One disc pays expert homage to the late pianist Harold Mabern; pianist Yoko Miwa’s latest album supplies much appreciated exuberance.
Yoko Miwa Trio
Keep Talkin’ further solidifies Yoko Miwa’s place on the list of pianists who can lift evolved spirits without resorting to stridency.
Sheila Jordan, to the club crowd in Central Square: “What do I care? I’m still alive.”