Archive for May, 2010

All About Jazz

Friday, May 21st, 2010

The arrival of Yoko Miwa’s Fadeless Flower brings a new jazz pianist to the table. Originally from Kobe, Japan, she studied piano with the father of Makoto Ozone, who burst onto the jazz scene in the 1980s when he took over the piano chair of the Gary Burton Quartet. Although Miwa originally studied classical piano, she shifted towards jazz studies first at the Koyo Conservatory of Music and then, on a scholarship, at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. She has worked with vocalist Kevin Mahogany and her debut album In The Mist of Time was issued in 2001 on Tokuma.
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