Yoko Miwa

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Who’s on First?

Please follow and like us:I found out that I’m the second Japanese female in the history of Berklee to teach on the piano faculty, the first was Toshiko Akiyoshi – I was surprised to find out many did not know her! Here she is in 1958, wow! If you didn’t[…]

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Newest Yoko Miwa Trio CD is Live on October 17

Please follow and like us:We’re very excited! Yoko is set to release her fifth CD, Live at Scullers Jazz Club on October 17. The eight songs were recorded at last year’s sold-out Scullers show. It includes three originals, including the popular “Mr. B.G.,” Yoko’s tribute to piano great Benny Green.[…]

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Historic Piano Night at Dizzy’s at Lincoln Center

Please follow and like us:September 19, 2011 (click on a photo to enlarge) Meeting and listening to the improvisations of the legendary Marian McPartland (93 years old). Seeing her sit across from her portrait in the famous Harlem 1958 photo by Art Kane (she was one of the very few[…]

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