HIROMI New Year’s Eve Countdown Live Stream Benefitting Blue Note New York
Thursday, December 31 at 11:00 p.m. EST
Blue Note Tokyo and Blue Note New York present world-renowned Japanese Piano Fantasia, HIROMI New Year’s Eve Countdown. HIROMI’s solo performance will feature a special countdown to the new year of 2021.
The show will be live streamed from Blue Note Tokyo and broadcast in Eastern Standard Time for Blue Note New York. The show will be available to watch on-demand through January 1, 2021. Her heart will be with the World’s Jazz Capital, Blue Note New York, at the end of an extraordinary year to celebrate the new year.
Tickets for the live stream are available at www.bluenotejazz.com. Tickets start at $20, and a suggested donation option will be available for viewers wishing to add an additional donation amount. 100% percent of the ticket proceeds will go to supporting the venue Blue Note New York on behalf of HIROMI.
A native of Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Hiromi Uehara began studying piano at age six, when she enrolled in the Yamaha School of Music. While attending Berklee College of Music in Boston, she studied under veteran jazz bassist/arranger Richard Evans, who shared HIROMI’s demo tape with Ahmad Jamal, a legendary pianist/bandleader. Evans and Jamal ended up co-producing HIROMI’s 2003 debut album, Another Mind, which received the Recording Industry Association of Japan’s (RIAJ) Jazz Album of the Year Award. Since then, she has released eleven albums as a solo artist and in bands Hiromi’s Sonicboom and The Trio Project. One of her five concert DVDs is Solo Live at Blue Note New York, was released in 2011.
About Blue Note New York
Since 1981, Blue Note Jazz Club has been a cultural institution in New York City and one of the premiere jazz clubs in the world. Blue Note strives to preserve the history of jazz, and the club is a place where progression and innovation—the foundations of jazz—are encouraged and practiced on a nightly basis. In addition to the main acts that feature the likes of Chick Corea, Joe Lovano, John Scofield, and Chris Botti, Blue Note regularly showcases up-and-coming jazz, soul, hip-hop, R&B, and funk artists. After 40 years of success, Blue Note continues to carry the torch for jazz into the 21st century in the cultural heart of New York, Greenwich Village.