Mar 18, 2013 / New York Times

Yoko Reikano Kimura, playing the shamisen and singing, is superb – BELL (2013 Bessie Award nominated dance work | choreography, Yasuko Yokoshi) –

Feb, 2011 / San Francisco Examiner

“…Kimura’s performance on the solo shamisen was quite stunning. An elegant refined presence perfectly poised, she played with precision, beauty and the utmost confidence…” by Johnathon Baken – Maqam for solo shamisen (composed by Marty Regan) –