Results for "Hiromu Aoki"
Aoki-san is originally from Osaka, Japan. He is one of Tokyo's most sought-after accompanists for vocalists. His sensitivity, timing, and rhythmic swing are hard to beat. Versatile, he plays original music, Jazz Standards, Blues, Japanese Music, all with his signature Jazz-Blues-Swinging style. I have worked with Aoki-san in Tokyo, for 20 years! As a pianist, he swings hard, is innovative; his musicality both supports and inspires fantastic performances, of all co-members of a gig. He is a long time friend and valued fellow musician. -Pamela MacCarthy
by C. Michael Bailey
Beata Pater's vocal expertise is about shape, texture and the nuance informing both. Pater's B&B Records color-inspired trilogy, Black (2006), Blue> (2011) and Red (2013) was a critically well-received series that demonstrated the singers mastery of wordless singing in a large band format, pushing the creative envelope to the edge of its capacity. Pater's self-claimed influences ...