"...a miracle of a pianist who used every keyboard convention and invention available to enhance the expressiveness of the whole group." All About Jazz
YOICHI UZEKI is a perennial collaborator with countless major artists, including Cecil Bridgewater, Ornette Coleman, Oliver Lake, Alex Blake, Pharoah Sanders, Vanessa Rubin, and Najee. The Tokyo native continued his education in New York City and is currently on faculty at CUNY. He is a recipient of the Sir Roland Hanna Award, and currently has projects ranging from trio to big band formats, in the U.S. and Japan.
This concert is supported by the Embassy of Japan.