Since the release of her debut album Another Mind in 2003, Hiromi Uehara has electrified audiences and critics in both hemispheres with a creative energy that defies the conventional parameters of jazz and pushes musicianship and composition to unprecedented levels of complexity and sophistication. Having performed with jazz greats including Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke, Hiromi has been heralded as one of the brightest new lights on todays piano jazz landscape. A forceful presence on any stage (New York Times), Hiromi will captivate you with her infectious energy as she performs tunes from her latest album, Place To Bea musical travel journal of the many places around the world that have left an indelible impression on her creative sensibilities.
Join us for a pre-show discussion with Hiromi and Stanford Makishi, Director of Programs for the Asian Arts Council/Arts in Action. Moderated by Lolita Jackson, Annenberg Center Board Member and Penn Alumna, this Artists & Audiences Changing Lives chat will focus on Hiromiís efforts to support the disaster relief in Japan as well as how Arts in Action has been working to help Japanís arts communities rebuild after the earthquake. This event will take place at 7 PM in Room 516 on the Upper Mezzanine. Click here to learn how you can donate a portion of your ticket purchase to Arts in Action Ė Japan.
This performance is part of the Annenberg Centerís Jazz Series.
This performance is part of the Artists & Audiences Changing Lives program. Click here to learn more.
Media support for the 11/12 Jazz Series provided by WRTI and City Paper.
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