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Trio's 5th Album

w/ David Ambrosio (bass), Ikuo Takeuchi (drums)

All her original compositions.


1st Duo Album

Eri's first album as a leader outside of the piano trio format.
Each piece was composed specifically with each duo partner in mind.


Videos on YouTube

Eri Yamamoto Trio @ Cornelia St. Cafe in NYC, 2012

"Just Walking"

"Sparkle Song"

"Memory Dance"

Piano Solo @ An die Musik in Baltimore, 2012


"Dark Blue Sky"

"The Next Page"

Piano Solo Improvisation

Piano Solo "You Are Welcome"

Trio "OZU project" in Germany, 2009

* Solo in Nuoro, Italy 2008
* Duo w/ William Parker in nyc, 2008
*Duo w/ Daniel Carter in nyc, 2008


Sunday, November 15th, 2015, 3pm
Eri Yamamoto Solo
@ An die Musik in Baltimore

Sat. December 12th, 2015  7:15pm
Piano solo @577 FORWARD Festival

Sunday, December 27th, 2015, 8:30pm
Eri Yamamoto Trio
@Cornelia Street Cafe in Greenwich Village, Manhattan

Eri Yamamoto Trio New Album " firefly"



Aum Fidelity

Eri Yamamoto Trio's 7th Album
"The Next Page" (AUM Fidelity)
w/ David Ambrosio, Ikuo Takeuchi


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Eri's original music " Circular Movement" " Thank You" and " A Little Escape" were used for a documentary film by Kenny Dalsheimer " A Weaverly Path" (2011) .

Trio's 6th Album

"In Each Day, Something Good"


*All original compositions.

I composed the half of the songs as a soundtrack to the black and white silent movie,
'I Was Born, But...'directed by Yasujiro Ozu in 1932.
We have been performing this suite of compositions along with screenings of the film.

*Read review of this CD


Arthur's Tavern
57 Grove Street, N.Y.C,

Eri Yamamoto Trio

Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Eri Yamamoto Trio @ Arthur's Tavern in NYC.
7pm~8pm / 8:30pm~9:30pm (2sets)

Pianist Eri Yamamoto jump-started her career in this slot, and now that her talents are being sought after far beyond the West Village, this is the place to hear all the new ideas brewing in an already compositionally agile mind. And, in the best jazz tradition, her trio remains stable enough to grow with her.

-Time Out New York Magazine-

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