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Hiromi Uehara

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Hiromi Uehara Brain album cover
3.96 | 48 ratings | 4 reviews | 23% 5 stars

Excellent addition to any
prog rock music collection

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Studio Album, released in 2004

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Kung-Fu World Champion ( 6:53)
2. If... (7:11)
3. Wind Song (5:43)
4. Brain (9:05)
5. Desert on the Moon (7:08)
6. Green Tea Farm (4:38)
7. Keytalk (10:02)
8. Legend of the Purple Valley (10:47)

Total Time 61:27

Bonus track on 2004 Japan release:
9. Another Mind (13:10)

Line-up / Musicians

- Hiromi Uehara / piano, co-producer
- Tony Grey / bass (1,3,4,7)
- Anthony Jackson / bass (2,5,8)
- Martin Valihora / drums

Releases information

Artwork: Frank Capri (photo)

CD Telarc ‎- CD-83600 (2004, US)
CD Telarc ‎- UCCT-1090 (2004, Japan) With 1 bonus track

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and to Quinino for the last updates
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HIROMI UEHARA Brain ratings distribution

(48 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(23%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(42%)
Good, but non-essential (27%)
Collectors/fans only (4%)
Poor. Only for completionists (4%)

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5 stars Not a prog album. Neither a jazz album. A trio album. (Hiromi on Keyboards, Martin Valihora on Drums, Tony Grey and Anthony Jackson alternatively on bass). After her pyrothecnic debut, Hiromi explores new territories. The result is quite surprising. Each track sounds different from the others and ... (read more)

Report this review (#2300067) | Posted by Hydenseek | Friday, December 27, 2019 | Review Permanlink

4 stars Her best pre-trio project album. This is the album the set for Hiromi a trio approach, which allows her the freedom to really develop her style, and which she would later develop into her Trio Project. This album doesn't feature Simon Philips on drums, but instead Martin Valihora, but does featur ... (read more)

Report this review (#1699019) | Posted by Walkscore | Monday, March 6, 2017 | Review Permanlink

3 stars Possibly the cutest artist on prog archives, I was intrigued by Hiromi Uehara as soon as I heard of her. Besides being a rare prog hottie, she was mentored by the great Chick Corea and additionally, listening to many records by Caucasian men, it was refreshing to hear the work of an Asian fema ... (read more)

Report this review (#274319) | Posted by Textbook | Friday, March 26, 2010 | Review Permanlink

5 stars Great album of a great woman piano player (I think). Pure jazz fusion with great performances when rapid contexts have a strong atmonspheres and very calm and zen atmospheres make a great album concept. To me, Hiromi is a great revelation from Japan, that is a country with some of the best Jaz ... (read more)

Report this review (#268093) | Posted by Joćo Paulo | Thursday, February 25, 2010 | Review Permanlink

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