Hiromi to Release Live DVD

Pianist teams with bassist Anthony Jackson and drummer Simon Phillips

Hiromi at the 2010 Telluride Jazz Celebration image 0
Jeff Tamarkin

Hiromi at the 2010 Telluride Jazz Celebration

Japanese pianist Hiromi, accompanied by contrabass guitarist Anthony Jackson and drummer Simon Phillips will release Live at Marciac (Telarc), a DVD recorded July 31, 2011 in France. The DVD features six Hiromi originals, a version of “Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 8, Pathetique and a special bonus feature. The track listing is:

1. Delusion

2. Now Or Newer

3. Voice

4. Flashback

5. Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 8, Pathetique

6. Dancando No Paraiso

7. Joy

8. Special Feature: Five Days, Five Countries

Hiromi’s next album will be Move, out next January.

Here’s a JazzTimes In Person video interview with Hiromi, done at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival, in which she talks about this trio: