For details of Salena’s forthcoming live UK dates – please see the Events page.
Salena has just returned from starring at the Sapporo City Jazz Festival, one of Japan’s largest month-long events where she did two sold out shows.
This continued her remarkable love affair with Japan where Salena has now made an estimated minimum seventy visits since her first in 1978.
Highlights of 2015 included a Jazz cruise around Japan and Korea with her Japanese quartet and starring at the London Jazz Festival.
In December Salena’s tour appearances included:
COTTON CLUB – TOKYO
BLUE NOTE – NAGOYA
LIVE JUKE – HIROSHIMA
GATE’S 7 – FUKUOKA
SUN TERRACE HALL – HIGASHI TOMI CITY
BRICK BLOCK – OHITA
Working with her Japanese band led by Kazu Michishita with Shigeru Morishita, Manabu Fujii and Sato Hachi Yasuhiko.
With special guest Masato Honda on Saxophone at the Cotton Club.
Shinji Akita on Piano in Hiroshima.