Senri Oe, Senri Oe Trio, Birdland Jazz, jazz, music, concert, NYC, Japan

Senri Oe Trio at Birdland Jazz

Senri Oe Trio with Art Hoenig and Matt Clohesy Sunday, September 8 at 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 5:30 p.m.) Birdland Jazz Club – 315 W. 44th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues) Admission: $30 tale seating/$20 bar seating Brooklyn-based Japanese jazz pianist Senri Oe will premiere the Senri Oe Trio at Birdland Jazz. The trio, featurug drummer Ari Hoenig and bassist Matt Clohesy, will … Continue reading Senri Oe Trio at Birdland Jazz
Yoko Reikano Kimura, Marty Regan, Bargemusic, shamisen, music, concert, traditional Japanese instruments, Brooklyn

Shamisen Virtuoso Yoko Reikano Kimura to Perform at Bargemusic’s Here and Now Labor Day Festival

Yoko Reikano Kimura at Here and Now Labor Day Festival Friday, August 30 at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, August 31 at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, September 1 at 4:00 p.m. Bargemusic – 1 Water Street, Brooklyn Admission: $35/$30 Seniors/$20 Students and Children under 16 Acclaimed koto and shamisen player Yoko Reikano Kimura will be among several musicians performing at Bargemusic during the holiday weekend. For this concert, Kimura … Continue reading Shamisen Virtuoso Yoko Reikano Kimura to Perform at Bargemusic’s Here and Now Labor Day Festival
Monday Michiru, Joe's Pub, NYC, Japan, jazz, concert, music

Monday Michiru Birthday Live at Joe’s Pub

Monday Michiru Birthday Live at Joe’s Pub Friday, August 30 at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Joe’s Pub – 425 Lafayette Street Admission: $18 Monday Michiru, so named to reflect both her Japanese and American-Italian heritages, started her music endeavors by studying classical flute. Later, she expanded to singing and songwriting. She is the daughter of famed jazz musicians Toshiko Akiyoshi and Charlie … Continue reading Monday Michiru Birthday Live at Joe’s Pub
Erika Matsuo, Jazz at Kitano, jazz, The Kitano Hotel, Japan, NYC, music, concert

ERIKA MATSUO Quintet at Jazz at Kitano

ERIKA MATSUO Quintet Thursday, August 29 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Jazz at Kitano – 66 Park Avenue (at E. 38th Street) Cover: $18 with a $20 minimum for food and beverage Jazz at Kitano hosts New York-based Japanese jazz singer Erika Matsuo for two sets. Matsuo burst onto the international jazz scene in 2010 with her self-produced album Obsession, a sensual sojourn through … Continue reading ERIKA MATSUO Quintet at Jazz at Kitano
Taka Kigawa, Beethoven, piano sonatas, (le) Poisson Rouge, NYC, Japan, concert, recital, music, classical music

Taka Kigawa to Play Beethoven’s Late Piano Sonatas at (le) Poisson Rouge

Taka Kigawa Plays Beethoven—Late Piano Sonatas Monday, August 26 at 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.) (le) Poisson Rouge – 158 Bleecker Street (between Thompson and Sullivan Streets) Admission: Table seating $25 in advance/$30 day of show; Standing room $20 in advance/$25 day of show Critically acclaimed concert pianist Taka Kigawa will present a solo recital at (le) Poisson Rouge, performing the late piano … Continue reading Taka Kigawa to Play Beethoven’s Late Piano Sonatas at (le) Poisson Rouge