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Toshiko Akiyoshi

Marking her 60th year in jazz, the multiple Grammy(r)-nominated pianist, composer, and bandleader performs two intimate concerts with her trio as part of the annual Arts of Japan Celebration.

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Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival Award Recipient

A pianist, composer, and bandleader with "unmistakable lyrical gifts" (The New Yorker), Toshiko Akiyoshi is renowned for her bebop mastery and for infusing traditional Japanese music into bold, original arrangements. After recently retiring her internationally acclaimed New York Jazz Orchestra, the multiple Grammy(r) nominee continues to be a driving force in the jazz world, touring and recording to great critical praise. Marking her 60th year in jazz, Akiyoshi performs two intimate concerts with her trio as part of the Kennedy Center's annual Arts of Japan Celebration.
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