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Content by tag "Satoko Fujii Solo"

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Satoko Fujii: Satoko Fujii Solo

Read "Satoko Fujii Solo" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

In celebration of her sixtieth birthday, pianist/composer Satoko Fujii plans to release twelve albums in one year; one for each month of 2018. With many other artists it would be fair to question whether such output would compromise the integrity of the music but Fujii is--and has been--one of the most inexhaustible artists of her kind. ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Satoko Fujii: Satoko Fujii Solo

Read "Satoko Fujii Solo" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Any solo performance in any discipline--oration, gymnastics, stand-up comedy, music--walks a line between ho-hum and outstanding, between masterful and magnificent. For the pianist, the solo show offers a daunting challenge, and potentially the greatest reward.

Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii takes the alone-at-the-keyboard challenge with the first disc in a proposed “one CD release ...