Lace Mill resident-artist Maiko Hata and guests will perform Jazz Live at the historic Kirkland, 2 Main Street, Kingston NY 12401 on Friday, October 19.
Doors open at 5 pm | music from 6 – 8 pm
Cash Bar: Newburgh Brewing Company Cream ale | Wine | Light snacks provided by RUPCO.
This event is open to the public. $10 at the door covers Jazz Night and light snacks with donations directed to RUPCO’s Emergency Assistance Fund.
Bonus! Every attendee will receive a wrist band that can be used at Santa Fe restaurant (11 Main St Kingston NY 12401) across the street from The Kirkland and receive a discount on dinner and a chance to dine with Maiko. For more information, contact Michael D’Arcy at 845-331-2140 Ext:267 or visit the Facebook event page.
Guest parking is available on Main Street or in the County building parking lot next door.
ARTIST BIO: Maiko who was born in Osaka and grew up in a small town in Hyogo prefecture and has grown up listening to various music since her childhood. Among them, listening to radio stations such as Staybywander, Ozone Makoto, Oscar Peterson etc. She started to play piano at 7 years old. From the influence of her father she listened to jazz from high school days and after graduating she learned vocal music from Shinonome Mari at Arrow Jazz School in Amagasaki City.
Later in 2001 she moved to New York and studied music therapy and jazz performance at New York State University. After graduating from graduate school, she started playing in the suburbs of New York full time.
In recent years she has served as an undercard for Cookies (Billy Harper, Eddie Henderson, David Weiss, Donald Harrison, George Cables, Cecil · McBee) CLEGGHANDY, AARON PARKS . Other Doug Weis (Liz Wright)), Peter Levin, Jay Anderson, Peggy Stern, Francesca Tank Three, Hayaki Miki, Lawrence Clark, Darryl Green and others.
From 2015 she belonged to Billy Harper’s Voice Chorus group.
In the summer of 2018, Maiko ‘s debut album was released and attracted attention with cooperation with Josh Evans who is active in the world and arrangement of Billy Harper.
Can’t make the event but want to donate? Please visit: www.RUPCO.org/donate