Watch Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Team With Tomo Fujita In New Hampshire

The guest appearance from the Berklee School Of Music professor and guitarist featured a pair of originals and a Stevie Wonder cover.

By Scott Bernstein Jul 23, 2021 8:16 am PDT

Baltimore-based jam quartet Pigeons Playing Ping Pong released pro-shot video featuring Berklee School Of Music professor and guitarist Tomo Fujita‘s recent guest appearance with the band. Fujita added to a 41-minute segment that included a pair of originals and a Stevie Wonder cover at Northlands in Swanzey, New Hampshire last Friday, July 16.

The guest spot came within Pigeons’ second set in Swanzey. Fujita has sat-in with PPPP numerous times over the past few years and in New Hampshire utilized a PRS Roxy Pink Silver Sky Electric Guitar given to him by former student John Mayer. “John dropped an album today, it’s called Sob Rock,” Pigeons frontman Greg Ormont told the crowd after introducing Tomo. “We’re gonna give you a little sob funk tonight.”

Fujita first displayed his impressive skills for The Flock in Swanzey on a 24-minute version of “Lightning.” Ormont changed the song’s opening lyric from “Wyatt’s on the move” to “Tomo’s on the move” in honor of the band’s guest. “Lightning” featured multiple solos from Fujita as well as a call-and-response with PPPP lead guitarist Jeremy Schon.

Tomo also augmented Pigeons for “King Kong,” the lead single from the group’s 2020 album, Presto. The five musicians dropped a take on Stevie Wonder’s “Signed Sealed Delivered (I’m Yours)” within “King Kong” to end Fujita’s sit-in.

Check out Tomo Fujita’s latest guest appearance with Pigeons Playing Ping Pong below:

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