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by AAJ Staff
Meet Monday Michiru Since her solo album debut in 1991, songstress-flutist Monday Michiru has released albums on an annual basis both as a soloist and collaborator. Known as one of the pioneers of the Japanese acid jazz movement and boasting countless dance floor and radio hits worldwide, Monday's compositional style and repertoire has evolved to that which is undeniably hers, with reflections of jazz, soul, Brazilian, folk and other urban and world flavors. Born in Tokyo, Japan to ...read more
by Mark F. Turner
Matters of the spirit are examined in Soulception, the compelling release from Monday Michiru--a multitalented Japanese American singer, composer, and actress, who has released over a dozen successful albums in Asia, Europe, Australia, and South America. An avid producer influenced by diverse sources, she's got that certain crossover appeal that is fluent in urban R&B, contemporary jazz, rock and infectious Brazilian rhythms, resulting in music that's not easily categorized, yet is thoroughly engaging. With the expert assistance ...read more