Hiro Morozumi is a pianist and composer with worldwide influences and appeal. He recently earned a Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas and has performed concerts in several countries including the USA, Switzerland, Canada, and his native Japan. The CD, Back with the Cats is already being added to jazz play list in many parts of the U.S. and abroad. The CD features Hiro on piano, Shelley Carrol (Duke Ellington Orchestra, One O’clock Lab Band) on saxophone and flute, Ryan McGillicuddy on bass, and Mark Gulley on drums. These players were the house band at the well known Monday night “Jam Session” at the New Amsterdam Bar in Dallas. This club won the 2005 Editor's pick as Best Jazz Club in Dallas. Back with the Cats CD is a great balance of originals and standards. Take a listen and you too can ride this crafty musical journey.