Somehow, lately, I’ve been getting into Japanese jazz, so allow me to help you not make the big mistakes.
For example, Hiromi is a jazz pianist with clear classical influences:
Note to self: There’s a Blue Note in Tokyo? I shall have to add that to my travel plans.
Harumo plays the saxophone, sometimes with Tokyo Groove Jyoshi, but sometimes independently:
Hiroshima is an American band with many members who were Japanese-American or Japanese and who get a lot of play on WSIE:
If you’re keeping score as I am, know that I own several Hiroshima albums on CD and vinyl and two Hiromi CDs. But I only have the one Tokyo Groove Jyoshi EP upon which Harumo appears–she does not seem to have any albums or EPs of her own available yet.