Jan Matthies Music Management

Jan Matthies Music Management

Alan Broadbent Trio – 2-time Grammy Award winning jazz pianist – Debut Tour in Austria, Germany, Netherlands and England – 23. March to 14. April 2012

Brooklyn, NY, USA, January 23, 2011 Frequent finalist in major U.S. jazz piano competitions and internationally performing jazz pianist Ayako Shirasaki has launched her new website, . The website features everything Ayako related. Biography, News, Schedule, Discography store-implemented, Video & Media. Fans of her music can now listen to tracks in the site-wide music player as well as checking the latest news about her performances and upcoming releases. According to the ever changing Internet the new website now also offers direct links to social media as facebook, twitter etc. Visitors of the website are...
"Falling Leaves - Live in Hamburg", the stunning new solo jazz piano album from frequent finalist in major U.S. jazz piano competitions Ayako Shirasaki, will be released by Jan Matthies Records on September 7, 2010.

Shirasaki has been sharing her dramatic improvisational approach with listeners worldwide for the past 10 years, "Falling Leaves - Live in Hamburg" is her 4th album.

The CD has been recorded on October 17, 2009 at the Laeiszhalle Hamburg. The German Jazz Magazine Jazz
Jan Matthies Records releases a live recording from the 1st International Jazz Solo Piano Festival at Konzerthaus Berlin, Germany. The event took place on 28th March 2009 on a Steinway & Sons Concert Grand - Model D.

The 12-page booklet contains Liner Notes by Howard Mandel, President of The Jazz Journalists Association and senior contributor DOWNBEAT Magazine:

"Best of 1st International Jazz Solo Piano Festival 2009 institutes a high standard for international solo jazz piano"