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ENSO by Monday Michiru
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Monday Michiru

Label: Sonic Image
Released: 2022
Duration: 01:07:34
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Track Listing

Ombre of Time; Untethered; Pivot; Cycles; The Soundless Song; The Sound; Ringo Oiwake; Hope Pretended to Sleep; Rise Above; Life; Gossamer's Touch


Personnel

Monday Michiru
voice / vocals
Miho Hazama
composer/conductor
Fima Ephron
bass, electric
Gene Lake
drums
Keita Ogawa
percussion
Steve Wilson
saxophone, alto
Lew Tabackin
saxophone, tenor
Ursula Rucker
poet/spoken word
Lucas Arruda
multi-instrumentalist
Eriko Sato
violin

Additional Personnel / Information

Asuka: koto; Hiroko Taguchi: viola; Louise Schulman: viola; Thapelo Masita: cello.

Album Description

It's been nearly 15 years since Monday Michiru recorded a fully acoustic album, described as her passion project. Featuring 3 Gil Goldstein produced tracks, including an original penned by Goldstein himself, Miho Hazama string arrangements on two of the tracks, Lucas Arruda who composed, produced and played all the instruments on a track, and the rest produced by Monday herself. Guest artists include Asuka hailing from Tokyo, Japan on koto on the Japanese folk song "Ringo Oiwake" which also features Lew Tabackin in a flurry of flute soloing, Philly poetess Ursula Rucker on the single from ENSO, "Untethered: which also features Steve Wilson on soprano sax, and a host of NY's jazz and soul elite including David Kikoski, Misha Tsiganov, Fima Ephron, Gene Lake, Keita Ogawa, Freddie Bryant, and others.


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Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Routes

ArtistShare
2023

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ENSO

Sonic Image
2022

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Naked Breath 2

My Crib Records
2017

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Brasilified

Billboard Japan Records
2013

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Soulception

Adventure Music
2012

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