saturday, october 10, 2015 6:00pm
6-8pm: Asako Takasaki - Jazz
In NY, Asako befriended and studied with Beverley Smith, James Smith, and Bettina Sheppard.
Asako joined a jam session at St. Nicks Pub in Harlem and kept on joining sessions at the mass of famous jazz clubs such as Lenox Lounge, Showmans, Robins Nest, American Legion, Niagara, Cleopatra Needls, Smalls, Fat Cat, Garage, Pumpkins, and Nuyorican Poets Cafe.
She also took part in the recording of James Smith,(who is a keyboard player of STAFF), when he made his private CD.
A contestant on the Amateur Night at Apollo Theatre in Harlem.