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Toshiko Akiyoshi

Toshiko Akiyoshi

Toshiko Akiyoshi

Toshiko Akiyoshi has been played on NTS shows including If Music, with Memory first played on 28 April 2017.

Toshiko Akiyoshi is a Japanese American jazz pianist, composer/arranger and bandleader. Among a very few successful female instrumentalists of her generation in jazz, she is also recognized as a major figure in jazz composition.

Toshiko Akiyoshi was born in Manchuria, China, and was considering a career in medicine when her family returned to live in Japan. "Japan was still heavily occupied then, and our resort city of Beppu was flooded with soldiers. One day I happened to pass one of the many dance halls that were set...

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