Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Hiromi UEHARA - Hiromi’s SonicBloom Newport Jazz Festival 2009
Hiromi started learning classical piano at age 5. She was introduced to jazz by her piano teacher Noriko Hakita when she was 8. At age 14, she played with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. When she was 17, she met Chick Corea by chance in Tokyo, and was invited to play with him at his concert the next day. After being a jingle writer for a few years for Japanese companies such as Nissan, she enrolled to study at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts  . There, she was mentored by Ahmad Jamal and had already signed with jazz label Telarc before her graduation.
Since her debut in 2003, Hiromi has toured the world and appeared in numerous jazz festivals. She performed live at the Newport Jazz Festival on August 8, 2009.
Hiromi Uehara- Piano, keyboards
Tony Grey- Bass
Mauricio Zottarelli- Drums
John Shannon- Guitar
01. Softly As In A Morning Sunrise 10:27
02. Led Boots 9:11
03. Claire de Lune 9:19
04. Unknown 12:28
05. Piano Solo 6:38
06. Caravan 15:25
07. Unknown 9:45