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Yoko Miwa Trio: Canopy of Stars

Read "Canopy of Stars" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

Born in Kobe, Japan but now a Boston area resident, pianist Yoko Miwa offers up another tasty collection of originals for her third release. She is accompanied by her longstanding trio of bassist Massimo Biolcati and drummer Scott Goulding, drums with bassist Bronek Suchanek subbing on two tracks.

In a typically interesting series of ...


Yoko Miwa: Canopy of Stars

Read "Canopy of Stars" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Japanese-born, Boston-based pianist Yoko Miwa follows up her 2004 release, Fadeless Flower (Polystar Records) with A Canopy of Stars, building on her crisply incisive percussive approach that bubbles with warm melodies and an array of colors, whether on the bright Brazilian-flavored opener, “La Estacion," or the melancholic, dark-hued “Solitude," which features bassist Bronek Suchenek bowing the ...