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宮崎 Mayra 友紀子​​ YUKIKO Mayra MIYAZAKI

東京在住、大阪府出身。2009年 米・バークリー音楽大学プロフェッショナルミュージックメジャー卒業。2009年さいたま新都心ジャズボーカルコンテスト、2010年岡崎ジャズボーカルコンテスト共にグランプリ受賞。
都内を中心にイベント、ライブハウス、ホテル、カフェ、レコーディングなど様々なシーンで活動。2016年に発売された「CRYSTAL BOSSA TOKYO 」はAmazonボサノバ売れ 筋ランキング 1位を獲得。 ジャズ、ブラジル音楽、日本童謡、オリジナルなどレパートリーは幅広く、音楽ジャンルにとらわれない多彩な表現力を持ち合せるボーカリスト。その人間味あふれる楽しいステージは「誰をも元気にさせる音楽」と高い評価を得ている。

Yukiko Mayra Miyazaki

Yukiko graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2009 with a Professional Music Major. She received several Grand Prix Awards at the 2009 Saitama Shintoshin Jazz Vocal contest and the 2010 Okazaki Jazz Vocal contest.

In March 2011, Yukiko went to Tokyo as part of the major debut of the album "Haruiro" with Japanese-themed piano and vocal music and a new group "Futatsuyu". After coming to Tokyo, she encountered Brazilian music such as Bossa Nova and Samba. Her exploration of this musical style led to meeting with Robson Amaral who supports the Brazilian music world in Japan.

Today, Yukiko is active in events, live houses, cafes and recordings in Tokyo. Her music focuses on Brazilian, Jazz, Original and Japanese Nursery Rhymes. Her repertoire is wide ranging. She is a vocalist that garners attention for singing that can have expressive power that is not bound by music genre. Yukiko says that she enjoys the fun and humanity of performing and has a reputation as a singer that makes "music that makes everyone cheerful.

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