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Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88 at Carnegie Hall
Tuesday November 27, 2018, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Toshiko Akiyoshi, Piano
Lew Tabackin, Tenor Sax, Flute, and Piccolo
Yasushi Nakamura, Bass
Mark Taylor, Drums
This performance features jazz composer, arranger, bandleader, and pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi in her 88th year, a milestone (“beiju” in Japan) that calls for a celebration. Named NEA Jazz Master in 2007, Akiyoshi is the first woman to win DownBeat Magazine’s Best Arranger and Composer award and has received 14 Grammy nominations.