Content by tag "Itaru Oki"

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Choi Sun Bae: Arirang Fantasy

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A 1995 meeting in Tokyo between Korean and Japanese proponents of the art of free jazz furnishes another entry in the Chap Chap series of improvised encounters issued by the Lithuanian NoBusiness imprint. From Korea, Arirang Fantasy introduces trumpeter Choi Sun Bae, who also features alongside Japanese trumpeter Itaru Oki on Kami Fusen (NoBusiness, 2017), and ...

Itaru Oki: Kami Fusen

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Kami Fusen è il secondo capitolo della serie di registrazioni inedite curata da NoBusiness e Chap Chap Records, dopo l'eccellente The Conscience di Paul Rutherford e Sabu Toyozumi.

Questa volta, i musicisti provengono tutti dall'Estremo Oriente. Itaru Oki è stato tra i primi musicisti giapponesi ad esplorare il linguaggio del free jazz nei ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Itaru Oki: Kami Fusen

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This second instalment from NoBusiness Records collaboration with the Japanese Chap Chap label under the name of trumpeter Itaru Oki constitutes a real find. One of the pioneers of free jazz in his native country, Oki moved to Paris in 1974, subsequently working with many luminaries including saxophonists Steve Lacy, Noah Howard and Sam Rivers, and ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Itaru Oki - Nobuyoshi Ino - Choi Sun Bae: Kami Fusen

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Prominent Japanese trumpeter Itaru Oki and bassist Nobuyoshi Ino recorded this album in 1996 at a Café in Yamaguchi, Japan, and Korean trumpeter Choi Sun Bae flew into town just for this gig. Consequently, no drums or chordal instruments enable the trio to work from an open forum with few if any restrictions, especially when considering ...

NEWS: RECORDING

New Releases On NoBusiness Records -- March 2017

New Releases On NoBusiness Records -- March 2017

NoBusiness Records has just released four new vinyls and three new CD's. Look for them on NoBusiness Records website. NoBusiness Records in cooperation with Japanese Chap-Chap Records has started a series of releases of unreleased concerts that took place in Japan in the 90s. Concerts were organised by big fans of free jazz and improvised music Takeo ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Itaru Oki: Chorui Zukan

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Japanese trumpeter Itaru Oki is one of the forefathers of the free jazz scene in Japan; he was a member of the seminal, experimental Japanese trio ESSG, with pianist Satoh Masahiko, and drummer Togashi Masahiko, an improviser who was a role model for many Japanese musicians. Among them was pianist Satoko Fujii, and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, ...

ARTICLE: LIVE FROM NEW YORK

February 2010

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Jack DeJohnette

Birdland

New York, NY January 5, 2010

When Jack DeJohnette hires double-neck guitarist David “Fuze" Fiuczynski and acclaimed altoist Rudresh Mahanthappa as the frontline in his new quintet, he's probably signaling an intention to shred. The legendary drummer did exactly that when he debuted the new Jack DeJohnette Group at ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Trumpet tripleplay: Symphony for Old and New Dimensions; Live aux Instants Chavires, 2009; and Do I The In?

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Symphony for Old and New Dimensions
Ayler Records
2009

Joelle Leandre & Jean Luc Cappozzo
Live aux Instants Chavires, 2009
Kadima Collective
2009

MusiConspiracy
Do I The In?

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Globe Unity: Japan

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Akira Sakata

Friendly Pants

Columbia-Family Vineyard

2009

Itaru Oki

Phantom Note

Record Label #2

Year

The Miyumi Project

Live in Poland

Southport

2009



Japanese culture has historically championed jazz and, not ...