Ayako Shirasaki

Ayako Shirasaki

Originally from Japan, pianist Ayako Shirasaki showed an early talent for jazz and classical styles. As an adult, she moved to New York and entered the Manhattan School of Music, where she studied with Kenny Barron and Ted Rosenthal. She has gone on to establish herself as one of New York’s finest jazz pianists. On this 2006 Piano Jazz, Shirasaki performs her compositions “Far Away” and “Falling Leaves.”

Photo: Patrick Wamsganz

Air Date: 
Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 8:00pm