Madoca is an internationally acclaimed composer/ Jazz pianist. Madoca based on Solo, Duo, Trio, Quartet and larger ensemble. She has a unique jazz group "Madoca & Co." they will bring quality jazz music & fun at affordable rates for all occasions and events!
She has share the stage with Chris Botti, Rick Braun, Jonathan Butler, Richard Elliott, Australian Orchestra and more. Madoca headlined the 32nd Atlanta Jazz Festival.
Recently, Madoca headlined "Jazz It Up Concert Series" by The Jazz 91.9 WCLK's at St. James Live, Atlanta GA in September 2018. Madoca has also headlined at Jazz Matters Concert, “Celebrating Women in jazz” at the Wrens Nest, Atlanta GA in August 2018. She also performed her latest album, "Illusion Of Love" listening party at Velvet note in Alpharetta GA in 2018. Madoca opened for Joe Sample (RIP), Herbie Hancock, and the Ramsey Lewis Tribute Concerts. She has also opened for Chris Botti, Rick Braun, Jonathan Butler, Richard Elliott, India Arie, Jean Carne, and Pamela Williams, to name a select few. Madoca™ has performed at the Michelob GOT JAZZ Concert, and has played at Philips Arena for the NBA Atlanta Hawks. Her musical influences include the aforementioned Hancock, Lewis and Sample, as well as Chick Corea, the Jeff Lorber Fusion, Jimmy Smith, George Duke (RIP), Donald Byrd (RIP), and Eddie Palmieri, yet, her style is uniquely her own. She has also worked with Eric Marienthal, Paul Young and All 4 One.
Her latest release, Illusion of Love, is produced by Award winning producer, Bob Baldwin, and showcases the growth and maturity of this very talented Japanese native now living in Atlanta, GA. Madoca Kawahara is the real deal and deserves your immediate attention. Distributed by City Sketches Records (Via The Orchard / Sony Red Music digital platform).
Her first single “Surrender” is catching fire across the country. "Surrender" was on the Billboard Smooth Jazz “Most Added” list in March 2018 and it was on the Smooth Jazz Network Top 100 Chart for April & May 2018. Madoca's second single "On the Beach (With You)" has been on the Billboard Smooth Jazz “Most Added” list in August 2018 and it is currently on the Smooth Jazz Network Top 100 Chart for August, September, October 2018.
We offer for your quiet "cocktail hour sets" of traditional, straight-ahead jazz/or modern contemporary smooth jazz, and some R&B, Motown. "concert sets" of high-energy contemporary, Latin jazz fusion flavored with Funk. Madoca has performed everywhere from Concert Venues, Coliseums, Parks, Convention Centers, Hotels, Jazz Clubs, Restaurants, Offices, country clubs, Apartment complexes, Living Mansions & Houses around the world.
INSTRUMENTATION: keyboards, bass, drums, percussion, saxophone/flute, guitar, male vocalist. We offer small ensemble: example... duo, trio, quartet - everything to complement your event.
We will travel anywhere in the United States and overseas.
**Hope to be performing at your special events soon!**