Riyoko Takagi

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Riyoko Takagi is a talented Jazz pianist with a strong base in improvisation.

She started piano at the age of 4 and after University began playing in various clubs and jazz bars around the Tokyo area.

She has gone on to play regularly at major venues like Motion Blue Yokohama , Jazz Spot J and more..

In 2008 she began playing keyboards for the Improv band Inner City Jam Orchestra.

The band released their first full album “RYUDO” in August of 2009 which features many of Riyoko’s original compositions.

In Spring of the same year she released her own album “After Tears” which is available online via Amazon.co.jp

Her improvisational experience gives her music a unique groove and is highly recommended!

高木里代子

東京都出身。4歳からピアノを始め、慶応大学在学中から都内のjazz barやライブハウス、clubなどを中心に演奏活動を開始。ジャンルにとらわれない幅広いインプロビゼーションプレイが特徴。一方、2008年春から、インストインプロヴィゼーションユニット「Inner City Jam Orchestra」のキーボーディストとしても活動を開始。三作目の「SAKURA」、四作目の「空~story~」、そして五作目の「HEAVEN」は、Riyokoオリジナル楽曲で、DMRハウスチャートにおいて、それぞれ第一位を記録、クラブシーンで話題となる。2009年8月、フルアルバム「RYUDO」がリリースとなり、好評発売中。今作にも、Riyokoオリジナル楽曲が多数収録。

現在はJazz、Funk、Rock、Clubなどを融合したオリジナルなサウンドをバンドや打ち込みを使いながらライブ展開するなど、独自の音を探求中。

しかも高木里代子の初のオリジナルアルバム『After Tears』もamazonにて発売中

出演:MOTIONBLUE YOKOHAMA、渋谷Womb、表参道ヒルズ、ホテルオークラ、ハイアット東京、All Of Me Club、他多数。

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