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CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Lena Circus with Itaru Oki: Zanshin

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Guitarist Antoine Letellier and guitarist/reed player Nicolas Moulin formed Lena Circus as a duo in 1999 and the pair produced nine recordings that were marketed primarily in France. Expanding to a trio formation with percussionist Guillaume Arbonville in 2003 they released a prolific ten albums by 2012. Mid-way through that decade, the group began to add one-off guests to the lineup, often in non-conventional roles such as “amplified voice," zither and ukulele. On Zanshin the trio is joined by Japanese ...