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... to play music. They acted like they were free to get loaded every day." An encounter with the Brazilian icon Flora Purim at London's Ronnie Scott set him on a new path. "Flora said, 'Get out of here. Move to America, go to Berklee, and I'll ... Comment?
The Japanese pianist from Cleveland followed closely in Chick Corea's footsteps, first with Corea's Return to Forever bandmates Flora Purim, Airto Moreira and Joe Farrell, then with one of Miles Davis' last groups in the late '80s. Having played with everyone from Stanley Turrentine to Tom Harrell, Akagi has settled down somewhat as the venerable head of the jazz program at UC Irvine. Comment?
... International Jazz Festival in France. Along the way he's played with such notables as Brazilian jazz singer Flora Purim, percussionist Airto Moreira, American vibraphone player Roy Ayers and tenor saxophonist Jean Toussaint of Art Blakey's Jazz ... Comment?
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