Rina Yamazaki Trio - San Jose Jazz Summer Fest (San Jose, CA)
SUNDAY, AUGUST 10, 2019
5:00 PM 6:10
Rina Yamazaki – piano
Marcus Shelby – bass
Genius Wesley – drums
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Japanese Jazz Series at Blues Alley in Washington DC
Rina was invited to perform for the 6th Jazz Series at Blues Alley in Washington DC. Rina has performed sold-out engagements at such internationally famous venues as Blues Alley. 4/8/2019
Makoto Ozone and Rina Yamazaki Duets
Rina was invited to sit-in on the Makoto's piano solo concert in Japan. Performed "Someday My Prince Will Come and "Deux Voitures Francaise Mignonne" composed by Makoto Ozone 2/9,11/2019
7 Virtual Jazz Club's Contest 2018 Edition: Winners Announced!
Rina was awarded third place winner in the 7 Virtual Jazz Club's Contest 2018. 2/9/2019
Ellis Marsalis Presents : The Winners of the 2018 Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola
The Winner's of the 2018 Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition - Ben Paterson, Rina Yamazaki and Isaiah J. Thompson with Luques Curtis on Bass and Darrian Douglas on Drums. 1/14/2019
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
Rina played for The Late Night Show With Stephen Colbert with Jon Batiste house band at Ed Sullivan Theater. 11/28-30/2018
Nominated "Jazz Artist of the Year"
Rina was nominated as “Jazz Artist of the Year” by the Boston Music Awards 2018.
Ellis Marsalis International Piano Jazz Competition 2018
Rina entered the prestigious Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition 2018. She was awarded Second Place Winner also received the Nu Jazz Agency's Chico & Lupe O'Farrill Award for Best Original Composition. 6/23/2018