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Ticket Giveaway To See Kei Akagi at the Loft at UCSD Saturday February 28 2015 8pm

Ticket Giveaway To See Kei Akagi at the Loft at UCSD Saturday February 28 2015 8pm
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: February 23, 2015
San Diego's Jazz 88.3 and The Loft at UCSD are teaming up to give you the chance to see the Kei Akagi Trio perform music from their new release "Circle Point" on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 8:00pm. The Kyle Motl Trio open the show. Enter for the drawing all day Monday and we'll announce the winner on Tuesday.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE for more on Kei and his band from Japan...

More on Kei Akagi and his Trio

  • The Trio was formed in 2000 and has given well over 300 performances. Its music is documented on six CD’s. The band leader, Kei Akagi, has been a mainstay of the international jazz world for over two decades.
  • Perhaps best known for his work as a member of the Miles Davis band in the late 1980’s, his career also includes extended associations with major figures such as Stanley Turrentine, James Newton, Joe Farrell, Al DiMeola, and Airto Moreira. 
  • Kei Akagi has also performed or recorded with Art Pepper, Blue Mitchell, Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter, Charlie Haden, Charnett Moffett, Tom Harrell, Bobby Shew, Eddie Harris, Slide Hampton, Steve Turre, Robin Eubanks, Jean-Luc Ponty, Jeff Watts, Allan Holdsworth, and others. 
  • Akagi has recorded 13 CD’s as a solo artist and leader. As a sideman and accompanist, he is on over 60 CD’s worldwide, including Miles Davis’ last recorded works.
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