Erika Matsuo, Erika Matsuo Quintet, Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3, Rockwood, NYC, Japan, jazz

ERIKA MATSUO Quintet to Perform at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3 🗓 🗺

ERIKA MATSUO Quintet Sunday, December 16 from 8:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3 – 185 Orchard Street (between E. Houston and Stanton Streets) Admission: $15 cover (two-drink minimum) New York-based Japanese jazz singer Erika Matsuo burst onto the international jazz scene in 2010 with her self-produced album Obsession, a sensual sojourn through American, Brazilian, and original songs, which was hailed by … Continue reading ERIKA MATSUO Quintet to Perform at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3 🗓 🗺
Umetsugu Inoue, Nikkatsu, films, Japanese cinema, Japan Society, Japan, NYC, Yujiro Ishihara, jazz

Japan Society to Celebrate Filmmaker Umetsugu Inoue 🗓 🗺

Umetsugu Inoue: Japan’s Music Man Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16 Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $14/$11 seniors and students/$10 Japan Society members This weekend Japan Society presents three of Nikkatsu’s newly subtitled, full-color classics by prolific and versatile filmmaker Umetsugu Inoue. Inoue worked across a wide range of genres throughout his long career and made … Continue reading Japan Society to Celebrate Filmmaker Umetsugu Inoue 🗓 🗺
Toshiko Akiyoshi, Carnegie Hall, NYC, Japan, jazz, jazz pianist, jazz musician, Lew Tabackin, 88, beiju

Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88 🗓 🗺

Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88 Tuesday, November 27 from 8:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall – W. 57th Street and 7th Avenue Admission: $60 In Japanese culture, one’s 88th birthday is a cause for celebration known as “beiju,” which literally means “rice age.” The kanji for rice, which looks like this: 米, resembles a mashup of the characters for … Continue reading Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88 🗓 🗺
Erika Matsuo, jazz, NYC, Japan, Blue Note Jazz Club, Blue Note, brunch

East Meets West Brunch: Erika Matsuo Sextet at Blue Note Jazz Club 🗓 🗺

East Meets West Brunch: Erika Matsuo Sextet – Autumn Reflections – Sunday, November 25 at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Blue Note Jazz Club New York – 131 W. 3rd Street (between 6th Avenue and MacDougal Street) Admission: $39.50 (includes brunch, music, and a drink) New York-based Japanese jazz singer Erika Matsuo returns to Blue Note Jazz Club for her seventh time, performing two brunch … Continue reading East Meets West Brunch: Erika Matsuo Sextet at Blue Note Jazz Club 🗓 🗺
Erika Matsuo, jazz, Jazz at Kitano, The Kitano Hotel New York, NYC, Japan, music, concert

ERIKA MATSUO Sextet at Jazz at Kitano 🗓 🗺

ERIKA MATSUO Sextet  Thursday, August 30 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Jazz at Kitano – 66 Park Avenue at E. 38th Street Admission: $18 cover ($20 minimum food and drink) Jazz at Kitano hosts New York-based Japanese jazz singer Erika Matsuo for two sets. Joining Matsuo will be Jorge Continentino on saxophone and flute, Helio Alves on piano, Juancho Herrera Rey on guitar, Leo Traversa on bass, … Continue reading ERIKA MATSUO Sextet at Jazz at Kitano 🗓 🗺