Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet


Toshiko Akiyoshi's unique contributions to the jazz world have evolved through a series of events that started
with a piano-loving little Japanese girl in Manchuria where she was discovered by pianist Oscar Peterson in 1952, studying at Berkeley in 1956 and a talent that brought her to prominence as an unparalleled pianist, composer and leader, today. Akiyoshi draws on Japanese musical traditions, adding hypnotic, Eastern atmosphere and swirling textures to traditional jazz figures Considered one of today’s top jazz pianists, she has received 13 Grammy nominations for her compositions and arrangements. Clinic Available

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