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Yayoi Ikawa

  • Rendall Memorial Presbyterian Church 59 West 137th Street New York, NY, 10037 United States (map)

Born in Tokyo, Japan, but raised musically in New York, pianist/composer/educator, Yayoi Ikawa is an experience in ingenuity and compassion. Being exposed to the diverse music scene in New York, Yayoi plays Jazz, Gospel, R&B, Hip-Hop, Classical, African, and Caribbean music. Using music as a powerful communication tool, Yayoi strives to lift up humanity through understanding and encouraging herself and others. After a Nippon Crown release of “Angel Eyes” in 2004, she self-produced “Color of Dreams” displaying her original compositions. In 2008, Yayoi started “The Bridge Project” to create musical dialogue between different cultures. Yayoi has worked with Reggie Workman, Michael Carvin, Howard Johnson, Michal Urbaniak, Salim Washington, Emeline Michel, James Germain, Daniel Bernard Roumain, the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, The Meditations, Kaissa, Blitz the Ambassador, St Paul Baptist Church in Montclair NJ, the International Jazz and the Dance Academy in Slovenia and more. Her musical activities can be seen on www.yayoiikawa.net

Featuring:

Tivon Pennicott – tenor sax
Ricky Rodriguez - bass
Daniel Dor - drums
Yayoi Ikawa – piano/composition

1st set: Noon - 12:45pm (15 min break) 2nd Set: 1:00pm - 1:45pm

House doors open at 11:30am

Price: $15

Earlier Event: October 16
Breathe
Later Event: October 21
Craig Harris Featuring Tony Malaby