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Hiromi: The Grand Caravan at Blue Note

Friday August 14, 10:30 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:30 pm, repeating until Sunday August 16, 2020

An event every day that begins at 10:30 pm, repeating until Sunday August 16, 2020

$30 – $45

Hiromi: The Grand Caravan
FEATURING:
Hiromi (Piano)
Adam O’farril (Trumpet)
Freddie Hendrix (Trumpet)
Josh Deutsch (Trumpet)
Bria Skonberg (Trumpet)
Lakecia Benjamin (Alto Saxphone)
Adison Evans (Alto Saxphone)
Tivon Pennicott (Tenor Saxphone)
Alejandro Aviles (Tenor Saxophone)
Jason Marshall (Baritone Saxophone)
Frank Cohen (Trombone)
Saunders Sermon (Trombone)
Alan Ferber(Trombone)
Dan Levine (Trombone)
Yasushi Nakamura (Bass)
Obed Calvarie (Drums)

“I don’t want to put a name on my music. Other people can put a name on what I do. It’s just the union of what I’ve been listening to and what I’ve been learning. It has some elements of classical music, it has some rock, it has some jazz, but I don’t need to give it a name.”
– Hiromi

Japan has produced an impressive assemblage of jazz pianists, from Toshiko Akiyoshi and Makoto Ozone. And now, well into the change of the 21st century, the pianist/composer Hiromi is the latest in that line of amazing musicians. Ever since the 2003 release of her debut Telarc CD, Another Mind, Hiromi has electrified audiences and critics east and west, with a creative energy that encompasses and eclipses the boundaries of jazz, classical and pop parameters, taking improvisation and composition to new heights of complexity and sophistication. Her latest album, the vivid solo piano outing Spectrum, offers a dazzling evocation of the vibrant array of colors that imbue her music.

With her 2009 solo debut Place to Be, Hiromi decided to go it alone once a decade in order to capture the ways in which her experiences and personal growth had shaped her sound during the preceding years. Recorded shortly before her 40th birthday, Spectrum celebrates the maturity and depth that have enriched Hiromi’s composing and playing over the course of her 30s, years in which she’s crisscrossed the globe thrilling audiences and embarked on collaborations with some of jazz’s most inventive artists.

Details

Date:
Friday August 14
Times:
8:00 pm
10:30 pm
Cost:
$30 – $45
Event Category:
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Website:
http://www.bluenotejazz.com/newyork/schedule/moreinfo.cgi?id=18438

Venue

Blue Note
131 W 3rd St
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Website:
http://www.bluenotejazz.com/newyork/