Tag: jazz piano

Note by Note

If you read From Key to Ear, you know what happens in the piano when Yoko strikes a key. Have you wondered what happens when a piano hammer strikes a string? Three factors affect how the strings (also called piano wire) associated with a particular key produce the note, and a series of balances and…
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Yoko to Score a Film

Have you ever had a project that started out small, but then the more you worked with it, the bigger and better it got? That’s kind of what happened with Yoko’s involvement in the upcoming film Midlife. Midlife is an independent film written and directed by Greg Travis. He is also the star, and has…
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Yoko Miwa Trio at Thelonious Monkfish this Sunday

This Sunday, June 30, at noon, the Yoko Miwa Trio will be playing at the Asian-fusion restaurant Theolonious Monkfish in Central Square, Cambridge. The restaurant’s slogan is “jazz for the palate,” but on weekends, they like to bring in some jazz for the ears as well. The tone of the menu at Thelonious Monkfish is…
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