Archive for May 20th, 2018

Ami Nakazono – The Real

Ami Nakazono is one of the most versatile and inventive saxophonists working professionally in the U.S. and Japan today. A relentless explorer of improvisation and compositional form, she is building her fan base and repertoire simultaneously at venues and festivals internationally. Her dense style is a rich medley of jazz and soul executed effortlessly and with impeccable technique. In Fall 2007, Ami moved to Boston and began her second musical journey at Berklee. There, she studied saxophone with Walter Beasley, Dino Govoni, Bill Pierce, Shannon LeClaire and Jeff Harrington, and flute with Mia Olson.

Currently, Ami Nakazono based in Tokyo Japan continues to perform prestigious venues and festivals and has been released her 1st full album Make It Happen(2015). Her next albums created with her sound producer Jun Abe is entitled The Real and was just released in Japan.