Akiko Tsuruga (敦賀明子 Tsuruga Akiko) is a jazz composer, Hammond B-3 organist and pianist from Osaka, Japan. A graduate of the Osaka College of Music, she has resided in New York City since 2001.
In addition to her solo work, she plays as a sideman in various groups in NYC.
- Harlem Dreams (2004, M&I))
- Sweet and Funky (2007, M&I)
- St. Louis blues (2007, Mojo)
- NYC Serenade (2008, Mojo)
- Oriental Express (2009, 18th & Vine)
- Sakura (2012)
- Commencement (2014)