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Satoko Fujii: Trace a River

Read "Trace a River" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Di progetto in progetto, di pubblicazione in pubblicazione, la statura artistica di Satoko Fujii negli ultimi anni è cresciuta a dismisura. E nel meraviglioso universo di situazioni che la vedono coinvolta, dal duo col marito trombettista Natsuki Tamura alle scritture per big band, dal quartetto Gato Libre al sodalizio con la violinista Carla Kihlstedt, il piano trio con Mark Dresser e ...

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Satoko Fujii Trio: Trace A River

Read "Trace A River" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Pianist and composer Satoko Fujii returns with Mark Dresser (bass) and Jim Black (drums) on another exciting recording. Not only does Fujii go further in her explorations, she also shows a deeper sense of harmony, developed in tandem with her band. Her writing is varied and accentuates her skill as a composer.

In the ...

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Satoko Fujii Trio: Trace a River

Read "Trace a River" reviewed by Troy Collins

Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii celebrates her fiftieth birthday this year. A prolific and diverse artist, Fujii has one of the most impressive discographies in contemporary jazz. In honor of this milestone event she has concurrently released two very different trio albums on her label, the other being Cloudy Then Sunny, an experimental project from the collaborative ...

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Satoko Fujii: Trace A River

Read "Trace A River" reviewed by Budd Kopman

With the first high, floating, bowed notes from Mark Dresser's bass, supported by the equally ethereal chords from Satoko Fujii's piano and Jim Black's shimmering cymbals, Trace A River boldly announces the return of her “American" trio, four years after Illusion Suite (Libra, 2004).

2008 finds Fujii turning fifty and she shows no ...