May 9, 2016

Hiromi Uehara Hits No.1 on US Billboard Jazz Chart

Hiromi Uehara and The Trio Project’s album “SPARK”, released on April 1, ranked No. 1 on the Billboard’s weekly “JAZZ ALBUMS” chart on April 23, making her first appearance on the Billboard chart ( Her highest rank ever was with her last album “ALIVE” which reached third on the jazz chart. The album “SPARK”, as her 10th CD, became her first to earn No.1. She is the second Japanese artist to rank No. 1 for the jazz chart... Read More

April 18, 2016

Hiromi Uehara, New Album “SPARK” US Release Tour Begins with a Full House Concert in NY

On March 30 and 31, “Hiromi Uehara, The Trio Project feat. Anthony Jackson & Simon Philips” held a live concert at “Highline Ballroom” in New York. The concert was held commemorating her new album release, “SPARK”, which has been released in February in Japan, and on April 1 in the United States. As an opening to the US release tour, the concert was a great success with tickets sold out for both days and aisles filled with people standing from one hour before... Read More

June 30, 2014

Hiromi Uehara’s 10 Consecutive Blue Note Shows Just Started! First Achievement as a Japanese Artist!

Hiromi Uehara, a highly acclaimed pianist, just opened her 10 consecutive shows at Blue Note New York on June 25th, which is to be the first and one of the biggest achievement for a Japanese artist. She made her first appearance at Blue Note, a legendary Jazz venue in 2005. Since then she has been doing annual five-day shows but for this 10th anniversary she will hold 10-day shows. The show promoted her latest album “ALIVE”, which came out on May 21th in Japan and this month... Read More

May 7, 2014

Hiromi Uehara’s “ALIVE”, Raving Reviews from Hiroto Koumoto and Metallica

THE TRIO PROJECT, led by Hiromi Uehara, will release their new album, “ALIVE” on 5/12 (Wed) in Japan. The album’s title song, “ALIVE” was broadcast on-air world-wide for the first time on 4/20 (Sun) on J-WAVE 81.3FM “McDonald’s TOKIO HOT 100” (On-air 1:00pm-4:54pm/Host: Chris Peppler). Hiromi Uehara herself confirms that “ALIVE” is “THE TRIO PROJECT’s most difficult song to-date”; the song has also received great acclamation from Hiroto Koumoto... Read More

May 1, 2013

Hiromi Uehara Start of New York Blue Note Performance, First Japanese ever to do so for 9 Years in a Row

With her newly released album “MOVE”, Hiromi Uehara, who has been touring along with Anthony Jackson (b), Simon Phillips (ds), has started a one week performance at Blue Note, a New York jazz club, from April 16th. It is her 9th year to do a one week performance in Blue Note. That is an unprecedented record as a Japanese. There was a long line in front of the club before the doors were even opened, and by the time of the performance the club was full. Hiromi, dressed in a... Read More

January 1, 2011

Hiromi Uehara

Pianist and composer Hiromi Uehara, whose passionate and incendiary keyboard work has been a shining light on the jazz landscape since her 2003 debut, believes that the voice that never speaks can sometimes be the most powerful of all. Her newest release, a nine-song trio recording simply titled Voice, expresses a range of human emotions without the aid of a single lyric. Voice is set for a June 7, 2011, release on Telarc, a division of Concord Music Group. “When I play... Read More