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Kuni Mikami

About Me

I was born in Tokyo,Japan and came to New York in 1975. I am the last pianist for the Lionel Hampton Orchestra, from 1991 till 2002, I toured all over U.S. and Europe with Hamp. Also I have toured with Duke Ellington Orchestra, Illinois Jaquet Orchestra, Cab Calloway Orchestra and George Gee Swing Orchestra. I am performing at major jazz clubs such as Birdland, Bluenote with my own group (Bryce Sebastien/bass, Richard Allen/drums,Stephanie Clark/vocal).In 2003 I started performing with a mime artist, Haruka as “iMIMEnation” and toured in South Asia, South America and Japan.

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