Keigo Hirakawa Trio

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From Dayton, Ohio! Exciting young pianist debuts material from his brand new CD "And Then There Were Three".

Featuring: Keigo Hirakawa-piano, Eddie Brookshire-acoustic bass, & Fenton Sparks-drums.

Hirakawa can be heard throughout the USA and internationally. He has appeared on stage alongside Donald Byrd, JD Allen, Bob Moses. Trained in New York City and at New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, he was a student of many world renowned jazz artists, including Danilo Perez, Stephen Scott, Harold Danko, Alan Pasqua, Ran Blake, Cecil McBee, Ralph Peterson, Jerry Bergonzi, Donald Byrd, John McNeil, George Garzone, Bob Moses, Walt Weiskopf, and Oscar Stagnaro. He was the acting director of the Cornell University Jazz Ensembles in 2000-2001, during which time he welcomed Donald Byrd, Jimmy Heath, Wycliffe Gordon, Terell Stafford, Vincent Herring, and Joe Chambers onto the stage as guest soloists. He leads his own piano trio, and is a member of the Eddie Brookshire Quintet and the Brandon Coleman Quartet. He is a passionate clinician and educator, on faculty at the University of Dayton.
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