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The Yoko Miwa Trio: Fadeless Flower

Read "Fadeless Flower" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

If the music is the arbiter then the title Fadeless Flower is an apt one. Yoko Miwa has filled it with compositions that are not only drenched in melody but also give the performers a chance to open them and let them bloom. She has the perfect complements in Greg Loughman on bass and Scott Goulding ...

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Yoko Miwa Trio: Fadeless Flower

Read "Fadeless Flower" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Like so many jazz pianists, Yoko Miwa began her musical journey in classical music; and to jazz she brings the nuance, subtley and a forthright beauty engendered in her early studies. Miwa's right hand creates sparkling rivulets inside the rhythmic flow on songs like “In My Heart" and the disc's title tune, “Fadeless Flower," both compelling ...

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The Yoko Miwa Trio: Fadeless Flower

Read "Fadeless Flower" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

The arrival of Yoko Miwa's Fadeless Flower brings a new jazz pianist to the table. Originally from Kobe, Japan, she studied piano with the father of Makoto Ozone, who burst onto the jazz scene in the 1980s when he took over the piano chair of the Gary Burton Quartet. Although Miwa originally studied classical piano, she ...