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Mario & Zelda Big Band Live Concert

by Desmond Gaban - July 10, 2003, 9:25 pm PDT
Total comments: 5 Source: Nintendo

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.

  • Talkback

    cubedcinder128July 10, 2003

    Dang it!!! Sounds like it'll be one heck of a concert. I wish I lived in Japan, though... face-icon-small-mad.gif

    dafunkk12July 10, 2003

    ::crosses fingers:: Please release a CD....

    ssj4_androidJuly 12, 2003

    So, the tickets cost around $32. Anyone willing to sneak a recorder in there? face-icon-small-wink.gif

    PIACJuly 13, 2003

    face-icon-small-shocked.gif i would give anything to be there! ANYTHING! *explodes*

    ThePermJuly 13, 2003

    maybe it will come in the next Nintendo Power!

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