San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Madoca Kawahara a.k.a. MADOCA™[pronounced "ma du ka"] is a Japanese American female Producer, pianist/ keyboardist/ composer/ ASCAP music publisher and recording artist. Her style consists of contemporary/ classic jazz, fusion, soul, Latin and funk blended together to provide sustenance for your mind and soul. Madoca began studying piano/organ at the age of 7 and graduated the Senzoku Music University in Kawasaki Japan with a major in Composition and Piano.
Madoca™ Kawahara has opened shows for Rick Braun, Jonathan Butler and Richard Elliott at the Michelob GOT JAZZ Concert. She also has opened shows for Pamela Williams at the Sambuca Jazz Cafe in 2007. She has also performed in the Lincoln Vibe Smooth Jazz Concert Series presented by Smooth Jazz 107.5 WJZZ FM, opened for Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on March 2006 presented by Atlanta Hawks. Madoca & Company performed in the Suwanee Smooth Jazz 107.5 Concert Series and Jazz 91.9 Wednesday Wind Down Free Concert Series and Japan Fest in 2008. In 2009, headlined the 32nd Atlanta Jazz Festival, 2009 & 2010 Madoca & Company performed at the Callanwolde’s Jazz on the Lawn- Jazz concert series.