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Sumi Tonooka

Sumi Tonooka

Jazz / Acoustic / Film Music New York, NY  US
All Of You - w/Rufus Reid; Bob Braye
All Of You - w/Rufus Reid; Bob Braye
Be The Dance - w/Rufus Reid; Bob Braye
Be The Dance - w/Rufus Reid; Bob Braye
Long Ago Today - w/Rufus Reid; Bob Braye
Long Ago Today - w/Rufus Reid; Bob Braye
One For Mary Lou - w/Rufus Reid
One For Mary Lou - w/Rufus Reid


Rufus Reid - Come Out And Play


  • Sat

    Jul 11

    Kansas City, MO, US | 4:00pm

    ARC Week Double Bill - ARC Founders Quintet

  • 2011

    Mar 26

    Wilmington, DE, US | 8:00pm

    One of the world’s leading jazz violinists for over four decades, John Blake, Jr. is a classically-trained performer who first gained renown in the mid-70s as a member of Grover Washington, Jr.’s popular “crossover” jazz band. In addition to his work as an instrumentalist performing with his quartet and as a featured guest soloist at concerts and on studio sessions, Blake is also an accomplished composer, arranger and producer. He is also an author, teacher and lecturer who presents hundreds of workshops annually to musicians at all levels. Blake has performed and recorded with the likes of the Duke Ellington Orchestra, the Billy Taylor Trio, Avery Sharpe, Cecil McBee, Jay Hoggard and James Newton.

  • 2011

    Mar 19

    Beacon, NY, US | 8:00pm

    Sumi Tonooka - Solo Piano Concert

  • 2011

    Mar 16

    Media, PA, US | 7:30pm

    Sumi Tonooka - Solo Piano Concert --- The Jazz Bridge Piano Concert Series, hosted by Denise Montana --- All shows start at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10/$5 students No advance sales

  • 2011

    Mar 12

    Peekskill, NY, US | 8:00pm

    LADY GOT CHOPS Women's Month Jazz Festival


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  • Sumi Tonooka (Artist)
    Sumi Tonooka
    SUMI TONOOKA & ERICA LINDSAY Initiation (ARC) http://www.jazzweek.com/radio/radiojazzradioweek/station171.html Update - SUMI TONOOKA & ERICA LINDSAY Initiation (ARC) hits the Jazz Radio Report! From JazzWeek: http://www.jazzweek.com/radio/radiojazzradioweek/station171.html About the new release: Initiation, the dynamic new Artists Recording Collective CD by pianist Sumi Tonooka (pronounced To-NO-ka) and tenor saxophonist Erica Lindsay, showcases their shared skills as composers and bandleaders. Where to check it out: http://cdbaby.com/sumierica --- ARTISTS RECORDING COLLECTIVE http://ArtistsRecordingCollective.info
  • Sumi Tonooka (Artist)
    Sumi Tonooka
    ARC IN DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE ARTICLE – FEBRUARY 2009 ISSUE ON PAGE 69 http://ArtistsRecordingCollective.info/history/ARC-DOWNBEAT-FEB2009.pdf
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Label: SumiTonooka.com, Joken Records, Candid, Radiant Records, Spirit Records, Cadence Jazz, Artists Recording Collective, Artists Recording Collective

Bio: Tonooka's career has been chronicled on several highly regarded jazz books, including Living The Jazz Life by Royal Stokes, ln The Moment by Francis Davis, and Madamme Jazz by Leslie Gourse (all on Oxford University Press). She now divides her time between composing, teaching, and performing for ...See Full Bio

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