Performer: Sumi Tonooka Title: Here Comes Kai Style: Post-Bop,Jazz Instrument,Piano Jazz Duration: 56:59 Location: Clinton Studios, New York, NY Relesed: March 28, 1991 Recording date: 1992 Rating: 4.4 Votes: 719 Other formats: ADX MP3 AU AC3 MPC VOC
Biography by Michael G. Nastos. Born on October 3, 1956 in Philadelphia, PA, modern mainstream jazz pianist Sumi Tonooka began her musical studies at age seven at the hometown Settlement Music School with Ester Cinberg and Gary Goldschneider.
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Here is a sneak audio peak of yesterday's rehearsal of my trio for our upcoming concert at Clef Club. Sat Sept 15th at 7:30) It's just an audio snippet (off my phone) of us working on feel on an original called Outside In. Thats Richard Hill on bass and Craig McIver on drums.
Sumi Tonooka (born October 3, 1956) is an American jazz pianist and composer. In 1985, Tonooka was commissioned by the Japanese American Cultural Association to write a piece based on the experiences of her mother, who was interned at Manzanar. This work, Out from the Silence, incorporates koto and shakuhachi instruments alongside standard jazz instrumentation . Here Comes Kai (Candid Records, 1993?) References. She had an African-American father and a Japanese-American mother Throughout her career, Tonooka has worked as a jazz pianist with musicians such as Kenny Burrell, Little Jimmy Scott, Sonny Fortune, Red Rodney, Benny Golson, Erica Lindsay, Odean Pope, Philly Joe Jones, Bobby Zankel and David Fathead Newman. Taking Time (Candid Records, 1991). The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz.
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Alan Bates - Executive Producer Harry Bates - Design John Coltrane - Composer Gene Curtis - Engineer Rich Dunoff - Photography Duke Ellington - Composer Yoshio Maki - Producer Lewis Nash - Drums Brian Priestley - Liner Notes Rufus Reid - Bass Billy Strayhorn - Composer Sumi Tonooka - Composer, Piano, Primary Artist