Keiko Matsui and Akiko Yano perform together at The Global Salon: Japan
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
As part of The Greene Space's Global Salon series, the audience was treated to an exclusive duet by Keiko Matsui and Akiko Yano. Keiko Matsui is an icon of contemporary jazz. With nearly 1.2 million units sold in the U.S. alone and packed concert halls, she is one of the most recognized artists in the genre. Her elegant piano melodies and gentle jazz grooves have enormous appeal.
Akiko Yano, a Japanese pop singer, has recorded with Pat Metheny, Thomas Dolby, The Chieftains, and The Yellow Magic Orchestra. Her singing style has been compared to contemporary English singer, Kate Bush.