Pianist, composer, arranger, and producer Chihiro Yamanaka performed at the San Jose Jazz Festival with her trio on Saturday August 8th 2015. She wowed the audience with a powerful and captivating performance and showed that she is a top talent in the jazz world. At the festival Chihiro showed the audience her skill and creativity with her own compositions like 2:30 Rag, Rain Rain Rain (Fukushima tribute), and Insight Foresight, as well as, standards such as Summertime, Take 5, and even Beethoven with equal aplomb. Ms. Yamanaka is very popular in the US, Europe, and especially Japan. Her recently released album is called Syncopation Hazard 7-15-2015 UCCQ-2024 CD & DVD on Blue Note with Chihiro Yamanaka pianist, Yoshi Waki Bass, and John Davis drums. Recommended.
Courtesy of Blue Note Records