Nintendo Game Music Live!: livestream recordings

During the Nintendo Switch Experience 2017 event in Japan, on January 14th and January 15th, visitors could enjoy the Nintendo Game Music Live!. Those are live musical performances by the Nintendo Special Rock Band and Nintendo Special Big Band, featuring arrangements of music tracks from several Nintendo games.

In this post, you will find our own recordings of the live performances (to be replaced by the official recordings from Nintendo, once available), in case you missed it yourself (or simply want to watch it again).

The first performance was by the Nintendo Special Rockband, and they played the following tracks:

  • Splatoon (Splattack!, Seaskape)
  • Xenoblade Chronicles (Mechanical Rhythm, You Will Know Our Names)
  • Mario Kart 8 (Big Blue / F-Zero, Excitebike Arena, DS Wario Stadium, Bowser’s Castle, Electrodrome)
  • Splatoon 2 (Ink-oming, by Wet Floor, the game’s main theme)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vNx0u5c4n4

The second live performance was once again by the Nintendo Special Rockband. Unfortunately, they played more or less the same tracks as during the first one:

  • Splatoon (Splattack!, Friend List)
  • Xenoblade Chronicles (Mechanical Rhythm, You Will Know Our Names)
  • Mario Kart 8 (Big Blue / F-Zero, Excitebike Arena, DS Wario Stadium, Bowser’s Castle, Electrodrome)
  • Splatoon 2 (Ink-oming, by Wet Floor, the game’s main theme)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qM_FnlMCkdE

The third performance for the Nintendo Special Rock Band had more or less the same tracks as the previous two:

  • Splatoon (Splattack!, High Tide Era)
  • Xenoblade Chronicles (Mechanical Rhythm, You Will Know Our Names)
  • Mario Kart 8 (Big Blue / F-Zero, Excitebike Arena, DS Wario Stadium, Bowser’s Castle, Electrodrome)
  • Splatoon 2 (Ink-oming, by Wet Floor, the game’s main theme)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2XRYyFzSxg

As for the Nintendo Special Big Band, they played the following tracks:

  • Donkey Kong medley
  • Kirby medley
  • Animal Crossing medley
  • The Legend of Zelda medley
  • Pokémon medley
  • Fire Emblem medley
  • Super Mario medley

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28IsanbRZQs

Finally, here’s the list of artists for those Nintendo Game Music Live! performances:

Nintendo Special Big Band

  • Bass & Keyboard: SASAJI Masanori
  • Bass: KAWASAKI Teppei
  • Drums: OOTSUKI “Kalta” Hidenori
  • Guitar: HIJIKATA Takayuki
  • Percussion: Carlos KANNO
  • Trumpet: Eric MIYASHIRO
  • Trumpet: NISHIMURA Kouji
  • Trumpet: OKUMURA Akira
  • Trumpet: NIIDA Hitomi
  • Trombone: NAKAGAWA Eijirou
  • Trombone:  MURATA Youichi
  • Trombone: HANDA Nobuhide
  • Bass Trombone: NONOSHITA Kouichi
  • Alto Sax: KONDOU Kazuhiko
  • Alto Sax: TERACHI Miho
  • Tenor Sax: IHARA Ryouji
  • Tenor Sax: TAKENO Masakuni
  • Baritone Sax: YAMAMOTO Takuo

Nintendo Special Rock Band

  • Arrange: OOYAMA Tetsuya
  • Drums:KADO Shuntarou
  • Bass: TABOKUN
  • Guitar: Koei”CO-K”Takafumi
  • Guitar: AYUMU
  • Keyboard: ODA Tomomi

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