ShopNTS Friends
Live now

Live on 1

1
Play

Live on 2

2
Play

Live on 1

Live on 2

Toshiko Akiyoshi

NTS default image

Toshiko Akiyoshi

Toshiko Akiyoshi has been played on NTS shows including If Music, with The Village first played on 9 October 2014.

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…

tracks
MOST PLAYED TRACKS
The Village
Toshiko Akiyoshi
RCA1975
The Village
Toshiko AkiyoshiRCA1975
Discogs
Kisarazu Zinku
Toshiko Akiyoshi
Jazzman2018
Kisarazu Zinku
Toshiko AkiyoshiJazzman2018
Discogs
Memory
Toshiko Akiyoshi
Inner City Records1980
Memory
Toshiko AkiyoshiInner City Records1980
Discogs