Hiromi Uehara, Interview at Newport Jazz Festival in 2011

This interview with noted jazz pianist Hiromi took place at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival, presented by Natixis.

Hiromi appeared at the festival as a solo act as well as in a power trio with Anthony Jackson and Simon Phillips. She talked about playing with Jackson, Phillips and Chick Corea, as well as about her own music education. Finally she discussed her personal and professional response to the Tsunami in Japan.

Interview is one of many taped backstage at the Newport Jazz Festival. Interview by Lee Mergner. Video by Melissa Mergner.

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