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There’s still time to give the gift of music! And still chances to hear Yoko this month!

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Have you waited till the last minute to do your Christmas shopping? Never fear, jazz is here!

Yoko’s CD and downloads make a great gift, one your friends and family can appreciate over and over again.


CDs AND DOWNLOADS

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Yoko Miwa Trio: Live at Scullers Jazz Club
Named one of the best CDs of 2011 by Jazz Times
BUY IT

Check out Yoko’s other CDs, too:
In the Mist of Time
Fadeless Flower
Canopy of Stars
…all available here: http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/YokoMiwa

Looking for a rare gift? Check out the trio’s Act Naturally – available only in Japan or via Amazon.
BUY IT


LIVE SHOWS!

BUT WAIT, THERE’S MORE! There are plenty of chances to hear Yoko in December, including a show in drummer Scott Goulding’s hometown of Chambersburg, PA, on Dec. 20. And start your New Year’s Eve off right by hearing the trio at Les Zygomates from 5:30-9:30.

The list:

Stay tuned for news about an exciting NYC show in January!

Looking for a perfect Christmas gift? Give the gift of music!

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Happy holidays from all of us at YokoMiwa.com! If you’re wondering what to get the jazz lover on your list, why not give them music? Yoko’s CD and downloads make a great gift, one your friends and family can appreciate over and over again.

yokomiwatrio
Yoko Miwa Trio: Live at Scullers Jazz Club
Named one of the best CDs of 2011 by Jazz Times
BUY IT

Check out Yoko’s other CDs, too:
In the Mist of Time
Fadeless Flower
Canopy of Stars
…all available here: http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/YokoMiwa

Looking for a rare gift? Check out the trio’s Act Naturally – available only in Japan or via Amazon.
BUY IT

December shows!

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

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There are plenty of chances to hear Yoko in December, including a show in drummer Scott Goulding’s hometown of Chambersburg, PA, on Dec. 20. And start your New Year’s Eve off right by hearing the trio at Les Zygomates from 5:30-9:30.

The list:

Stay tuned for news about an exciting NYC show in January!

A holiday recipe from Yoko

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Happy Holidays!

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Here’s a simple recipe for Japanese fried chicken that everyone seems to love. I always make it around the holidays. Sometimes I use tofu instead of chicken and it’s also very tasty!

Chicken Kara Age
(Japanese style fried chicken)

chicken kara age Chicken 250- 300g (chicken thigh cut into 2-3″ size pieces)
Marinate 3-24 hours in a ziplock or tupperware inside refrigerator
Marinade ingredients:
Soy sauce 1 tablespoon
Mirin 1 tablespoon
Sake 2 tablespoon
Garlic 1-2 cloves minced
Ginger 1 tablespoon minced
Green onion 1-2 finely chopped
Black Pepper 1 pinch

Remove chicken pieces from marinade and coat lightly with flour before deep frying.

Photo’s from Yoko’s sold-out show at Scullers

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Yoko played another sold-out show at Scullers on Nov. 13 — her sixth straight year selling out the club. Thanks to Caroline Alden for these wonderful pictures. And thanks to everyone who came, including Boston jazz radio luminary Eric Jackson!

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Yoko returns to Scullers TOMORROW and tickets are almost gone!

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

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Yoko has sold out Scullers for five straight years, and this year is about to sell out, too. So don’t delay, get your tickets today for tomorrow’s show!

We’re giving away a CD each day until the Scullers show!

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

yokomiwatrio As we hope you know by now, Yoko is returning to Scullers Jazz Club on November 13 at 8 pm for what to expect will be another sold-out show. You can get your tickets here.

To celebrate this upcoming show, we’re giving away a copy of Yoko’s Live At Scullers Jazz Club CD every day between now and November 13. To enter, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Each day we’ll post something in one place or the other for you to share or retweet. The first person to do so will win that day’s CD. Please note that we can only accept winners in the US, for shipping reasons.

Good luck!

Three views of a secret: Yoko plays the Beatles

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

We thought it might be interesting to let you watch the band play the same tune over the years. Here’s Yoko’s version of “Golden Slumbers” from the Beatles’ Abbey Road.

First, from Kyoto, Japan in 2007:

Next, we jump forward to 2009 and a live performance at Sculler’s in Boston:

And finally, a version from 2013 with Rebecca Parris at the Shalin Liu Performance Center:

VIDEO: Yoko returns to Sculler’s on Nov. 13!

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

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Yoko has sold out Scullers for five straight years, and this year will likely sell out, too. So don’t delay, get your tickets today!

Have you explored Yoko’s website?

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

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Welcome to YokoMiwa.com! If you haven’t yet explored the site, take a few minutes to look around.

Videos

We just completely updated the Video page with performances from the trio’s shows at the Blue Note earlier this year and at Sculler’s in 2012. You’ll also find videos from Japan, a testimonial from jazz singing giant Sheila Jordan, and a whole lot more.

Photos

Visit our Photos page for shots of the trio in action, Yoko as a solo pianist, and other photos taken by many talented photographers.

Electronic Press Kit

Want to get to know Yoko and the trio? The quickest way is through out electronic press kit, which you can view here:

Shows

Yoko is performing constantly as both a solo pianist and with the trio. Find out when she’ll be in your area by visiting the Shows page.

More!

And that’s just the beginning. Click on the any of the links above or on the right side of the page to explore the site. Thanks for visiting!


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