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Album Review

Kang Tae Hwan & Midori Takada: An Eternal Moment

Read "An Eternal Moment" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Thanks to Lithuanian label NoBusiness Records, Korean alto saxophonist Kang Tae-Hwan is reaching a new generation of improvised music lovers. Eternal Moment captures the one-of-a-kind saxophonist with Japanese percussionist Midori Takada in a live performance at Café Amores in Hofu, Japan, in 1995. It's the third previously unreleased recording from the Chap Chap Records concert series of the 1990s to feature Kang. Prior to this came the Ton Klami trio's Prophecy of Nue (2017)--with Takada and pianist Masahiko Satoh--and then ...

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Kang Tae Hwan: Live At Cafe Amores

Read "Live At Cafe Amores" reviewed by John Sharpe

South Korean reedman Kang Tae Hwan is one of the foremost exponents of solo saxophone in the Far East. While he has featured in groups, notably Ton Klami who can be heard on Prophecy Of Nue (NoBusiness, 2017), his conception is so singular that it may be best appreciated in undiluted form. Which makes Live At Cafe Amores a prime exhibit to further awareness of his extraordinary art. It's another in the Lithuanian label's ongoing series of unreleased Chap Chap ...

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

An Eternal Moment

NoBusiness Records


Live At Cafe Amores

NoBusiness Records


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