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Guy Healy, Japan has been involved in music and music exchange from the early days of GHJ. We love to arrange music exchanges and music tours and to create musical opportunities abroad for all types of musicians. If you'd like more information on GHJ's music tours and music exchange programs, drop us a line. We'd be happy to discuss opportunities for your group! GHJ’s Music Involvement – Past and Present 2004 NAGASAKI GOODWILL JAZZ & GOSPEL TOUR Janet Planet, John Harmon, Tom Washatka, Tom Theabo. Sponsored by NHK Television, NBC Television, Nagasaki Newspaper. Performance included a concert at Sasebo U.S. Naval Base 2000 “NICHIBEI JAM” JAPAN TOUR (featuring The Janet Planet Trio) American jazz vocalist Janet Planet, saxophonist Tom Washatka and guitarist Tom Theabo visited Nagasaki Prefecture where they performed with the Japanese band Harbor Lights at a number of venues. The friendship tour culminated with the formation of the "Nagasaki/Fox Valley Musicians Fraternity" to promote more future music exchanges between Nagasaki and the Fox Valley in Wisconsin. 1993 NEW ORLEANS JAZZ GOODWILL TOUR (featuring Harbor Lights) Nagasaki jazz band Harbor Lights visited the birthplace of jazz New Orleans, where they performed at a number of venues including The New Orleans Jazz Festival. This goodwill tour to promote friendship between the United States and Japan received a great deal of media attention and was featured in the television documentary "Play Over the Sea!" WHAT CAN GHJ MUSIC TOURS DO FOR YOU? Let GHJ introduce your group to Japan. The southern island of Kyushu has a variety of exciting music scenes. Nagasaki in particular is a great place for jazz and blues. Is your group a school group? Come visit some great schools in Japan. Play joint concerts. Learn from each other. Widen your students' musical and cultural horizons. Have a band that wants to go international? Looking for a great way to get some concert experience, meet new contacts, share your talent? Come to Japan with GHJ. It's a great place to grow!
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2014 AC APP! The 2014 USA Summer Camp AC Application is available online now!  The RETURNEE Application is HERE.
AC Photos and Videos Check out the photos and videos past American Counselors have posted themselves.  A real look at camp!
New Internships at Guy Healy, Japan GHJ has two new ways for you to get valuable work experience in Japan.
Meet the New Nagasaki Interns Here’s a look at our Winter 2013 Interns.  We’ll post profiles of our Summer 2013 Interns when tney’re chosen.  Check back for details!
HTB’s New Maze Get a preview of the new maze HTB is building. It looks like it’s going to be a lot of fun, especially for the kids - all us kids!
IVYH Beer Garden A real outdoor beer garden! Lots of space, lots of beer, lots of fun. We’ll begin early this year, so check back often.
ZA RASUTO WAADO Funniest Commercial in a Long Time! Nisshin has a new commercial out.  It’s all about globalization and the new push in Japan for companies to use English as their main language.  It is set, however, on a battlefield, pitting Civil War era Americans against Japanese salarymen.  HILARIOUS!