Keiko Matsui is an internationally acclaimed and celebrated pianist, composer, and humanitarian. She marks the 30th anniversary of her recording debut with Journey to the Heart. She continues to find inspiration, reinventing her sound and ensemble, embarking on a new chapter. Keiko takes her music very seriously. “My melodies are my living testimony,” she declares. A world citizen, Matsui’s music speaks to the hearts and souls of fans around the world, transcending borders and building bridges among people who share a common appreciation of honest artistry and cultural exchange. “Music creates a oneness,” says the striking, petite powerhouse who has worked alongside everyone from Miles Davis and Stevie Wonder to Hugh Masekela and Bob James. “Journey To The Heart is my gift to my fans. I want to deliver the most beautiful and emotional experience.” Keiko says, “I feel the world is getting crazier and we need to collectively go back and recall what connects us all…our spirits, hearts and our souls.” On Journey To the Heart, Matsui more than delivers what she has come to be loved for: breathtakingly beautiful transcendent melodies that transport the listener. A master storyteller, Keiko Matsui crafts passionate and emotive songs with lush harmonies and global rhythms to create timeless musical anthems. She is also known for her humanitarianism, including work with groups such as The Daniel Pearl and The Susan G. Komen Foundations.