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Migiwa Miyajima

Migiwa “Miggy” Miyajima is a jazz composer and leader of the passionately swinging 17-piece Miggy Augmented Orchestra, which released its ArtistShare debut Colorful in 2018. With this group she brings her life experience to bear on music that evokes natural beauty and a deep appreciation of our shared humanity. She has been named 2020 New York City’s Women’s Fund For Media, Music and Theatre recipient and one of 60 inaugural recipients of the Jerome Foundation’s 2019 Jerome Hill Artist Fellowships as well as a 2015 finalist for the BMI Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize. She has also served as associate producer and conductor of Slide Hampton’s big band, and was the Japanese representative of the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, for which she associate-produced the Grammy-nominated albums Forever Lasting: Live in Tokyo and Over Time: Music of Bob Brookmeyer

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Migiwa Miyajima: Colorful

Read "Colorful" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Un nuovo debutto si aggiunge al ricco movimento di rinascita orchestrale cresciuto negli Stati Uniti nell'ultimo decennio. Che la bandleader sia donna e giapponese non è una novità (la via è stata aperta da Toshiko Akiyoshi oltre 60 anni fa ed oggi è tracciata originalmente da Miho Hazama) ma va segnalata la singolarità del suo percorso ...

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Miggy Augmented Orchestra U.S. Debut Of "Colorful" This Sunday At Birdland On September 30th - Reserve Now!

Miggy Augmented Orchestra U.S. Debut Of "Colorful" This Sunday At Birdland On September 30th - Reserve Now!

U.S. Debut for Colorful This Sunday at Birdland September 30th Reserve Now! 17-Piece Orchestra Miggy Augmented Orchestra Sunday, September 30th Birdland 315 W. 44th St. New York, NY 11036 6:00pm. $30 Miggy Augmented Orchestra New Release Colorful on ...


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