Album of the Week, 09-12-23
Miki Yamanaka – Shades of Rainbow
Cellar Music Group
Effervescent pianist Miki Yamanaka and her band bring their unique sound to the fore on their new album ‘Shades Of Rainbow’.
Recorded in Vancouver, during a memorable tour, the stellar New York based trio of Yamanaka, Tyrone Allen and Jimmy Macbride are fortified by the beautiful and unique saxophone playing of Mark Turner. Yamanaka’s eight original compositions showcase her talent, wit and feel.
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Each week, WDNA music director, Michael Valentine shares his album of the week. Michael’s picks often focus on new jazz releases, but sometimes dip into history with notable and classic releases worth revisiting.