Berklee School of Music

Misaki Nakamichi

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February 2020

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Berklee School of Music

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Biography

Misaki Nakamichi is a drummer from Osaka, Japan. She started playing the drums at the age of 10 and has performed in various styles including jazz, funk/fusion, Latin, and pop. She received a Bachelor of Music in Performance from Berklee College of Music as the full-tuition scholarship recipient. In 2016, she moved to New York City where she played with various bands. In 2017, she was selected to be a part of Betty Carter Jazz Ahead, which is held in Washington, D.C. In the same year, she played with Mao Soné Quartet at NY Blue Note and Blues Alley (Washington D.C.). She was also on stage with Tiger Okoshi at Blues Alley. She has received numerous awards and honors such as “Yokohama Jazz Promenade Competition 2010 Grand-Prix and Best Player Award”, “Kanazawa Jazz Competition 2010 Grand-Prix”, “Yamaha Young Performing Artists 2015 Jazz winner” to name a few. Currently, Misaki will be receiving a Master’s degree at the Berklee Global Jazz Institute in December 2020.