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Hiromi’s Sonicbloom: Beyond Standard

Pair up some old-time-radio sound effects with some Jeff Beck Wired-era whammy effects, toss in a satirical approach to the great American songsmiths, and rekindle the Japanese infatuation with the supergroup, and you too can make standards sound less standard-alien, almost. Such is the undertaking of keyboardist Hiromi Uehara and her side project Sonicbloom, a quartet of fusionistas in Deep Purple mode.

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