Hidemi Akaiwa is a Japanese pianist/composer/micro-jammer. Her passion is to create a new artform fusing the tenets of Japanese Zen with the sounds of jazz and contemporary classical music with microtones.
Chris Lee started playing piano at the age of 9. Although classically trained, his main inspirations are Yiruma and Joe Hisaishi. He is studying jazz composition, but Lee has a deep appreciation for songwriting and listens to a wide variety of music from an array of genres and eras.