have it for the first time in a while ; )!! yum yum

 

After that I had a performance at Giga bar Tokyo in Minami-Aoyama.

Finally my repertories got over 100!!! YEY!!!! . (now I can play 112 songs on their song list.)

Which means , I need to learn left 140 songs tho …lol

It’s kinda hard but such a good chance to learn old school.

See ya!!

 

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6/23 yolis & Juna  @Jiyugaoka hiphen

 

7/1 Juna Serita Band @ 下北沢RPM

 

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Session host @ Shimokitazawa RPM

 

 

Hey guys!! I’m  a bass guitar player Juna Serita!!

 

Today I was hosting at RPM in Shimokitazawa !!

Recently the drummer Simon Mac Dowell often invite me to host jam sessions together, appreciate ♪♪

Today’s member

Simon McDowell – Drums
Juna Serita – Bass
Ryan Carter – Guitar
Michael Roberts – Sax
Naoki Sugi – Keys

I know well all members . ; )

 

Many musicians came to jam there such as guitar , bass, drums, MC, vocal , keyboard , sac, tuba,etc…

That was kinda lively conversations . Time fried , I felt 3hours wasn’t good enough for all of us. lol

Anyway , I and Simon will be hosting next month too!! The other members are changing ..? I don’t know yet.

See ya!!

 

 

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6/23 yolis & Juna  @Jiyugaoka hiphen

 

7/1 Juna Serita Band @ 下北沢RPM

 

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yolis birthday live@ Hyphen Jiyugaoka

 

 

 

Hey guys!! I’m a bass guitar player Juna Serita!!

 

Today I had a gig with my most favorite singer yolis !!!!

member :

vocal : yolis

keyboard : Gakushi

bass:  Juna Serita

drums : Takao Toshiyuki

dance: Maiko

This is yolis ‘s birthday live!! I don’t know her age yet in spite of the fact that she is my best friend , but probably 20 years old or something , maybe next year too !! ; )

Many people came there !! A person talked to me this gig was much better than the last gig , shouldn’t be compared .  yey yey ; ) I really enjoyed the last gig too but this time I was like over the moon !

We performed around 14 songs including encore song. we really haven’t expected the audience ask us to play one more song , so we just jammed and yolis raped . That was such a special moment in my life.

The keyboard player Gakushi is the  best keyboard player I’ve ever seen in Japan !!  I’m so glad that finally I could play with him . from rehearsals he always leaded me to better performance.  Then I realized how bandmaster should be , how great he is.

Anyway , HAPPY BIRTHDAY my sis yolis!!!!!   I’m always proud of you .

The owner  gave us a glass of wine ; )   Thanks ; )

See ya!!

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6/23 yolis & Juna  @Jiyugaoka hiphen

 

7/1 Juna Serita Band @ 下北沢RPM

 

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Rie a.k.a. Suzaku @ Silver elephant Kichijoji

 

 

 

Hey guys!! I’m a bass guitar player Juna Serita !!

 

Today I had a show  with this member at Kichijoji Silver Elephant !

member

guitar : Rie a.k.a. Suzaku

keyboard :Marie Fukai

bass :Juna Serita

drums:Kanade Sato

 

Rie was saying “the people who don’t come tonight will lose important moments in their life “(in Japanese, so I’m not sure my translating is correct or not tho)

I agree with her because this member is just amazing !!! I got goosebumps with just the rehearsal !! lol

There are lots solo parts for each members .

It’s quite rare that I play a lot bass solo…maybe only when I play with Rie .

I need be more technical anyway !

That was a fantastic night .  I really respect this member.

Hopefully we will play together again soon !!

 

See ya!!!

 

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6/23 yolis & Juna  @Jiyugaoka hiphen

 

7/1 Juna Serita Band @ 下北沢RPM

 

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yolis RH

 

 

 

 

 

Hey guys!! I’m a bass guitar player Juna Serita !!

 

Today I had a rehearsal for a singer song writer called yolis with this member !!

member

Vocal :yolis

Bass: Juna Serita

Keyboard : Gakushi

Drums : Toshiyuki Takao

 

We will performa on June 23rd at hyphen Jiyugaoka.  It’ll be my second time to perform with the badass singer yolis!!!  She is my most favorite Japanese singer and also my best friend ; ) You can find her songs on apple music !! My most favorite songs are Getto Queen / Alice in a miller / I love you girl . : )!! My TOP 3!!

 

And … I’m huge fan of the keyboard player Gakushi actually !! His playing is awesome, I couldn’t stop grinning while we’re playing songs because of his dope groove !!!!!!!

 

The drummer Toshiyuki Takao, I really enjoyed to play with his drums  and pads !! He is lefty and his setting is kinda special according to Gakushi. Today’s rehearsal studio was kinda tiny. So he couldn’t set his drum as usual but he was still so great !

We will have one more rehearsal before the gig. I’m looking forward to playing with them again !!!

 

BTW I ran into a bass guitar player OKAPY  on the way to the rehearsal !!

I do love her playing and her personality of course this pretty face too ♪

Our characters are opposite I guess . She is always bright like a sun and positive thinking.  She has many good points that I don’t have . So I love and respect her ; )!! What a coincidence ♪

She made my feeling good all day ; )!!!thanks.

 

 

See ya!!

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6/23 yolis & Juna  @Jiyugaoka hiphen

 

7/1 Juna Serita Band @ 下北沢RPM

 

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rec.

 

 

 

 

Hey guys!! I’m a bass guitar player Juna Serita!!!

 

Today I had a recording from early morning ! 10:30 AM, which means I left home at 8 :30 AM. How healthy life ,isn’t it !? lol

 This time I played with the  badass drummer called Daichi san who always plays with the most popular artists in Japan like Ayumi Hamasaki /EXILE / Yuna Ito / Lisa / and so on.

 

I’m so happy that I could play with him , appreciate for this opportunity !  

That was maybe within two hours or something  but I learned a lot from his drumming , such as how to groove in the song / attitude /  etc..

 

I really enjoyed it!  I’m really looking forward to listening to the end result !! 

Recently I’m getting some recordings , So  I was thinking  I should make “works ” page on my website .

It’ll be when I have time tho… : )

See ya!!

 

 

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6/23 yolis & Juna  @Jiyugaoka hiphen

 

7/1 Juna Serita Band @ 下北沢RPM

 

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long day

 

 

 

Hey guys !! I’m a bass guitar player Juna Serita!!

This morning I was jamming at a studio in Shinjuku with this funny guy called Mark .

It was our first time to jam but that was perfect !lol

We’ll do it again !! That was such a funny time .lol

 

And after that I went to see this show !!

I know PENGUIN well !! I used to play with them as another act .

And the bass player introduced the guitar player called Jun Sumida who plays in September 6 .

I really enjoyed both two bands !!

Probably I’ll play wth Jun Sumida in near future . I saw his playing first time but that was amazing !!

Penguin is so entertainers as usual !!!

 

 

After the show I went to see my friend’s performance  to Hilton Hotel in Shinjuku .

That was …. very nice atmosphere , I was a little worried my fashion is  decent or not …lol

I was gonna only listen to their playing , but the drummer Alex let me sit in !  We jammed  Chameleon .

member

Keyboard & Vocal : Silvère Rhodes

Bass :Juna Serita

Drums: Alex Dale

 

That was incredible !! I do love this keyboard player ‘s phrase ,and he is not only a keyboard player  but also dope vocalist !! And my friend Alex leads me , appreciate !

 

That was kinda long day, but I really enjoyed everything !!

Thanks for the nice day everyone !

 

 

See ya!

 

 

 

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6/23 yolis & Juna  @Jiyugaoka hiphen

 

7/1 Juna Serita Band @ 下北沢RPM

 

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Akane Tajima @ Shimokitazawa club 251

 

 

 

Hey guys !! I’m a bass guitar player Juna Serita !!

 

Today I performed at Shimokitazawa club 251 for Akane Tajima as a backup-musician .

Member :

Vocal&flute Akane Tajima
Gt&Cho Kenta Kato
Ba&Cho Juna Serita
Dr. Takuro Yoshida

This is my first time to have a gig with these members .

I used to perform with a pianist and drummer for Akane .
So this time , feels like  kinda rock band more than before .

I have lots backing vocal sections too while playing the bass guitar  . Sometimes a little complicated but it’s beautiful melodies . I’m so inspired by her sense as a creator .

I’ll have a gig with her in July again , and also I’ll have recording for her new albums this month .

It’s exciting ; )!

See ya !!

 

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6/23 yolis & Juna  @Jiyugaoka hiphen

 

7/1 Juna Serita Band @ 下北沢RPM

 

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