Sekine, Hiroe / Hiroe's Spirit
Album: Hiroe's Spirit   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Sekine, Hiroe   Added:Aug 2019
Label:Self Release  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2019-09-21 Pull Date: 2019-11-23 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Nov 24 Nov 10 Nov 3 Oct 27 Oct 13 Oct 6
Airplays: 1 1 1 1 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Nov 28, 2019: Old Fart At Play
Pavane Pour Un Infante Defunte
4. Nov 09, 2019: Music Casserole
2. Nov 26, 2019: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
A - Me, I Hear A Rhapsody
5. Oct 29, 2019: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
Ave Maria
3. Nov 23, 2019: Music Casserole
I Hear A Rhapsody
6. Oct 22, 2019: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
I Hear A Rhapsody

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2019-08-05
Reviewed: 2019-08-04
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Pianist Sekine performs modern and creative jazz arrangements of classical pieces, and a sophisticated classical music-like arrangement of a jazz standard. She has different guest musicians on each track.
If You Like: Keith Jarrett, Geri Allen
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte (6:37) – piano starts> midtempo jam> piano solo> sax solo> midtempo jam> crescendo end
*2/ Hiroe’s Spirit (5:40) – piano starts strong> midtempo jam includes sax & flute> slowly builds in volume> melody shift> piano solo> piano & sax trade riffs> original midtempo jam> crescendo end
**3/ A-Me (5:32) – bass starts> midtempo jam includes vibes> piano solo> vibes solo swings uptempo> guitar solo> piano solo> drum solo> uptempo jam> crescendo end
*4/ Bevel (4:52) – piano starts> midtempo jam including cello> cello solo slows to slow tempo, then swings back to uptempo jam> crescendo> melody shift into midtempo jam> slow fade
5/ La Plume (5:22) – bass starts> midtempo jam with Rhodes> bass solo> midtempo jam> Rhodes solo> fade
6/ Ave Maria (6:37) – piano/drums start> uptempo jam includes vibes & synth> piano/synth duet> vibes solo> drum solo> bass solo> uptempo jam> slow fade
**7/ I Hear A Rhapsody (4:58) – piano starts> uptempo jam including violin, viola & cello> piano solo> violin solo> uptempo jam with drum fills> quick stop> uptempo jam> fade
8/ Traumerai (7:02) – piano starts slow solo> slow duet with bass> slowly builds to uptempo trio, & mellows again> slow fade

Track Listing
1. Pavane Pour Un Infante Defunte   5. La Plume
2. Hiroe's Spirit   6. Ave Maria
3. A - Me   7. I Hear A Rhapsody
4. Revel   8. Traumerai