Aki Takase

Aki Takase, born near Osaka in 1948, studied classical piano in Japan before discovering jazz and moving to the USA, where she worked with jazz musicians such as Lester Bowie, John Zorn and John Scofield from 1978 onwards. Since her concert at the 1981 Berlin Jazz Festival, she has been one of the internationally most sought-after pianists in current jazz. She has worked with numerous jazz musicians and has completed several projects dedicated to important musicians in the history of jazz. Aki Takase has lived in Berlin since 1987.

25. November 2017, 8 PM: Schlippenbach