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[he] plays with a kind of effortless grace as to make every song dance on your eardrums.
John Ephland

…an astute, well-traveled pianist making a breakout statement…
Nate Chinen

Talent leaping into craft marks this pianist’s tightly woven compositions.
Scott Adler


Art Hirahara – piano
Boris Kozlov – bass
Rudy Royston – drums
Nicole Glover – sax
Behn Gillese – vibraphone

Check out "OPEN SKY"my new album withPosi-Tone Records!

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Art Hirahara: Central Line — ‘introspective balladry and ferocious swing’

MIKE HOBART, Financial Times

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