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Origin: Osaka, Japan

Genre: Jazz, Brazilian, Latin

Years Active: 1991 - Present

Label: Miho Nobuzane Music

Official Websites: (YouTube)

MIHO NOBUZANE jazz pianist / keyboardist /composer / vocalist

Born in Osaka Japan, a versatile musician Miho Nobuzane began studying piano at the

age of four at Yamaha Music School. After graduation from ”Kobe Yamate Women's

Junior College” as a classical piano major, her passion for jazz & Brazilian jazz changed

her musical journey. Before coming to New York City, she was fortuned to meet &

frequently perform with many renowned jazz musicians from US. After she moved to

New York City, she began to distinguish herself immediately in the Brazilian music scene. Subsequently, expanding to various music genres.


Miho has performed with such well known great musicians as : 

Bernard Purdie, MarthaReeves & the Vandellas, Bakithi Kumalo, Filo Machado, Paula Lima, Nanny Assis, Lincoln Goines, Oz Noy, Victor Jones, Eddie Allen and many others. Miho will go on Japan tour with Bernard Purdie at Billboard Tokyo, Yokohama, & Osaka in June 2024


Also, as her leader band, Miho has performed at many historical venues such as: 

Blue Note NY, Iridium NY, Long Beach Jazz Festival, Roselle Park Arts Festival, Jazz Forum, Flushing Town Hall, Espaço Cachuera (sponsored by Japan Consulate, Sao Paulo Brazil), Ward Rafters (Honolulu, Hawaii), The Royal Hawaiian Center (Honolulu Hawaii), Monks (Austin) and many others.


Miho has three albums: “Make You Happy”, “Simple Words ~Jazz loves Brazil”, and

“Anata Ni Deaeta”.

Miho is an educator at Afro Latin Jazz Alliance.



”Miho's dynamic approach to the keyboard sets her apart from the others ! Her

playing is refreshing and her crossover style is magnificent she plays it all.

 - Bernard "pretty" Purdie


"Miho Nobuzane ... wonderful songwriter and talented pianist ... beautiful and

melodic improvisations and a Brazilian swing in the heart ...

A great pleasure to play with Miho."  - Filo Machado



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