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Then I Met You - Satoko Fujii Trio - Toward, ;TO WEST; (CD, Album)

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  1. About the Artist: Critics and fans alike hail pianist and composer SATOKO FUJII as one of the most original voices in jazz today. She’s “a virtuoso piano improviser, an original composer and a band-leader who gets the best collaborators to deliver,” says John Fordham in The stefebdicompsagriadergfoundtalawsafet.coinfo concert and on nearly albums as a leader or co-leader, the globe-trotting Japanese native.
  2. Earlier this year, Fujii released Live in Japan , the beginning of the morphing of the trio into the Satoko Fujii Four—not to be confused with her Satoko Fujii Quartet, a harder-driving and more consistently intense listening experience featuring bassist .
  3. In , Fujii has released two CDs so far: Trace A River (Satoko Fujii Trio with Mark Dresser and Jim Black), and Cloudy Then Sunny a second release from the trio Junk Box featuring Fujii, Tamura and John Hollenbeck on percussion.
  4. Japanese composer Satoko Fujii combines her Japanese jazz orchestra, East, with her American one, West, for a double CD called Double Take, on East Works. Fujii, a nominee for Best Composer at.
  5. Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura (The NatSat Duo) launch their project Pentas with this album, their 7th as a duo, with compositions from each musician and dedicated as a tribute to Eric and Chris Stern, elder inspirational fans who spoke with the duo after the NY premiere of this music, upon learning that Eric passed.
  6. First Meeting, Natsuki Tamura and Satoko Fujii – CUT THE ROPE: I never miss an opportunity to review music from Satoko Fujii she’s been in my pages ever since I started this magazine, thanks to one of the promoters who firmly believes in the creativity that Satoko brings to the jazz/improv table. The music on this particular recording.
  7. Pianist and composer Satoko Fujii is celebrating her 60th birthday this year. In Japan, turning 60 is a milestone known as kanreki, and Fujii, instead of sticking to the tradition of looking back and reflecting on life so, is forging ahead by releasing an album a month with new stefebdicompsagriadergfoundtalawsafet.coinfong in January with Satoko Fujii: Solo, the restless artist has kept to her promise, releasing so far.
  8. At the half-way point of Satoko Fujii's year-long celebration of her sixtieth birthday, she presents a new trio configuration—This is It!—with familiar figures. Her sixth of twelve releases for the year is titled and features her almost ubiquitous musical partner and .

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