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Satoko Fujii Min-Yoh Ensemble: Fuijin Raijin

Read "Fuijin Raijin" reviewed by Troy Collins

Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii's artistic restlessness is given full flower on Fujin Raijin, her first album of Min'yo compositions. Classically trained, Fujii is one of today's most eclectic jazz figures, leading ensembles that range from intimate chamber duos to full-sized big bands. Long fascinated by the emotional directness of Min'yo (traditional Japanese folk music), Fujii finally ...