The Keigo Hirakawa Trio is a hard hitting, hard swinging, jazz piano trio that reach the highest level of improvisational artistry. Acclaimed jazz pianist Stephen Scott describes Hirakawa’s playing as "full of inventiveness and a sense of adventure, creativeness and voracious angularity, aggressiveness, and jaggedness, passion and swing." The Trio will be playing selections from their recently released a straight-ahead piano trio CD named "And Then There Were Three." A graduate of New England Conservatory, Keigo Hirakawa has gigged/toured with Noah Preminger, Donald Byrd, JD Allen, Bob Moses, Allen Vizzutti, Greg Abate, Eddie Bayard, Richie Barshay, and Mark Zaleski Band. Bassist Eddie Brookshire toured/recorded with Elvin Jones, Donald Byrd, Rusty Bryant, Johnny Lytle, and Fathead Newman. Fenton Sparks gigged/toured with Bill Cunliffe, Dean Sims (Ohio Players), Nerek Roth Patterson, and the ITI recording artists' 'Bout Time Band.