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Mike Yoshida

Mika Yoshida hails from Amakusa Island, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan and lives in New York City. She studied at the University of Toronto and since graduation has devoted herself to marimba performance and musical studies under the strong influence of the NEXUS. She is also studying jazz privately with jazz vibe master, Mike Mainieri, in New York.

She has released two Solo CDs: ‘Mitsue’ (1998) and ‘Marimba Phase’ (2003). Her newly released album, “Mikarimba” (VideoArt Music Japan 2010) and DVD “Mika Marimba Madness” (Big Round Music) were both produced by Steve Gadd.

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