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Kyoko Oyobe

KYOKO OYOBE pianist, composer, arranger The Japanese-born pianist, composer Kyoko Oyobe has been a mainstay in the New York jazz scene since 2005. She started playing piano at the age of four. At the age of 17 her mother started inviting famous Japanese musicians, such as Terumasa Hino to give concerts at their home. At the age of 19 she was greatly inspired by a live performance of Kensaku Tanikawa and began playing jazz piano. In 2000 she started traveling to New York. She studied under Frank Hewitt, Jean Michel Pilc and Gil Coggins. In October 2005 she moved to New York and it didn’t take long for Kyoko to make her mark

Happy Silence

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2016
Track listing: Milestones 2014; I Like Potato Chips...; How About You; Another Day Will Come; Portrait of a Girl; Duomo 2012; Sweet & Lovely; Bigo 13th; Happy Silence; Udon; The Fattest Cat in N.Y.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Kyoko Oyobe: Happy Silence

Read "Happy Silence" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Molto attiva nei club di New York, la pianista giapponese guida da un paio d'anni un quartetto che in questo CD è nella formazione originaria, con Steve Wilson, Michael O'Brien e Matt Wilson. Dal 2014 a oggi ha avuto modo di compiere un tour in Giappone con Chris Speed ospite e il suo attuale organico è ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

The Chris Parker Trio: The Chris Parker Trio

Read "The Chris Parker Trio" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Drummer Chris Parker has a to-die-for résumé. Over the past four decades, he's worked with everybody from the The Brecker Brothers to Miles Davis and Laura Nyro to Lou Rawls, taking a genre-blind approach to drumming that continues to serve him well. As a sideman, he's made his mark time and again with a who's who ...

Cookin' At Smalls

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2010
Track listing: The Third Eye; Asian Airs; Spring Sky; The Brave One; My Pleasure!; Great Unknown; The Fattest Cat in N.Y.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Kyoko Oyobe Trio: Cookin' at Smalls

Read "Cookin' at Smalls" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Cookin' at Smalls è un live leggero e accattivante, proprio come il sushi che campeggia nella copertina del disco d'esordio di Kyoko Oyobe. La pianista giapponese, che da qualche anno ha fatto di New York la sua città d'adozione, si è concentrata sulle sue composizioni e ha confezionato un CD davvero piacevole. Tra i sette brani ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Kyoko Oyobe Trio: Cookin' At Smalls

Read "Cookin' At Smalls" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Kyoko Oyobe brings an eclectic presence to her music. As a composer, she finds inspiration in mainstream jazz to which she adds her own classical music perspective. As a pianist, she condenses her thoughts and then lays them out impressively. She does not lose her sense of place or time when doing so, and her instincts ...

Happy Silence

Label: OYOBE MUSIC
Released: 0


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