Yoko Miura

Born in Tokyo, Japan.
Took classical piano lessons between the ages of 5 and 18.
Having heard and been inspired by Jazz, Classical music.
(for example, the music of Thelonious Monk, Eric Dolphy Paul Bley, Toru Takemitsu, Masahiko Togashi, Barbara), took classes taught by Masahiko Sato, Takashi Kako
and attended a workshop by Takehisa Kosugi.
Later took lessons from Yoshio Suzuki.took class by Naruyoshi Kikuchi at Eiga Bigakko.
I am trying to make a kind of different universes interweaving and exchanging with different process, values and ways, with people, not only the musicians but also painters and dancers.

Since 2001, has been involved in making music overseas as well as in Japan.

The musicians who I‘ve played with:

In Japan: Noribumi Uchida (shamisen, bass),Nakao (sax, trombone, clarinet), Osamu Kuroda (performance), Kyoko Oikawa (violin) , Ryouichi Saito (guitar),, SACHI-A (drs), Jyunzo Tateiwa (percussion), Michi Kinugasa (sax, clarinet)

In Europe: Teppo Hauta-Aho (bass) Gianni Mimmo (,sax), John Russell(guitar), Lawrence Cassery(electro)  Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg(voice), Mia Zabelka (violin), Stefan Keune (sax), Charlie Collins (drs), Derek Saw (trumpet), Ove Volquarlz(bass clarinet), Jean Demey( bass), Jacque Foschia (bass-clarinet), Hans Koch (sax,),Emmanuel Rébus (mathematical sounds), Harold Schellinx (mathematical sounds) , Claude Perle (accordion), Judith Kan(vocal), Anthony Carcone (guitar),Jean Borde(bass), Raymod MacDonald(sax), Simon Berz(drs), Paed Conca (bass, Clarinet) Margrit Rieben (drs), Raed Yassin( el.bass), Eugene Darredeau (art), Alison Blunt (violin), Jean Marc (sythm) Thierry Waziniak (drs), Matt Wilson(drs) recording in NY),…ect.

2001 Dialogue ( duo with Matt Wilson)
2007 Cielo (solo & duo with matt Wilson)
2008 A bientot (collaboration with Isao Makino, a painter)
2012 TAG Trio (trio with Ove Volquarls and Jean Demey)
2014 Cielo2 (piano solo)
2015 Nostalgia (duo with Teppo hauta aho)
2016 Departure (duo with Gianni Mimmo)
2017 Air Current (trio with Gianni Mimmo and Ove Volquarls)
2017 On the shrore of dreams (duo with Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg )
2018 When lowlands consume the space duo with Jean-Marc)
2018 Finland Concert'Moony Moon" ( trio with Teppo Hauta-aho, Janne Tuomi)
2019 going to release,
A trio with Lawrence Cassery and Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg
a trio with Gianni Mimmo and Thierry Waziniak