What: Ayako Shirasaki is a virtuoso pianist who performs in and around the New York City area. Her techniques range from a “tender touch” (like the late Tommy Flanagan) to “brisk runs” (like Bud Powell) – which can be heard on her recent solo CD Some Other Time.
Grab your tap shoes and hoof on down to the Piano in Bryant Park for a celebration in honor of National Tap Day. Tappers of all ages welcome. Toes Tiranoff plays host. With special appearances by: Marietta Clark; Rod Ferrone; Megan Haungs; Hank Smith; and Moreen Jiang.
When: Thursday, May 25th, 12:30pm–1:30pm
Where: Bryant Park - Upper Terrace