Tokyo based radio broadcaster Guy Perryman interviews movers and shakers in global entertainment and creative business about their projects, life journey and the power of music, all from the perspective of being in Japan.
Reg Clark - Rugby Business Owner
A conversation with Reg Clark – a true bridge between the UK and Japan through rugby since the 1970’s, owner of Rhino rugby training equipment and sportswear, and in 2023 recipient of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays for services to rugby in Japan. Clark talks passionately about how the sport has benefited UK-Japan relations, how team sports can benefit our daily lives, and with compassion about sharing the Order of the Rising Sun with his late Japanese best friend.
Johnny Orlando - Musician / Actor
A conversation with Johnny Orlando – pop star, actor and voice actor who was in Tokyo in November 2023 for a one night show to kick off his Asia tour. Orlando talks with excitement about being in Japan for the first time and openly about the power of music to heal broken hearts and mental health issues.
Brian Auger - Keyboardist
A conversation with Brian Auger - Hammond keyboardist and composer, who has performed with legends and created legendary rock, soul, funk, R&B, and jazz inspired music and been called “the inventor of the Acid Jazz sound”. Chatting online between LA and Tokyo in July 2023 Auger shares stories from his incredible musical journey starting in the UK, including the highs and the lows all with a ray of California sunshine and a hearty laugh.
Kitty, Daisy & Lewis - Musicians
A conversation with Kitty, Daisy & Lewis – siblings who play an array of instruments and create snazzy bluesy music who were in Japan for shows in Tokyo , Osaka and Asagiri Jam festival in October 2023. The three chat about performing at the "biblical" foot of Mt Fuji, sibling rivalry and chilli peppers!!
Rega Dauna - Musician
A conversation with Rega Dauna - harmonica playing virtuoso who performed at the Java Jazz Festival in his home country Indonesia at the age of 13, and has been on the stage at Ronnie Scott’s in London with Bluey from Incognito’s side project Citrus Sun who were in Japan for live shows at Blue Note Tokyo in July 2023. Dauna talks (in his first ever English interview!) with great energy about why he loves harmonica, and emotionally about how the power of music helped him through a lonely time as a teen.
Sulene Fleming - Singer
A conversation with Sulene Fleming - soulful singer who has featured on a vast array of soul, funk and house tracks and live shows including with my radio show regulars Stone Foundation, The Brand New Heavies, Incognito and Citrus Sun , who were in Japan for live shows at Blue Note Tokyo in July 2023. A ray of sunshine herself Fleming shares what she loves about singing and performing live plus enjoying quiet moments in life with a musical family.