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Keiko Matsui Tour in Eastern Europe 2010
(Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan)
 
Keiko Matsui (keyboards), Tom Braxton (sax), Eric Baines (bass),
Kayta Matsuno (guitar), Felix Pollard (drums), Steve Reid (percussion),
Andy Hinago (lighting engineer), Casey Carrier (tour manager/sound engineer)


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom and Keiko


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom in front of St. Basil's Cathedral
in Red Square, Moscow


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Dinner with the tour gang
in Moscow


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Beautiful church inside
Red Square, Moscow


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom standing outside Red Square
in downtown Moscow


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
How Russians keep their heads warm during long, cold winters


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
The Capella in St. Petersburg, Russia (performance venue)


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom working backstage on
flute part before show in
St. Petersburg, Russia


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom enjoying sea bass for lunch
in Krasnodar, Russia


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom changing planes in Moscow
airport, traveling from
Krasnodar to Samara


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Shopping district in
Samara, Russia


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
The Philharmonic in Samara, Russia (performance venue)


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
The Philharmonic venue
during soundcheck


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom in front of poster advertising
concert in Samara, Russia


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Roughing it across Russia on a
14-hour bus ride from Samara to Eketerinburg


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom, Felix, Keiko and Eric at
rest stop between Samara and
Eketerinburg, Russia


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom fine-tuning the music on
one of the long bus rides


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tour gang at airport coffee shop in Moscow on the way to the Ukraine


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Statue in one of the courtyards
near hotel in Dnepropetrovsk
(the first stop in the Ukraine)


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Museum in Dnepropetrovsk,
Ukraine...say that 3 times fast :)


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom in front of monument to
past wars in the Ukraine


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Brrrrr...another cold night at the train station; Tom, Felix, Eric and Kayta heading to Kiev


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom, Casey, Eric and Felix working on the train headed for first rehearsal with Kiev orchestra


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom and Felix at the Kiev train station after a long ride


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Working hard at rehearsal with the Kiev orchestra; note Tom in overcoat -- very cold inside!


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom with brass and woodwinds from the Kiev orchestra during rehearsal


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Keiko rehearsing her song "Deep Blue" with the Kiev orchestra


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Conductor of the Kiev orchestra, Felix, Kayta, Keiko, Russia's Idol winner and Tom after rehearsal


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom showing musicians from the
Kiev orchestra some scale and interval
studies during rehearsal break


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Keiko concentrating during
quick rehearsal break with the
Kiev orchestra


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom outside the Ukraine Palace
before big concert with the
Kiev orchestra


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Inside the Ukraine Palace during
rehearsal -- lighting director, Andy,
working his magic


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom with the sax section and
conductor of the Kiev orchestra
backstage after the show


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Felix, Tom, Steve and Keiko looking cozy and tired on the overnight train to Lugansk, Ukraine


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom at train station in
Lugansk, Ukraine


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Scenic view outside of Odessa, Ukraine during drive into the city


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Lenin's statue in a courtyard in
Donetsk, Ukraine


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom outside of the performance hall in Donetsk, Ukraine


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Venue in Donetsk, Ukraine


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom outside of jazz club/restaurant in Kharkov, Ukraine after having lunch -- great food!


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Keiko bowing after her solo encore
before a sellout crowd in
Kharkov, Ukraine


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Kayta and Tom at the airport for final tour stop in Baku, Azerbaijan


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Hanging around in the luxurious hotel lobby in Baku


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Ahhhhh, this is the life!
Tom relaxing in the lobby of
the Viva Hotel in Baku


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Andy, Kayta, Tom, Keiko, Felix,
Casey and Steve on the shores
of the Caspian Sea in Baku


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
View on the shores of the
Caspian Sea in Baku


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
The thousand-year-old Maiden Tower
in old town Baku


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom in front of an old fort wall
left in the middle of the
modern city of Baku


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Ha! Tom and Steve donning goat fur hats in old town Baku
(Steve actually bought one!!)


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom under the "Flying Carpet"
in old town Baku


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom outside of a restaurant
in Baku under ads for the
Baku Jazz Festival


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Baku city sights


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Tom in the Heydar Aliyev Palace in Baku -- the final tour venue


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Olga (tour asst.), Tom and Keiko backstage after the final
show in Baku

Official Photos from www.keikomatsui.com

Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Azerbaijan


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Azerbaijan


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Azerbaijan


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Azerbaijan


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Azerbaijan


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Azerbaijan


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Azerbaijan


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Ekaterinburg, Russia


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Ukraine


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Ukraine


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Ukraine


Tom Braxton, Keiko Matsui Tour
Ukraine

 
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