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Art Hirahara – Balance Point (2020) [Official Digital Download 24bit/88,2kHz]

Art Hirahara – Balance Point (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/88,2 kHz | Time – 01:05:28 minutes | 1,18 GB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Posi-Tone Records

Pianist Art Hirahara undergoes a transformative journey of self-exploration to discover the “Balance Point” on his fifth release for Posi-Tone. This engaging new record also features several standout performances and meaningful contributions from his trusted collaborators tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana, bassist Joe Martin, and drummer Rudy Royston. Hirahara utilizes his visionary talents as a bandleader and virtuoso musician to uncover the hidden possibilities latent in the inner nature of the songs to help make bold collaborative statements while ultimately remaining true to himself. All of the original compositions and arrangements of traditional melodies always contain lyrical elements that are clearly suggestive of a modern jazz sensibility while holding a keen focus on remaining straight forward with some hard swinging highlights. With insightful leadership, an amazing combination of talent and musicianship, along with an evocative program of music, Hirahara’s latest release, “Balance Point,” is sure to bring bright moments of intense delight to serious listeners and jazz fans everywhere.


1. Art Hirahara – Mother’s Song
2. Art Hirahara – Blessed Son, Mr. Weston
3. Art Hirahara – Balance Point
4. Art Hirahara – Ascent
5. Art Hirahara – G-yokoso
6. Art Hirahara – Had It Happened
7. Art Hirahara – A Fine Line Between
8. Art Hirahara – Like Water
9. Art Hirahara – Prelude To A Kiss
10. Art Hirahara – Fulcrum
11. Art Hirahara – The Path Of The Gods
12. Art Hirahara – Homage
13. Art Hirahara – Lament For The Fallen


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