https://bpl.bibliocommons.com/events/6290cea6d9db29943d29cb30 Boston Public Library: McKim Building Courtyard
700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116
Hidemi Akaiwa is a Japanese pianist/composer/MicroJammer. At the age of 30, she shifted from a successful, corporate career to jazz music. She is attending Berklee College of Music as a full scholarship recipient participating in the Global Jazz Institute, the Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice, the Planet MicroJam Institute, and Berklee Interdiscipline Arts Institute, having had the privilege to study with world-class musicians Danilo Perez, Kenny Werner, Terri Lyne Carrington, Kris Davis, Billy Childs, David Fiuczynski, and many others. Her passion is to create a new art form infusing the tenets of Japanese Zen with the sounds of jazz and contemporary classical music with microtones. You could enjoy her playing with full of creativity and aesthetic beyond genres in the world. You could also follow her on Instagram.
This concert is presented in partnership by the Boston Public Library and the Berklee College of Music as part of BPL's Concerts in the Courtyard series sponsored by Bank of America. Registration is not required but seating is first come, first served. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be moved indoors.
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