Blue Note At Home livestream series presents acclaimed pianist Yoko Miwa in concert on Tuesday, June 23

Japanese-born pianist and Yamaha artist Yoko Miwa will perform on Tuesday, June 23 at 6 p.m. EDT as part of the Blue Note at Home Livestream Series.

Miwa joins an impressive roster of artists in the series, including the legendary Ron Carter, Joey DeFrancesco, Michel Camilo, Nicholas Payton, Wayne Escoffery, and Avishai Cohen.

To watch the livestream, visit the Blue Note NYC Facbook page and click play on the stream, which will be visible on the main page. See you then!

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Internationally acclaimed pianist/composer Yoko Miwa is one of the most powerful and compelling performers on the scene today. Her trio – with its remarkable telepathy and infectious energy – has brought audiences to their feet worldwide. Her 2019 release Keep Talkin’ earned wide acclaimA 2017 DownBeat feature referenced her “impressive technique and…tuneful lyricism that combines an Oscar Peterson-ish hard swing with Bill Evans-like introspection.”A favorite of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Miwa was chosen to play on “Marian McPartland & Friends,” part of the Coca Cola Generations in Jazz Festival. She was also chosen to perform at Lincoln Center’s annual Jazz and Leadership Workshop for The National Urban League’s Youth Summit.

Miwa also appears regularly at New York’s famed Blue Note Jazz Club and has performed and/or recorded with a wide range of jazz greats including Sheila Jordan, Slide Hampton, Arturo Sandoval, George Garzone, Jon Faddis, Jerry Bergonzi, Esperanza Spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington, Kevin Mahogany, John Lockwood and Johnathan Blake among others.

Miwa is a Yamaha Pianos Artist, JVC Victor Entertainment recording artist, and Boston Phoenix Best Music Poll winner.

4 stars “Yoko Miwa’s ebullient Keep Talkin’ showcases the drive and lyricism of a pianist and composer at home in bebop, gospel, pop and classical…a beautifully constructed album.” – Carlo Wolff, DownBeat

“Yoko Miwa displays unpretentious melodies, elegant phrasing, and the lyrical sensibility
of a jazz poet.”
 – Jazziz

“Really inventive… a jaw-dropping degree of technique…” -– J.D. Considine, JazzTimes

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