About Aya

Boasting a cross-continental career in music that spans over three decades and multifarious roles, Japanese Jazz Pianist Aya Sekine commands a reputation for being one of Asia’s most illustrious Jazz pianists/improvisors/composers and international profiles. Known for her distinctive style of expression that’s at once soulful, dynamic and relentlessly diverse, she has firmly established herself as a fervent advocate of America's indigenous art form, Jazz - within the region, lending herself fully and championing the genre in everything she does – be it through unforgettable performances across the globe; north America, South East Asia, South Asia, her homeland Japan and the rest of the world; or tireless grassroots movements to foster a vibrant community.