Hiromi: The Trio Project ft. Anthony Jackson & Simon Phillips
Piano superstar Hiromi’s powerful Trio Project returns to the SFJAZZ Center following their triumphant run of sold-out shows last season. An utterly original improviser and composer, the Japanese-born pianist creates kinetic soundscapes in which through-composed passages segue seamlessly into open-ended improvisation. What’s most impressive isn’t her commanding technique. It’s her cohesive group approach in which no instrument is confined to its traditional role. She introduced this hi-octane ensemble… Show more
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"Hiromi is well on the way to creating a cohesive group approach in which no instrument is confined to its traditional role. " — San Francisco Chronicle
An innovative, aggressive drummer, Simon Phillips embarked on his musical career at an early age. He showed affinity for the drums quickly -- beginning with a toy kit at age four, moving on to a snare and cymbal set at six; by age 12, Phillips was performing and recording with his father's Dixieland jazz band....
Bassist Anthony Jackson stands as one of the masters of the instrument. The ubiquitous sideman's exhaustive discography spans many genres' of music. An academician,his tenacious research into the origins of the bass led to the invention of the six-string contrabass,a couple of decades before five-string basses became popular....
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