Información del Artista
A musical phenomenon, Hiromi gathered attention when performed Chick Corea invited her to perform with him when just 17. She already had a recording contract while still in college, and is now an award winning star known around the world.
Born in Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, in Japan in 1979, Hiromi started playing piano since the age of 6 and learned music composition at the same time at the Yamaha Music School. She performed jointly with Chick Corea at the age of 17 and made a contract with the jazz label Telarc while she was studying at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Since making her global debut with the album "Another Mind" in 2003, Hiromi consecutively received major music awards as evidenced by receiving the New Star Award at the U.S. Surround Music Awards for her second album "Brain" and Best Jazz Act Award at the Boston Music Awards for her third album "Spiral". Hiromi performed on various occasions including at the Playboy Jazz Festival held at the Hollywood Bowl subsequent to the launch of her first standard album "Beyond Standard" in 2008. She also released "DUET", a piano duo with Chick Corea, in 2009 (launched in 2008 in Japan) and appeared on the Stanley Clarke Trio album "Jazz" in the Garden in the same year. Additionally, she is the only Japanese artist who has performed one week at the Blue Note jazz club in New York for five consecutive years. Released in 2010, the solo piano album "A place to Be" (launched in 2009 in Japan) became No.1 on the U.S. Amazon.com jazz chart and Hiromi further gained recognition by appearing on the cover of three specialized music magazines. She is continuously performing 150 concerts a year during approximately 100-day world tours.