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Tamura, Natsuki: Summer Tree

Label: Libra
Product Code: 31432
Catalog Code: 101-070
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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A stunning album of solo trumpet performance from Natsuki Tamura, who's name in Japanese translates as 'Natsu' meaning 'summer' and 'Ki' means 'tree', performed as layers of remarkable technique led by clarion playing over trumpet drones, sonic turbulence and percussive interaction on a wok, each layer using his extended vocabulary without studio manipulation.


Futari (Satoko Fujii / Taiko Saito): Underground

Label: Libra
Product Code: 31253
Catalog Code: 202-069
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Pandemic restrictions having cancelled their European tour, the Futari duo of pianist Satoko Fujii and vibraphonist Taiko Saito chose instead to develop a new collaborative album of improvisations exchanged by sound file, each intently listening to the other's recordings, their care and pensive responses creating an astounding and sublime album of stunningly beautiful music.


This Is It! (Fujii / Itani / Tamura): Mosaic

Label: Libra
Product Code: 31252
Catalog Code: 203-068
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Circumventing pandemic lockdowns, the trio of husband & wife, pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, recorded this album at their home in Kobe, Japan using an internet connection to perform in real time with drummer/percussionist Takashi Itani in Tokyo, their joyful and sophisticated improvisation a testament to close listening and magnificent communication.


Fujii, Satoko: Piano Music

Label: Libra
Product Code: 30994
Catalog Code: 201-067
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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A stunning sound collage made from recorded fragments of Fujii's studio piano, captured inside and out using traditional piano sonorities and preparations that often microscopically detail the instrument, then edited into two electroacoustic compositions of startling and unexpected expansiveness and wonder; a unique and fascinating release in Fujii's large oeuvre.


Tamura, Natsuki : Koki Solo

Label: Libra
Product Code: 30611
Catalog Code: 101-066
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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"Koki" translates to "rare in ancient times," referring to ones 70th birthday, a milestone that trumpeter Natsuki Tamura achieves this year, providing proof that such an age is no longer rare, nor that it has affected the tremendous creative and physical powers that Tamura applies to his playing, as heard in this inventive solo album on trumpet, piano, voice and even pots & pans!


Fujii, Satoko Tokyo Trio: Moon on the Lake

Label: Libra
Product Code: 30327
Catalog Code: 203-065
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Pianist Satoko Fujii introduces a new trio with two younger and very active musicians on the Japanese jazz scene--bassist Takashi Sugawa and drummer Ittetsu Takemura--recording in 2020 at Pit Inn in Tokyo for their 3rd live date together, performing five lyrical Fujii original compositions, including "Aspirations" from her album with Leo Smith & Ikue Mori.


Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii: Keshin

Label: Libra
Product Code: 30138
Catalog Code: 102-064
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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An album of duets between trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and pianist Satoko Fujii, the husband & wife core of Libra Records, recorded as a DIY effort during the 2020 pandemic in their own home recording space and mixed by themselves, a diverse album of intimate and impressive improvisations that find the two in uniquely deep and expressively concentrative conversations.


Fujii, Satoko: Hazuki

Label: Libra
Product Code: 30137
Catalog Code: 201-063
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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With the sudden cessation of touring due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Satoko Fujii turned to composing and recording herself in a home studio that she developed with the help of sound engineer Mike Marciano, freeing herself to explore new compositional methods and approaches to theory, this superb solo album the results of seven months of sublime self-expression.


Mori, Ikue / Satoko Fujii / Natsuki Tamura: Prickly Pear Cactus

Label: Libra
Product Code: 29998
Catalog Code: 203-062
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Extending their previous collaborations during the time of pandemic, NY electronic improviser Ikue Mori and Japanese improvisers Natsuki Tamura on trumpet and Satoko Fujii on piano developed this extraordinary ea-improv album via file exchange, starting with Fujii's piano improvisations to which Mori & Tamura added their layers, with Mori mixing the final, startling results.


Futari (Satoko Fujii / Taiko Saito): Beyond

Label: Libra
Product Code: 29573
Catalog Code: 202-061
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Futari (meaning "two people") is the stunningly beautiful debut album of pianist Satoko Fujii and vibraphonist Taiko Saito, recorded in 2019 after a concert tour in Japan, the confluence of these similar instruments and the performer's technical mastery blending in introspective and active modes, adding rich sonic dimensions through preparations and extraordinary technique.


Gato Libre (Tamura / Fjuii / Kaneko): Koneko

Label: Libra
Product Code: 29572
Catalog Code: 103-060
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The 8th album from Gato Libre with compositions from trumpeter Natsuki Tamura in a trio with Yasuko Kaneko on trombone and pianist Satoko Fujii here on accordion, Koneko translating to "Kitten", as Tamura explores 8 new cats from strays to shop cats through deceptively simple pieces of melodic appeal of warm color, tone & texture; absolutely charming.


Fujii, Satoko / Ramon Lopez: Confluence

Label: Libra
Product Code: 27797
Catalog Code: 202-057
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Having played in trio settings before, pianist Satoko Fujii and Spanish drummer Ramon Lopez seized the opportunity to record as a duo in the studio in NY, bringing just two Fujii compositions to guide them, they began freely improvising, creating this stunning album of elegant interaction, peaceful yet detailed, intuitively beautiful and sophisticated music.


Fujii, Satoko : Diary 2005-2015 [Scorebook]

Label: Libra
Product Code: 26620
Catalog Code: 201-053/054-SCORE
Country: Japan
 
Price: $39.95



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A book of scores to accompany the double CD of 56 Satoko Fujii compostions titled "Diary 2005-2015", performed by respected classical pianist and educator Yuko Yamaoka, released as part of Satoko Fujii's ambitious 60th birthday monthly album set.


Fujii, Satoko / Yuko Yamaoka: Diary 2005-2015: Tuko Yamaoka plays the music of Satoko Fujii [2 CDs]

Label: Libra
Product Code: 26616
Catalog Code: 201-053/054
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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A double CD of Satoko Fujii compositions, 56 short compositions from a series she started around 2005 to expand her skills as a composer, many of which fueled her many band's repertoires; in 2018 she asked respected classical pianist and educator Yuko Yamaoka to record this set of compositions as part of her 60th birthday monthly album set.


Amu (Fujii / Tamura / Itani / Wildenhahn): Weave [CD & DVD]

Label: Libra
Product Code: 26615
Catalog Code: 204-051/052
Country: Japan
 
Price: $22.95



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Mizuki Wildenhahn adds an unusual percussive instrument through dance to the multi-arts Amu quartet of Wildenhahn, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, pianist Satoko Fujii, and percussionist Takashi Itani, heard on the CD and seen on the DVD of this 2-disc set of their unorthodox and absorbing live performance at Kanagawa Prefectural Lake Sagami-ko Exchange Center in 2018.


Palestine, Charlemagne: Interrvallissphereee (Blue TB7 Series) [VINYL]

Label: Moog Recordings Library
Product Code: 26328
Catalog Code: RDM 104LP
Country: UK
 
Price: $23.95



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American minimalist composer, performer and visual artist from Brooklyn, NY, Charlemagne Palestine in one of two extended works for the 1960s System 55 Moog Synthesizer system, performed at the The Moog Sound Lab UK: longform drone pieces of slowly evolving tone, timbre and oscillation using the extensive controls offered the performer on this legendary instrument.


Palestine, Charlemagne: Ttuunneesszz Duh Rruunneesszz (Blue TB7 Series) [VINYL]

Label: Moog Recordings Library
Product Code: 26327
Catalog Code: RDM 103LP
Country: UK
 
Price: $23.95



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American minimalist composer, performer and visual artist from Brooklyn, NY, Charlemagne Palestine in one of two extended works for the 1960s System 55 Moog Synthesizer system, performed at the The Moog Sound Lab UK: longform drone pieces of slowly evolving tone, timbre and oscillation using the extensive controls offered the performer on this legendary instrument.


Fujii, Satoko: Ninety-Nine Years

Label: Libra
Product Code: 25687
Catalog Code: 211-047
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Composer-pianist Satoko Fujii's new Orchestra Berlin, a ten-piece ensemble, presents a powerful work written specifically for this group in thought-provoking compositions of and uninhibited energy, with performers including saxophonists Gebhard Ullmann, Paulina Owczarek & Matthias Schubert, trombonist Matthias Muller, bassist Jan Roder, and drummers Peter Orins and Michael Griener.


Fujii, Satoko / Natsuki Tamura: Kisaragi

Label: Libra
Product Code: 24529
Catalog Code: 102-042
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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On their 5th album together, pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura push the limits on approach and technique with their instruments, creating otherworldly and captivating improvisations, both players deciding against using "normal instrumental sounds", instead using preparations and textural approaches to create truly unique music.


Gato Libre (Fujii / Tamura / Kaneko): Neko

Label: Libra
Product Code: 24528
Catalog Code: 103-040
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Trumpeter Natsuki Tamura's Gato Libre in its 5th album brings a beautiful light-through-the-leaves melodic melancholy to their unhurried pace, now the trio of Tamura, Satoko Fujii on accordion, and Yasuko Kaneko on trombone, as the cats on the cover stop to find allure in the late day while bringing profound and introspective music to our ears.


Tamura, Natsuki: Dragon Nat

Label: Libra
Product Code: 17845
Catalog Code: 101-032
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Using Gato Libre's music as the direction for his first solo album since 2004, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura releases an album of powerful and personal playing with a surreal flow of ideas, impish humor, and restrained joy.


Kaze: Tornado

Label: Circum-Libra
Product Code: 17843
Catalog Code: 202
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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With two trumpets, drums and piano, Kaze's 2nd release with Satoko Fujii, Natsuki Tamura, and Muzzix members Christian Pruvost and Peter Orins, hits like the album title, but surprises with contrasts from torrential power to beautiful melodic interplay.


Fujii, Satoko New Trio: Spring Storm

Label: Libra
Product Code: 17687
Catalog Code: 203-034
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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A set of new trio compositions from pianist Satoko Fujii with bassist Todd Nicholson and drummer/percussionist Takashi Itani, a magnificent set of compositions for the transformative season.


Gato Libre: Forever

Label: Libra
Product Code: 16618
Catalog Code: 104-030
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The 5th release from the Japanese quartet of trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, Satoko Fujii, here on accordian, the late bassist Norikatsu Koreyasu, and guitarist Kazuhiko Tsumura, beautiful free form improvisation performed live in concert in 2011.


Kaze: Rafale

Label: Circum-Libra
Product Code: 14677
Catalog Code: 201
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Kaze brings together Japan's incredible improviser-composers, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and pianist Satoko Fujii, with trumpeter Christian Pruvost and drummer Peter Orins from the French improvisers collective Muzzix.


Fujii, Satoko Orchestra New York: ETO

Label: Libra
Product Code: 14676
Catalog Code: 215-029
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York in a work based on the Chinese zodiac, referred to as "Eto", in a celebration of husband and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura's 60th birthday, and of the 12 animals of the zodiac.


First Meeting (Tamura / Fujii / Churko / Yamamoto): Cut The Rope

Label: Libra
Product Code: 12779
Catalog Code: 104-025
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Trumpeter Tamura in an album of improvisational fragmentation, textural and timbral explorations, and rapid-fire juxtapositions that create kaleidoscopic sound collages.


Fujii / Melford: Under the Water

Label: Libra
Product Code: 11588
Catalog Code: 202-024
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Pianists Fujii & Melford met in Berkley to record these masterful and challenging duo works, impressionist excursions in the water inside and out of the piano.


Fujii Trio, Satoko : Trace A River

Label: Libra
Product Code: 09912
Catalog Code: 203-020
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Satoko Fujii's excellent trio with Mark Dresser on bass and Jim Black on drums: spiritous, technically impressive, melodically and conceptually adventurous music not to miss!


Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii : How Many?

Label: Libra
Product Code: 04171
Catalog Code: 102-103
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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