Events

2019 Performance Schedules 

March

24- Patrick’s on Third (St. Peter, MN)

TBD- Smile for Japan (Seattle, WA)-fundraising performance for the victims of Japan’s 2011 Great East earthquake and tsunami

1- Gustavus Jazz Jamboree (St. Peter, MN)

February

22- Coffee Hag (Mankato, MN)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

16- Grand Kabaret (New Ulm, MN)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

2- Wilderness Ridge (Omaha, NE)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

1- Chez SoDo (Lincoln, NE)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

January

16- Jambo Cat (Omaha, NE)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

12- Aizu Kaeigura (Fukushima, Japan)-Masa Ishikawa Trio

Selected Past Performances

2018

August

22- Jambo Cat (Omaha, NE)- Shawn Bell Quartet

July

17- Tower Jazz (Lincoln, NE)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

18- Jambo Cat (Omaha, NE)- Shawn Bell Quartet

22-Chikufudo (Nagano, Japan)- Japan premier of Migration- Suguru Ito (piano) Yoko Toyama (violin)

May

25-New Ulm Grand Kabaret (New Ulm, MN)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

April

23-Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter, MN)- Gustavus Faculty Jazz Recital

March 

11- Smile for Japan (Seattle, WA)- Masa Ishikawa Sextet (fundraising performance for the victims of Japan’s 2011 Great East earthquake and tsunami)

23-Chankaska Windery (Kasota, MN)- Masa Ishikawa Duo

25-Patrick’s on Third (St. Peter, MN)

31-Wilderness Ridge (Lincoln, NE)

February

2-The Pioneer Theater (Fremont, NE)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

3-Wilderness Ridge (Lincoln, NE)

12-Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter, MN)- Gustavus Faculty Jazz Recital

16-New Ulm Grand Kabaret (New Ulm, MN)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

18-Coffee Hag (Mankato, MN)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

25-Pub 500 (Mankato, MN)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

January 

5-30 Artist Residency at Caldera (Sisters, OR)

 

2017

December

9-The Pantry (New Ulm, MN)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

16-Chankaska Windery (Kasota, MN)- Masa Ishikawa Duo

23-The Cottonwood (Lincoln, NE)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

29-Mo Java Cafe (Lincoln, NE)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

November 

4-New Ulm Grand Kabaret (New Ulm, MN)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

October

3-Music at the Nobel Conference (St. Peter, MN)- Gustavus Faculty Jazz

6-Chankaska Winery (Kasota, MN)- Masa Ishikawa Duo

 

August 

26- The Cottonwood (Lincoln, NE)- Masa Ishikawa Quintet

July

7- Meadowlark Coffee (Lincoln, NE)- Masa Ishikawa and The Jazz Transients

19- Crescent Moon (Lincoln, NE)- The Jazz Transients

21- Mo Java Cafe (Lincoln, NE)- The Jazz Transients

26-The Zoo Bar (Lincoln, NE)- The Jazz Transients

June

5-19 Artist Residency at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts (Saratoga, WY)

March

5- Smile for Japan (Seattle, WA)- Masa Ishikawa Quartet (fundraising performance for the victims of Japan’s 2011 Great East earthquake and tsunami)

3- Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter, MN)- Gustavus Faculty Jazz Composition Recital

February 

1- The Zoo Bar (Lincoln, NE)- Masa Ishikawa Quintet

January

2-13 Artist Residency at Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts

6 Minden Opera House (Minden, NE)- performance of Migration by Nebraska Sonata Project

2016

November 

19- House of Loom (Omaha, NE)- performance of Migration by Nebraska Sonata Project

October 

7- Central City Performing Arts Center (Central City, NE)- Premier performance of Migration by Nebraska Sonata Project

August 

19- The Cottonwood (Lincoln, NE)- Masa Ishikawa Quintet

May

26- Jacksonville Jazz Festival Jazz Piano Competition Finalist Performance (Jacksonville, FL)

6-Guest Artist: Gustavus Adolphus College Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert (St. Peter, MN)

March

10- University of Nebraska-Lincoln Japan Festival (Lincoln, NE)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

 

2015

December 

16- The Zoo Bar (Lincoln, NE)- Masa Ishikawa Quartet

November 

15- The Zoo Bar (Lincoln, NE)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

19- The Cottonwood (Lincoln, NE)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

27- Mo Java Cafe (Lincoln, NE)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

October

9- The Vega (Lincoln, NE)- Masa Ishikawa Trio

July

29- Aizu Keikodo (Fukushima, Japan)- performance of Wasururuka by Suguru Ito (piano)

April

9- University of Nebraska Heritage Room (Lincoln, NE)- Masa Ishikawa solo piano performance of Wasururuka

7- University of Nebraska Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)- Masa Ishikawa D.M.A recital- premier performance of Suite for the Forgotten