Recent Performances

The incredible music of Hiromi

I am always surprised when I “discover” a new, at least to me, musical artist whose talent is so great and whose music is so amazing that they beg to have the word genius attached to their work, yet I have been completely unaware of their music until that point. I suppose it should not be so shocking given the time I have available to devote to searching out great music and the vast number of artists out there in the world working in a wide range of genre’s that I have interest in. But with very little effort, I consistently find new and shockingly great artists to check out. I believe this to be a very positive result of the increasing interconnectedness of the world. I also believe that these discoveries have been helped along and often facilitated by the KPL music collection's fantastic breadth and depth. Listening to Michigan Radio on Sunday evening I had such an experience when I first heard the music of Japanese jazz composer and pianist Hiromi Uehara. Not only a virtuosic technical player, Hiromi’s passionate and genre bending style is truly unique as witnessed in the video below. 

Music

Beyond Standard
UMM368622C
mykyl

Comments

Thanks for posting the video. Hiromi looks like she's having a great time.
She is a beast on jazz piano and is pretty well known in the jazz community. This piano piece is totally exhilirating
Thanks for sharing this video. She is really a genius in piano! I wish I could play piano just like her.

Add a Comment

* = required