Schedule

Previous events

Date Event Location
Duo Awaken with Kengo Nakamura (Japan Summer 2019) Terrsa Hall, Yamagata Terrsa Hall, Yamagata
Duo Awaken with Kengo Nakamura (Japan Summer 2019) Music Bar Harvest, Fukushima, TOKYO Music Bar Harvest, Fukushima, TOKYO
Duo Awaken with Kengo Nakamura (Japan Summer 2019) YAMANAKA Home Concert, Tama Nagayama, TOKYO YAMANAKA Home Concert, Tama Nagayama, TOKYO
Ayako Shirasaki piano trio (Japan Summer 2019) Body & Soul, Aoyama, TOKYO Body & Soul, Aoyama, TOKYO
Duo with Nobuko Ariake (vibes) (Japan Summer 2019) Sweet Rain, Nakano, TOKYO Sweet Rain, Nakano, TOKYO
Duo Awaken with Kengo Nakamura (Japan Summer 2019) WA TO WA, Kunitachi, TOKYO WA TO WA, Kunitachi, TOKYO
Ayako Shirasaki piano solo (Japan Summer 2019) Yoyogi NARU, Yoyogi, TOKYO Yoyogi NARU, Yoyogi, TOKYO
Ayako Shirasaki piano solo (Japan Summer 2019) 和食 了寛, Utsunomiya, Tochigi 和食 了寛, Utsunomiya, Tochigi
 —  — Duo at Grasso's Restaurant Grasso's, Cold Spring Harbor, NY Grasso's, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
 —  — Duo at Grasso's Restaurant Grasso's, Cold Spring Harbor, NY Grasso's, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
 —  — Duo at Grasso's Restaurant Grasso's, Cold Spring Harbor, NY Grasso's, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
 —  — Duo at Grasso's Restaurant Grasso's, Cold Spring Harbor, NY Grasso's, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
 —  — Piano solo at Bryant Park Bryant Park, NYC Bryant Park, NYC
 —  — Duo at Grasso's Restaurant Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island
Aomori Hometown Club NY annual event Japanese American Association of New York, New York, NY Japanese American Association of New York, New York, NY
 —  — Duo at Grasso's Restaurant Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island
 —  — Ayako Shirasaki piano trio Jazz at Kitano (Kitano Hotel), New York, NY Jazz at Kitano (Kitano Hotel), New York, NY
 —  — Duo at Grasso's Restaurant Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island
The Nash Celebrates The Japan-Jazz Connection The Nash, Phoenix, AZ The Nash, Phoenix, AZ
Haru in the Garden Festival Japanese Friendship of Garden, Phoenix, AZ Japanese Friendship of Garden, Phoenix, AZ


Previous Event Highlights

Ayako has been performing solo/trio etc. at jazz clubs, concert halls, and jazz festivals throughout Japan, USA and Europe:

     ·   Puppets Jazz Bar, Brooklyn, NY, USA – regular engagement

·         Smalls, New York, NY, USA 2010-September-15

·         Jazz Journalists Association 2010 Awards Gala
City Winery, New York, USA - 2010-June-14

·         CD Release Tour “Best of 1st International Jazz Solo Piano Festival 2009”


Germany 2009 October 9 to 18 and Japan, 2010-April

·         International Jazz Solo Piano Festival
Konzerthaus Berlin, Berlin, Germany –
2009-March-28

·         International Jazz Solo Piano Festival
Steinway-Haus Hamburg, Germany – 2009-March-27

·         International Jazz Solo Piano Festival
Steinway-Haus Munich, Germany – 2009-March-26

·         Flushing Town Hall, Flushing, NY, USA – 2009-February-15

·         Ayako is a guest artist on Marian McPartland's NPR "Piano Jazz" - 2006-November-14

·         Festival "Jazz Meeting 2006", Yamagata, Japan - 2006-August

·         St. Peter’s Church, New York, NY, USA – 2005-November-5 & numerous times

·         Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, New York, NY, USA – 2005-September-30 & 2006


both for the "Diet coke Women in Jazz Festival"

·         CD Release Tour “Musically Yours”, Japan – 2005-August-20 to September-17

·         Mary Lou Williams "Women in Jazz" Festival
Kennedy Center, Washington DC, USA

- 2005-May-20 & 2006

·         Birdland, New York, USA – 2004-October-25

·         Bryant Park, New York, USA – 2004-June-28 & every year since

·         Jacksonville Jazz Festival, Great American Jazz Piano Competition
Jacksonville, FL, USA

, 2004-April-29 & 2005 & 2006

·         Kitano, New York, NY, USA – 2003-November-28 & numerous times

·         CD Release Tour “Existence”, Japan – 2003-September-16 to October-10

·         Jazz Aspen Summer Program, Aspen, CO, USA – 2003-July-19-29

·         Trinity Church, New York, NY, USA2003-March-27 & 2006

·         Blue Note, New York, NY, USA – 2003-March-16 & numerous times

·         NHK-FM jazz program "Session", Japan - 1983 & 2005