Akiko performs Wednesday March 14 at the Hyatt New Brunswick
NBJP: What’s the worst job you ever had?
NBJP: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would that be?
AT:I love the United States and Japan so I’ve never thought about living in another country.
NBJP: Who’s your favorite non-jazz composer?
AT: Burt Bacharach & Bach,
NBJP: What’s the last book you read?
AT: Japanese comic
NBJP: What’s your favorite (“G” rated!) guilty pleasure?
AT:_________________________ (no answer!) Maybe she doesn’t have one???!
NBJP: What musician do you believe has influenced you the most?
AT: Dr. Lonnie Smith
PLUS ONE: When did you know? (That you wanted to be a jazz musician)
When I was 22 years old.