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Mercy Dumais & Kyoji Yamashiro Ft. Neea Rachma & Yukari
September 3, 2018
1st Show
Door Open: 6.00 PM
Show Start: 8.00 PM
Mercy Dumais & Kyoji Yamashiro Ft. Neea Rachma & Yukari

Pianist and composer, Kyoji Yamashiro, was born in Osaka in 1951. He began playing piano when he was 18 with the aim of composing. After his activities in Kansai, he went to Tokyo in 1981 and held concerts and performances directly at Fujie Rainji Quintet, Yoda Teruo Quertet among others. He graduated from Columbia University in New York, and Manhattan Conservatory of Music. Back in Japan, Kyoji teaches at Yamano Music Salon In Yurakucho and Ebisu home studio as a private jazz piano instructor. Kyoji has participaed and produced in numerous albums under KYOMusic label: "Just a little Jazz" "My only solo piano", Miyoko Onishi, CD album Keiko Ishii, Mioka Ohashi, Yukiko Iwai, Etsuko Nakazato, Rei Tajima and many others. On June 15, 1999, at Uchisaiwaicho Hall he held his first recital with many guests and at the same time releasing  an album entitled "My Favorite World" was released at that time. In August, he held a recital in his hometown of Osaka, and in June 2002 also he performed a solo concert. In November 2003, he organized an orchestra as music director at the "Jump" performance of the Nippon Youth Center, and was responsible for the composition, arrangement, command ,and piano. In 2016,  he participated in the 60th Concert in Meguro "J's J,” and Japanese Festival held in Ahmedabad. On October 2017, Kyoji became the 6th Gakuen College graduate and entered for the seventh course [Psychology and Education].

Bossa Nova singer, Mercy Dumais, is a Latin Jazz figure for Brazilian music lovers in Indonesia. Mercy is involved in many Brazilian music performances as well as performing in many musical events related to Brazilian Cultures. She sings in Portuguese fluently and her appearances are very well received in the Brazilian embassy. Mercy has frequently performed in the Brazilian Independence day in Jakarta since 2006. She also has represented Brazil for Gala Latina Blanca 2012 in Jakarta, held by Ibero American Association ( IAA ). 
Neea Rachma started singing professionally since 2010. She started from joint collaborations with the likes of Indro Hardjodikoro Trio Bass, Emmand Saleh Blues Band, 99 Trees Blues Band, Spicy Funky, Galaxy Big Band, and 99 International Band Community. She has appeared in many musical events such as Jakarta Blues Festival, Java Jazz, Jak-Japan Matsuri, Ennichisai, Sakura Matsuri, and many more.

Singer Yukari was born in Kagawa prfecture in Japan. She has lived in 7 countries and studied music from each countries. She studied Jazz in New York and French songs in France. She is also studying Indonesian music here in Jakarta. She performs not only in Japan, but also worldwide. 
She was selected as a final singer for WWAAC Awards 2015 in Atlanta in U.S.A.
She strongly believes that "music, fashion, and smile" is a universal language. 
Her unique costumes ,up-cycled from Kimono and Obi, are also her artistic expression.

Watch Mercy Dumais & Kyoji Yamashiro Ft. Neea Rachma & Yukari sensational collaboration exclusively for Motion Blue Jakarta for an unforgettable performance of Bossa Nova and Jazz on September 3rd , 2018. Enjoy a free Welcome Drink with every ticket purchased. PURCHASE NOW at or RESERVE at . CALL +62-21-29039189 for more info.


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03. Sep. Mon
1st Show
06.00 PM opens
08.00 PM starts