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April 18, 2013
Elegant jazz-pop piano
Yoshi's Local Talent Series: Free live music in The Lounge 6:30-10pm!
Pianist & Composer --
Kentaro Kihara is an international artist of many talents: pianist, composer, arranger and singer. He has released eleven CDs including his most popular entitled "be…" A graduate of the Berklee College of Music, Kentaro’s original music emphasizes "warm melodies”, innovative harmonies, gorgeous nuance and tasteful humor. It has been called “Japanese impressionism.”
He composes music for J-POP, theater, animation, film and television and has performed and recorded in both the US and Japan. He is the founder and director of the amazing Japanese pop jazz ensemble, "The Very Merry Orchestra" comprised of alumni of the Berklee College of Music.
His most recent release is a piano solo album entitled "Looking Up the Sky".