The living legend pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi(秋吉敏子)

December 18. 2016

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Last week I heard a radio program which featured two great pianist,Barry Harris and Toshiko Akiyoshi. Go here

Both pianists had one thing in common.

They developed their art under the influence of bebop great Bud Powell.

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I was very happy as a Japanese.

About Toshiko Akiyoshi, please refer to my past blog.

If you do not mind. Go here and here, here

Also I will introduce recently uploaded clips.

Here is her photograph.

Here is her interview by THE MAINICHI NEWSPAPERS(毎日新聞)

 

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