REVIEW: Miki Yamanaka ‘Stairway to the Stars’ – Jazziz

November 2, 2021Press Reel, Reviews

By Jazziz Like many recording projects slated for 2020, pianist Miki Yamanaka’s fourth session as a leader was changed from a live club date to the safer, minimally staffed surroundings of a home studio.  And while the club’s audience certainly would have elicited greater excitement, this eight-song set of six standards and two originals is … Read More

PODCAST: #55 Miki Yamanaka – Bite-Size Jazz

November 1, 2021Press Reel, Reviews

By Stephanie Steele, Bite-Size Jazz “Listen to the full interview to learn more about Miki Yamanaka’s music and experience as a musician in New York. She opens about moving to New York, becoming fluent in both English and music, the tough love she received at jam sessions and now dishes out as the host, which … Read More

NOVEMBER 2021: Asaf Yuria & Henry Cole on Best of Jazz

November 1, 2021Press Reel, Reviews

By Paul, Best of Jazz What should you expect in Jazz this month? This is our November 2021 Selection of albums that have already been released or have yet to be released this month (What to Wait For?). These albums got our full attention and should be worth your time. Read more here.