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Feb 14, 2019

Thanks so much, Vancouver Shinpo, the local Japanese newspaper, for such a wonderful article about our show at Sylvia hotel restaurant and lounge, and about our band!! ***Vancouver Shinpo is a weekly Japanese newspaper that has been in publication since 1978, and is the oldest running Japanese community newspaper in Canada.

Feb 01, 2019

Thanks so much Westend Senior Network Barclay Manor  for those photos and articles on the newsletter of February! We had such a wonderful time and much appreciated having us and our Christmas Concert there together.

Jan 01, 2019

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thank you so much for a wonderful year. For 2019, be sure healthy, happy, and peace .
謹んで初春のお慶び申し上げます。皆様、お健やかに新春をお迎えのことと存じます。旧年中は、何かとお世話になり、大変有り難うございました。今年も、一層お引き立てのほど、よろしくお願いいたします。皆様のご健康とご多幸お祈り申し上げます。元旦。ALL THAT JAZZ !

Dec 13, 2018

Noriko Jazz Quartet “Jazz during the holidays” concert at Barclay Manor was so blessed! We had a very good turnout, such a wonderful, beautiful, supportive great crowd with happy smiles, laugh and love & peace. So thankful for those audience who came even such a bad weather, bringing a surprised gorgeous flowers 💐 present, chocolate 🍫 gifts, and some happy news to share, family support, in addition, so happy to see finally a 90 year old friend could come down to enjoy the show (thank you so much!), even some people standing outside of the window to listen and enjoying our sounds! A Huge appreciation to West End Senior’s Network Barclay Manor for having us! with such a wonderful talented team 😆

Nov 28, 2018

Noriko Jazz Quartet has done our funk-jazz recording session!! So thankful for an awesome studio sound system and our amazing sound engineer who provided us an great expertise and generous incredible support. It could be challenging to put together all musical artwork in the moments with a limited time, but and then, star witnessing some amazing creations we’ve never expected, owning arrangements, being in the moment, brain storming, putting in our soul into it. It was also such a pretty moment chatting about what music effects could offer for some healing process of human being, such as for Alzheimer’s, dementia, depression, and even concussion, etc… those discussion helped us do self grounding after the hectic focused recording session time.   so grateful what we have, huge appreciation to such a wonderful beautiful talented team!!

Nov 23, 2018

What a blast! What a day this has been!! It was such a wonderful beautiful night. Noriko Jazz Quartet are so grateful that the physician’s gala for a medical fundraising event went really well and to be a part of with great people this amazing moments, smile, happy, laugh and love & peace… We had a great time and experience, so thankful for everything with positive energy…

Oct 29, 2018

The Month of Thanksgiving, Halloween,  Gratitude, so grateful and thankful just who we are , what we have…Orange color,  Autumn leaves…one opportunity brings another new opportunity. To live in a moment and always to be who we are…smile, happy and love. Following what your gut and soul telling you.

Sep 27, 2018

It was a very nostalgic moment taking this photo shooting with this kimono, called ” Kurotomesode “, that is a keepsakes from my mother, who loved singing some of jazz music, loved wearing Kimono, laughed together, always supported my journey whatever things made me happy.
It’s so grateful to be in a meeting place for people of different ethnic groups, and a city where musicians had the opportunity to play together, learn from each other, and blend all of these elements, creating a new art forms…
Today, jazz is played and listened to by people of all cultures and ethnicities and includes musical elements and styles from all over the world; jazz has gone from being America’s music to being the world’s music. 

Aug 25, 2018

The stage time is always a special privilege! Thanks so much for having us and supporting our live jazz music entertainment. We are the entertainers for a moment to moments, and we love to share our passion, dreams and to contribute community as a part of music therapy.

July 28, 2018

It was such a beautiful summer night! Noriko Jazz Trio are so grateful that the charity event (James Bond theme) was successful and helped raise a pile of cash for Music Heals(Tri-Cities), promoting the music therapy program. We had a blast!!

June 2, 2018

Noriko Jazz Trio has released their first EP album!
Vocalist Noriko collaborates with Pianist Cole Tinney and Bassist Colin Sankey to create a modern take on yesterday’s great jazz numbers
Now it is available for purchase or streaming on iTunes store, Apple music, Spotify, Google play music, Amazon music and more!
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