Noriko Miyamoto

Noriko Miyamoto (宮本典子) is a Japanese jazz-funk vocalist who debuted in 1978 with the album Push on Yupiteru Records, recorded with bassist Isao Suzuki. Between 1979 and 1982, she released a pair of albums on Trio Records and a trilogy of titles on Polystar/Casablanca. During the mid-1980s, she appeared on recordings by Toshiki Kadomatsu and issued her sixth and final album of the period: the 1984 release Sweet Sugar on Invitation. A trilustrum of silence preceded her reinvention as Mimi at the close of the 20th century.


  • Push (1978 • Noriko Miyamoto with Isao Suzuki)
  • Vivid (1979)
  • Rush (1980)
  • New Romance (1981)
  • Noriko (1982)
  • Shock (1982)
  • Sweet Sugar (1984)

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