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Another Rain

Label: Leaf Note Productions
Released: 2007
Track listing: Invisible Matters; Liquid Entity; Fat Orange Moon; The Fifth Season; Calm Water; Labyrinth; Straight Upwards; A Wind Blew Into My Hands; Another Rain.

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Saco Yasuma: Another Rain

Read "Another Rain" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Saco Yasuma discovered jazz in New York when she moved there from Tokyo in 1989. While she loved the freedom that the music offered, she also immersed herself in Afro-pop, salsa and Brazilian music. It was a defining moment when she discovered that free jazz was the ultimate form of improvisation. Yasuma shows strong evidence of ...

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Saco Yasuma: Another Rain

Read "Another Rain" reviewed by Elliott Simon

When a classically trained musician arrives in NYC from Japan and falls in love with jazz it can often times result in impressive technique and a sterile sound. Saxophonist Saco Yasuma's Another Rain is her debut as a leader and flies in the face of that stereotype in a big way. Yasuma, trained on piano, switched ...


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