air - Hideyuki Hashimoto

Floating in the tranquil sea
An echo of a falling drop
Visionary sounds are dissolving into the “Air”
- A Collection of solo piano improvisations -

Japanese composer Hideyuki Hashimoto is releasing 2nd solo piano album “air” from his label nlart. With his remarkable sound that is ranked with impressionists such as Erik Satie, Hideyuki recorded the album playing FAZIOLI piano in the mysterious concert hall. By following his debut album “earth”, which was reviewed by many mediums internationally, he will be releasing the new album “air” selecting nostalgic improvised pieces and few compositions within total 14 tracks. Mastering through the analog tape made the album’s sound rich and deep. Also the CD is packaged in gorgeous 6 panel digipak, artwork is beautifully designed by a young designer and musician, Yu Kadowaki.


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Hideyuki Hashimoto

Hideyuki Hashimoto (b. 1986) is a pianist/composer born in Osaka Japan, currently based in Kagawa Prefecture. He utilizes space in his improvisational performances and composition.In 2012, Hashimoto released two works Earth and Air. His music has a delicate spacial beauty with a feel of vivid imagery and has been appreciated as a work of superiority in an array of reviews published both in Japan and abroad. In addition to first being appointed to compose the music for film in Hungary, he has also appeared in Japanese audio magazines and had his music featured in such commissions as JAL flight broadcasts. In 2013, following the Setouchi Triennale 2013, Hideyuki Hashimoto partook in the Sea's Terrace event with his spacial music in Takamijima, and with an upright piano from the island, represented the region's atmosphere with music, leaving the audience with a deep impression of beauty.

Hideyuki Hashimoto
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