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Two players on the forefront of modern jazz, pianist Satoko Fujii and violinist Carla Kihlstedt, in a double CD release in the studio and live at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival.

Minamo (Fujii, Satoko & Kihlstedt, Carla)
Kuroi Kawa~Black River

Minamo (Fujii, Satoko & Kihlstedt, Carla): Kuroi Kawa~Black River (Tzadik)
Label: Tzadik    
Released in: USA    

"Since the late 1980's, Carla Kihlstedt and Satoko Fuji have been at the forefront of New Music, performing, recording and touring in Big Bands, rock groups, jazz bands, classical ensembles and improvisational units all over the world. They now get together for a remarkable duo collaboration. This specially priced 2CD set presents compositions and improvisations for violin and piano by two of the most talented women in New Music. With one CD presenting the meticulous detail of the recording studio, and the other the wild passion and improvisational exploration of a live concert, this is new cutting edge chamber music for the 21st century."-Tzadik

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Product Information:

UPC: 702397772026

Label: Tzadik
Catalog ID: TZA-CD-7720
Squidco Product Code: 12255

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2009
Country: USA
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Tracks 1-18 recorded by Robert Shumaker at Bay Records Recording Studios, Berkeley, CA, James Frazier second engineer. Tracks 19-24 recorded live by Simon Garber / Goldrush Recording Company at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, June 26, 2008.


Satoko Fujii-Piano, Accordion, Voice

Carla Kihlstedt-Violin, Trumpet Violin, Voice

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Track Listing:

CD 1 - Studio

1. Konoha No Sasayaki - The Murmur of Leaves 5:51

2. Kogane Mushi - Scarab 0:33

3. To Ho - East 6:21

4. Rakuda - Camel 2:07

5. Mado Wo Akeru - Open the Window 2:34

6. Eki Deno Ichi Nichi - One Day at the Station 2:31

7. Suiheisen - Between Sky and Water 3:56

8. Koneko - Kitty 1:05

9. Kagami - Mirror 2:20

10. Kibo - Hope 2:14

11. Tsuchi No Naka - In the Ground 1:11

12. Sora No Naka - In the Sky 2:49

13. Arabesque - Arabesque 3:36

14. Maho No Jyutan - Magic Carpet 2:47

15. Amadare - Raindrop 0:58

16. Yume No Naka - In the Dream 2:18

17. Kamikazari - Barette 4:19

18. Chiheisen - Between Sky and Land 2:54

CD 2 - Live:

1. Kuroi Kawa - Black River 13:33

2. Aoi Saka - Blue Slope 10:32

3. Murasaki No Natsu - Purple Summer 6:04

4. Akai Kaze - Red Wind 10:01

5. Midori No Shinkiro - Green Mirage 6:45

6. Shiroi Arashi -White Storm 2:50

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