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Aki Takase

Born in Japan, lessons of piano since 3 years old, later on studies of music at Tohogakuen Music University.

Since 1978 several stays in the USA. Many concerts & recordings in Japan with Dave Liebman, Lester Bowie, Joe Henderson, Cecil McBee.

1981 first concert in Germany at Jazzfestival Berlin/Philharmonie. Since 1987 live in Berlin.

Intensive work with Alex von Schlippenbach (Berlin Contemporary Jazz Orchestra) and other musicians of the European New Jazz. (Evan Parker, Paul Lovens, Han Bennink, Tony Oxley...)

In Duo with Maria Joao(1987-1994), with David Murray. in Trio with Rashed Ali and Reggie Workman

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Albums

Hotel Zauberberg
Hotel Zauberberg
Intakt Records
2016
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Flying Soul
Flying Soul
Intakt Records
2014
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[no cover]
Plays Fats Waller In...
Enja Records
2013
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[no cover]
My Ellington
Enja Records
2013
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[no cover]
New Blues
Enja Records
2012
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Two For Two
Two For Two
Intakt Records
2011
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