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Chihiro Yamanaka, Universal Music/Blue Note recording artist, is one of the most exciting jazz pianists and composers of her generation, and the leader of the Chihiro Yamanaka Trio. The new Chihiro Yamanaka CD, Somethin' Blue, is her Blue Note Records debut. Chihiro has been a Universal Music/Verve recording artist since 2005, the same year in which she was named Swing Journal’s “Best New Artist." On the occasion of Universal's recent acquisition of Blue Note Records – in time for Blue Note’s 75th anniversary – Chihiro made the move to Blue Note. As a newly minted Blue Note artist, she has been a big part of the 75th anniversary celebrations, including a concert at the Blue Note Tokyo in which she performed with all-stars including bassist Ron Carter. Chihiro, who most often performs and records in trio format, assembled a sextet for the Somethin' Blue sessions and created a new compositional universe that places this 2014 album in the lineage of classic Blue Note recordings

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Umbria Jazz Winter a Orvieto

Read "Umbria Jazz Winter a Orvieto" reviewed by Libero Farnè

Umbria Jazz Winter 24 Orvieto Varie sedi 28.12.2016-01.01.2017 In questa ventiquattresima edizione di Umbria Jazz Winter, come in altre precedenti, non è mancata la qualità, con alcuni concerti che non sarebbe facile ascoltare altrove, fra cui molte proposte replicate in più sedi e in orari diversi. Quasi tutti i gruppi ...

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Chihiro Yamanaka At San Jose Jazz Summer Fest (Aug. 8) & Don Quixote's (Aug. 6)

Chihiro Yamanaka At San Jose Jazz Summer Fest (Aug. 8) & Don Quixote's (Aug. 6)

The Chihiro Yamanaka Trio will perform August 8, 2015 at San Jose Jazz Summer Fest in jny: San Jose, CA, and will precede the festival appearance with an August 6 concert at Don Quixote’s International Music Hall in Felton, CA. The trio, led by jazz pianist/composer Chihiro Yamanaka, a Blue Note Records recording artist, features bassist ...

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Chihiro Yamanaka Trio At Blues Alley In Washington, DC, March 30

Chihiro Yamanaka Trio At Blues Alley In Washington, DC, March 30

The Chihiro Yamanaka Trio will perform March 30, 2015 at Blues Alley in jny: Washington, DC. The trio, led by jazz pianist/composer Chihiro Yamanaka, a Universal Music/Blue Note recording artist, features bassist Yoshi Waki and drummer John Davis. Ms. Yamanaka’s performance, part of Blues Alley’s Japanese Jazz Series, marks her return to Blues Alley after her ...

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Chihiro Yamanaka Trio At Dizzy's In New York City, March 9

Chihiro Yamanaka Trio At Dizzy's In New York City, March 9

The Chihiro Yamanaka Trio will perform March 9, 2015 at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Jazz At Lincoln Center in New York, NY. The trio, led by jazz pianist/composer Chihiro Yamanaka, a Universal Music/Blue Note recording artist, features bassist Yasushi Nakamura and drummer Kush Abadey. Ms. Yamanaka’s group will perform two sets, at 7:30 PM and 9:30 ...

Somethin' Blue

Label: Blue Note Reocrds
Released: 2014

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Chihiro Yamanaka Trio At Kuumbwa Jazz In Santa Cruz, Yoshi's San Francisco, April 11 & 13

Chihiro Yamanaka Trio At Kuumbwa Jazz In Santa Cruz, Yoshi's San Francisco, April 11 & 13

The Chihiro Yamanaka Trio will perform April 11 at Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz, CA and April 13 at Yoshi’s San Francisco. The trio, led by jazz pianist, composer and arranger Chihiro Yamanaka, a Universal Music/Blue Note Records artist, features bassist Yasushi Nakamura and drummer Mark Whitfield, Jr.. The concerts are part of a west ...

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Chihiro Yamanaka Trio At Dizzy's (san Diego), Blue Whale (los Angeles), April 9-10

Chihiro Yamanaka Trio At Dizzy's (san Diego), Blue Whale (los Angeles), April 9-10

The Chihiro Yamanaka Trio will travel to California to present a series of concerts, starting with Dizzy's in San Diego on April 9 and the Blue Whale in Los Angeles on April 10. The trio, led by dazzling jazz pianist/composer Chihiro Yamanaka, a Universal Music/Blue Note Records artist, features bassist Yasushi Nakamura and drummer Mark Whitfield, ...

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Chihiro Yamanaka Trio, March 31 At Blues Alley In Washington, DC

Chihiro Yamanaka Trio, March 31 At Blues Alley In Washington, DC

The Chihiro Yamanaka Trio will perform March 31 at Blues Alley in Washington, DC. The concert is part of the Emerging Japanese Jazz Artist Series and is presented in association with the Embassy of Japan and the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The trio, led by dazzling jazz pianist/composer Chihiro Yamanaka, a Universal Music/Blue Note recording artist, ...


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