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If it ain’t got that swing dowa dowa.
(hope it’s right this time)
Portrait of Harlem Renaissance.
I love JAZZ. . . . :D :D :D


tokiko anderson, nature, blue, abstract, red, office, new york, beautiful, colorful, flower, flowers, yellow, chicago, fantasy, dance, calm, famous, old, nyc, beauty, vintage, city, watercolor, african american, harlem, harlem renaissance, drama, heritage, history, music, night life, nostalgia, swing, theatre

1968, married to African American Airforce underground communication specialist.
Moved in US at the fall of Saigon, 1972. Witnessed and lived the history of America from 3 directions.
I love USA the country i chose as i am proud of Japan I was born.

There has been quite a ride. I can’t speak all in few paragraphs but i am happy and fullfilled for the life I have chosed to live.

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  • annamora
    annamoraover 4 years ago are so right about Jazz Tokiko – I think the same :))
    … beautiful painting …

  • Thanks Anna, I wish I can do more.

    – TokikoAnderson

  • rasnidreamer
    rasnidreamerover 4 years ago

    Beautiful portrayal of something you love! I had no idea you loved jazz!! I’m glad!!XXSUEXX

  • Thanks Sue. I love Jazz and classical music. I’m glad you love jazz too :D

    – TokikoAnderson

  • Kay Kempton Raade
    Kay Kempton Raadeover 4 years ago

    Lovely image and such a great cause.

  • Thanks Kay I appreciate…. I have been thinking the subject has too deep meaning for me to handle but its time I should paint something meaningful.

    – TokikoAnderson

  • linskudd
    linskuddover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous Tokiko. I love the way you paint.

  • Thanks Lindsey. I try to show the feeling of the night club by gold and sparkle.

    – TokikoAnderson

  • © Janis Zroback
    © Janis Zrobackover 4 years ago

    I just love all your work…this is simply gorgeous…

  • Thanks Janis. the story telling is my play ground.

    – TokikoAnderson

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 4 years ago

    Gorgeus painting Tokiko dear. Love it.

  • Thanks Mary. Can this touch the soft side of you?

    – TokikoAnderson

  • RavenSoul
    RavenSoulover 4 years ago


  • Thanks Raven for drop the line.

    – TokikoAnderson

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 4 years ago

    Already did; I am not as tough as I appear to be :))

  • Oh OK I’ll change my impression of you. It because once you said you are still tough inside after change your tiger avatar, Tender heart behind the strong spirit, right?

    – TokikoAnderson

  • tcat757
    tcat757over 4 years ago

  • Thanks tcat. I would like to paint in this color too.

    – TokikoAnderson

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...over 4 years ago

    love it…jazz has it all…fabulous painting:)

  • Thanks. I just changed image made the gold sparkle more.
    You are right. Jazz started all except classic.

    – TokikoAnderson

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