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Kei Akagi

p, key, *1953 JP, Sendai
Musician of Pop and Jazz
A.k.a. 赤城恵 (Kei Akagi)

Kei Akagi (ケイ 赤城/赤城 恵 Akagi Kei, born March 16, 1953) is a Japanese American jazz pianist. In particular, he is known for his work with the Airto Moreira/Flora Purim group and in Miles Davis's band in the late 1980s and early 1990s.He was born in Japan, but lived in Cleveland, Ohio, for part of his childhood, until he moved back to Japan at the age of 12. He later returned to the United States at 22. He is associated with the Californian jazz scene at present. He is the Chancellor Professor of Music at the University of California, Irvine.

  • Piano
  • Keyboards
  • Pop
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
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Monday's Marilyn on Mirror Puzzle by Kei Akagi
Lester Left Town on Mirror Puzzle by Kei Akagi
Aqua Puzzle on Aqua Puzzle by Kei Akagi
Since When on Circlepoint by Kei Akagi
Mirror Puzzle on Mirror Puzzle by Kei Akagi
Virtual Drive-by on Mirror Puzzle by Kei Akagi
Early Harvest on Aqua Puzzle by Kei Akagi
Bright Eyes on Mirror Puzzle by Kei Akagi
Side in Side Out on Aqua Puzzle by Kei Akagi
New Children's Song III on Circlepoint by Kei Akagi

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
PaletteKei Akagi2001Album
New Smiles And Traveled MilesKei Akagi2000Album
Mirror PuzzleKei Akagi1994Album
PlayroomKei Akagi1992Album
Symphonic Fusion The EarthKei Akagi1983Album
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