Free Summer Concerts to Celebrate Jazz: Noriko Ueda Quartet
August 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFREE
She was a B.E.S.T. scholarship recipient and majored in Jazz Composition at the Berklee College of Music in Boston where she graduated in 1997. Noriko relocated to NY, where she has performed, toured and recorded with various groups including the legendary Frank Wess Quintet and Nonet, Ted Rosenthal Trio, Harry Whitaker band, DIVA Jazz Orchestra, Five Play and Diva Jazz Trio.
She leads her own big band, Noriko Ueda Jazz Orchestra which performs her original compositions and arrangements and is the winner of the third annual BMI Foundation/Charlie Parker Jazz composition Prize for her original big band piece “Castle in the North”.