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Eva Kano

Eva Kano is an active American jazz vocalist/multi instrumentalist (Piano/Ukuleles/Guitars) who was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan.

She started playing the piano at the age of 4 and was trained as a chorus singer and vocalist until she graduated from high school. Eva earned a BA and MA degree in English Literature in Japan, and also a BFA degree in Jazz Performance at The City College of New York. Eva has regularly been performing in many jazz venues in New York City and Tokyo almost for 20 years.

Eva found a perfect instrument, ukulele to accompany herself when she started to work at a ukulele store, Uke Hut which is located in Long Island City, New York in summer, 2016

Album

Stories

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2020
Track listing: La Pasión; A Windy Night; Northern Lights; A Lonely Dancer; Stone Street; Madrid; Marionette; Blue Planet.

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News: Recording

Eva Kano's New Album Showcases Big Band And Diverse Influences

Eva Kano's New Album Showcases Big Band And Diverse Influences

Eva Kano is back on the scene with a brand new release titled Stories. This album is particularly special because it serves as a demonstration of her unique style and wide range of musical influences. Kano worked on the songs with passion and commitment, and as a result, listeners are left with a great piece of ...

Album

New Chapter

Label: Jazzlele Records
Released: 2017
Track listing: 1. New Chapter; 2. It Could Happen to You; 3. Singing You a Lullaby; 4. Why Don't You Do Right; 5. Boplicity; 6. Shadow; 7. Sound of Waves; 8. Stella by Starlight.

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Article: Album Review

Eva Kano: New Chapter

Read "New Chapter" reviewed by Jim Olin


Eva Kano is certainly the kind of performer who thrives in the unexpected. Her sound is not easily identifiable but she is never afraid to explore a wide variety of musical ideas, even when they might sound unorthodox or unconventional. At the core of it all, you'll find Kano's jazz sensibilities. After all, jazz is a ...


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