Though her musical education started on classical piano at age of four in her hometown of Fukui, Japan, Yuko Mabuchi became fascinated in her teens with American R&B, hip-hop and blues.
After hearing the music of Oscar Peterson and Herbie Hancock, she fell in love with jazz. Yuko is representative of the new generation of young international jazz artist who are creating excitement at festivals and jazz clubs across the globe. In this trio setting, Yuko performs music from her latest recording. Performances at 7 and 8:30 p.