After four Telarc albums dedicated to original material, keyboardist Hiromi Uehara and her talented Sonicbloom trio tackle that most treasured of jazz traditions, the standard. Only 27 when this was recorded in 2008, her song choices and execution are less orthodox than other jazz artists', hence the album's intriguing title.
- 1. Intro: Softly As In a Morning Sunrise
- 2. Softly As In a Morning Sunrise
- 3. Clair De Lune
- 4. Caravan
- 5. Ue Wo Muite Aruko
- 6. My Favorite Things
- 7. Led Boots
- 8. Xyg
- 9. I've Got Rhythm
"Hiromi's Sonicbloom is a shot of adrenalin for tired musical tastes."
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