Jazz it up

Updated: 2012-05-18 13:15

(China Daily)

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Grammy-winning jazz trio Hiromi Uehara will take the stage of Xinghai Concert Hall in Guangzhou.

Uehara is a world-acclaimed Japanese jazz pianist, known for fusing classical, jazz, country and rock music. She's described as a "jazz fairy" and often appears onstage in colorful outfits and outlandish hairdos.

She cooperated with American jazz master Chick Corea at age 17. The Stanley Clarke Band won Grammy's Best Contemporary Jazz Award in 2011, and Uehara is billed as a featured artists, playing piano on four of the album's songs.

The improvisations of the trio's drummer and the bass player are critically acclaimed.

8 pm, May 26. Symphony Hall, Xinghai Concert Hall, 33 Qingbo Lu, Er-sha Island, Yuexiu district, Guangzhou. 020-8735-2222.