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#1949771 - 08/27/12 11:53 AM The Toshiko Akiyoshi Interview....
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#1950723 - 08/29/12 04:12 AM Re: The Toshiko Akiyoshi Interview.... [Re: Jake Feinberg]
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Very cool Jake. I look forward to checking it out.
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#1951208 - 08/29/12 10:03 PM The Toshiko Akiyoshi Interview.... [Re: Jake Feinberg]
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Thanks, Jake!

And to think - I have been mispronouncing her first name all these years . . .

What a facinating and colorful history she has! I was especially intrigued with her (emphatic) comment about prefering small combo performance, considering her prodigious talent for writing for, and leading her big band. HOWEVER, I do have a CD of her in a trio setting, and her playing there is much more expressive and expansive than with her big band. So, maybe it is that extra stretching to which she was referring.

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#1957699 - 09/11/12 11:57 PM Re: The Toshiko Akiyoshi Interview.... [Re: Steve Nixon]
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your very welcome Steve.....JF

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#1957701 - 09/11/12 11:59 PM Re: The Toshiko Akiyoshi Interview.... [Re: LoPresti]
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She is one of the most overtly humble individuals I have ever interviewed. You can hear her scoff when I say she was a trans formative figure in music history. Pass it on! JF

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#1980127 - 10/29/12 03:09 PM Re: The Toshiko Akiyoshi Interview.... [Re: LoPresti]
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The piano and its percussive sounds can get lost in a big band setting at times.

Originally Posted By: LoPresti
Thanks, Jake!

And to think - I have been mispronouncing her first name all these years . . .

What a facinating and colorful history she has! I was especially intrigued with her (emphatic) comment about prefering small combo performance, considering her prodigious talent for writing for, and leading her big band. HOWEVER, I do have a CD of her in a trio setting, and her playing there is much more expressive and expansive than with her big band. So, maybe it is that extra stretching to which she was referring.

Ed

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