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John Turville and Takana Miyamoto

Claire Martin presents a gig from Pizza Expresss in Soho, London by pianists John Turville and Takana Miyamoto, with original compositions as well as favourite jazz standards.

This week, Jazz Line-Up features pianists John Turville and Takana Miyamoto.
A multi-award winning pianist, John Turville (UK) and an internationally-acclaimed pianist/composer Takana Miyamoto (Japan/USA) were introduced to each other by a mutual friend, pianist Frank Harrison. John and Takana will explore the sound of two pianos featuring their original compositions, as well as their favourite jazz standards' recorded at the Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street in London.
Also Claire Martin talks to "Bad Bone", Dennis Rollins about his Velocity Trio and Congo born Baloji - both appearing at this year's Brighton Festival.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Paul Booth

    Three Hours

    Performers: Paul Booth (Sax), Phil Robson (Guitar), Adriano Adewale (Percussion) Composer: Nick Drake

    • Trilateral.
    • Pathway Records PBCD 0103.
  • Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio

    Samba Galactica

    Performers: Dennis Rollins (Trombone/Electronics), Ross Stanley (Hammond Organ), Pedro Segundo (Drums/Percussion)

    • The 11th Gate.
    • Motema 233 437.
  • Takana Miyamoto, John Turville

    Stella By Starlight

    Composer: Victor Young BBC Recording, recorded on Friday March, at Pizza Express, Dean Street London as part of the Steinway Piano Festival 2012

  • Takana Miyamoto, John Turville

    Scatterbrain

    Composer: Radiohead BBC Recording, recorded on Friday March, at Pizza Express, Dean Street London as part of the Steinway Piano Festival 2012

  • Takana Miyamoto, John Turville

    It's All Up To You

    Composer: Takana Miyamoto BBC Recording, recorded on Friday March, at Pizza Express, Dean Street London as part of the Steinway Piano Festival 2012

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