Erika Matsuo Quintet
Wednesday, January 25 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Jazz at Kitano – 66 Park Avenue (at E. 38th Street)
Admission: $17 (+ $20 minimum food and drink per person)
New York-based Japanese jazz vocalist Erika Matsuo is having a birthday bash at Jazz at Kitano. Joining her are Keita Ogawa on percussion, Art Hirahara on piano, Juancho Herrera on guitar, and Boris Kozlov on bass.
Matsuo arrived in New York in 2000, recorded and performed with jazz pianist Yusuke Hirado, earned a BFA in jazz voice at City College of New York, and self-produced her debut album, Obsession.
Reservations are recommended for Matsuo’s 8:00 p.m. set; call The Kitano at 212.885.7119.