Keiko Borjeson, Jazz Pianist

Keiko Bio

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Jeiko Borjeson is a reputed Jazz Pianist from Japan and have already played piano in a program of NHK TV (semi Gov. TV network) when she was only 5 years old.
Under Maestro Kazuko Yasukawa, she has learned classical piano for 15 years in Tokyo.
She studied in Italy (Siena Academia Musicale, 1973) vocals and at Harry Field Academy, USA, 1976, Jazz piano.
After graduation from Toho Musical Academy (the same school from which the world known conductor, Seiji Ozawa graduated). She started her varied piano world tour, especially Jazz piano/singing performances as follows;

Major activities and awards:

2003: North Star Medal, from Royal Swedish Academy.
2005: Swedish pavilion concert.
2007: Album “A La Ebisu”, “Not Alone”.
2008- 2015: Tokyo, Suntory Hall Concerts.

Jazz concerts in Egypt, Latvia, Sweden, Finland, China, and 25 more countries.

Jazz Festivals:

USA: Swedish Church, St. Peter’s Church Sunday Jazz Concert.
Italy: Woma jazz, Padova Jazz festival, Trino Jazz, Parelmo jazz festival.
Latvia: Spring Jazz Festival (1998-2014).
Finland: Jazz Dalsbruk Jazz festival.
Sweden: Swing Jazz festival, Helsingborg Jazz and Blues festival, Linkoping Jazz and Blues festival.
Japan: Morioka Jazz festival, Shikoku, Jazz street.
Blugaria: Bansko Jazz Feztival (2009, 2010).
Russia: Duke Ellington 100, celebration concert (Capella Hall)
Poland: Kazimiedolny (theatre hall).
Egypt: Keiko and Hakan concert, Embassy of Japan, Embassy of Greece.
Serbia: Japan day and Concert.
Germany: Japan day and Concert.
England: Japan culture day (Keiko Borjeson Trio).
Greece: Axia International Festival Concert (2011, 2012, 2015).
Kyrgyz: Spring Jazzfestival.
Philippines: Maharo school Charity Concert (2007, 2008, 2009).
Indonesia: Japan society concert.
Hong Kong: Embassy of Japan concert.

Recent major concerts:

Lithuania: Alytus city Hall concert (2012, 2013).
China: Amoi university Hall, Amoi Central Music Hall.
Japan: Suntory Hall (11th celebration concert).
Open Gate (Amanita busarama).
La Mer – Mother of Life, New Year Concert 2013 at Suntory Hall, Japan
Rotary Act: Sweden, Japan (kita kyu-shu) etc… Latvia, Service, Germany, Malaysia, Philippine, USA.
Embassy Act: Egypt, Sweden, Hong Kong, Latvia, Greece, etc..

She also teaches in China, Latvia and other countries.
And also, Keiko Foundation assists young musicians in Latvia and Slovenia.

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