Yuko Yokoi Band: Brazilian Jazz

EFG London Jazz Festival

Date
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Price(At the venue)
£15.00
Duration(approx)
75mins
  • Show Description
  • Artist Bio
  • Yuko Yokoi Band brings the sophisticated yet warm sound of Brazil with a twist of jazz.

    The singer, Yuko shares her absolute love of Brazilian jazz music. Full of improvisation, light and colour, her delightful interpretations are exquisitely individual. Her minimalistic approach to the music is entirely unique.

    Their music include compositions by many of their favourite stellar artists such as Hermeto Pascoal, Paulinho da Viola, Antonio Carlos Jobim and Djavan as well as some originals.

    The singer has successfully completed her debut album tour in Brazil in ’18 at some renowned clubs including JazzB (São Paulo) and Clube da Esquina (Belo Horizonte).

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    “ Creative and engaging … presented with bold clarity” – Jazz Journal UK

    “ Highly sophisticated” – Jazz Japan Magazine

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  • Yuko Yokoi is a warm and sensitive jazz and Brazilian music singer based in London.

    She has launched her debut Brazilian jazz album, Verde in Jan ’18 and completed the successful tour in Brazil, Japan and the UK. She has also performed at some renowned jazz clubs including the Pizza Express Jazz Club Soho, 606 Club, The Vortex and The Spice of Life Soho as well as Beco das Garrafas (Rio de Janeiro) and JazzB (São Paulo) .

    She is the joint winner of the 6th Angela Carrington Award, held at the Vortex Jazz Club, London, which judges included the acclaimed jazz singer Ian Shaw.

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