Some performances by the absolutely astonishing (and I don't use the word lightly) composer and pianist Hiromi Uehara.

Deep Into The Night, with her current group Sonicbloom, recorded at Harajuku Quest Hall, Tokyo, Japan, February, 2007.

Kung Fu World Champion, with her original trio, Tony Grey on bass guitar and Martin Valihora on drums.

Old Castle, By The River, In The Middle of a Forest, again with the trio at the Shinagawa Stellar Ball, 2005.

A couple of years ago I saw her play with Sonicbloom at the Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society in Half Moon Bay. I sat about six feet from her. One can literally feel the joy emanating from her as she plays. Absolutely astonishing.

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