The Squid's Ear Magazine

  Rapid SSL

  PayPal

  Mastercard

  Visa

  Discover

  American Express



© 2002-2021, Squidco LLC
Search for the following:
 Artist   Title   Label   Country       Sort:
Search only in this category:
All Fields Name Personnel
Country Label Album Title
Album Artist Squidco Product Code Description



38 products found   Page 1 of 1   -- Go to Page
  Product Price      
Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii / Ramon Lopez: Mantle

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 29805
Catalog Code: MW 1003-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



In Stock



While on a tour of Japan in 2019, Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii and Spanish drummer Ramon Lopez asked trumpeter Natsuki Tamura to join them, and to join in a challenge to write a new piece of music for the trio each day while on tour; this studio album selects the finest of those compositions, performed with nearly telepathic control in a mix of fire and lyrical beauty.


Mazur, Rafal (feat. Satoko Fujii / Guilleromo Gregorio / Ramon Lopez / Natsuki Tamura / Artur Majewski): The Great Tone Has No Sound [4 CDs]

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 29804
Catalog Code: 28 | 2020
Country: Poland
 
Price: $49.95



In Stock



Four settings with improvising bass guitarist Rafal Mazur, 4 CDs, the first a solo studio recording of two extended improvisations; the 2nd a duo with clarinetist Guillermo Gregorio; the 3rd a live concert at Baza Club in Krakow with trumpeter Artur Majewski; the 4th a quintet session with Gregorio, Satoko Fujii (piano), Natsuki Tamura (trumpet), & Ramon Lopez (drums).


Kaze (Fujii / Tamura / Pruvost / Orins) w/ Ikue Mori: Sand Storm

Label: Libra/ Circum-Disc
Product Code: 29574
Catalog Code: 205
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



The cooperative quartet Kaze of Satoko Fujii on piano, Peter Orins on drums, Christian Pruvost on trumpet, Natsuki Tamura on trumpet, joins with elextroacoustic improviser Ikue Mori for seven exploratory pieces recorded in the studio after a one-week tour in Austria, France, and Russia, their enthusiasm for their extraordinarily unique group sound clearly evident.


Gato Libre (Tamura / Fjuii / Kaneko): Koneko

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



In Stock



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 / Natsuki Tamura: Pentas: Tribute to Eric and Chris Stern

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 29294
Catalog Code: MW 999-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



In Stock



Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura (The NatSat Duo) launch their project Pentas with this album, their 7th as a duo, with compositions from each musician and dedicated as a tribute to Eric and Chris Stern, elder inspirational fans who spoke with the duo after the NY premiere of this music, upon learning that Eric passed away that very night.


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

Label: Libra
Product Code: 28916
Catalog Code: 204-051/052
Country: Japan
 
Price: $18.95



In Stock



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.


Fujii, Satoko / Orchestra New York: Entity

Label: Libra
Product Code: 28374
Catalog Code: 214-058
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



Satoko Fujii leads her 13-piece big band through 5 thrilling and insightful compositions with a who's-who of NY improvisation: Nels Cline (guitar), Ches Smith (drums), Joe Fiedler & Curt Hasselbring (drums), Oscar Noriega, Ellery Eskelin, Briggan Krauss, Andy Laster & Tony Malaby (sax), Herb Robertson, Natsuki Tamura & Dave Ballou (trumpet) & bassist Stomu Takeishi; wow!


Fujii, Satoko / Joe Fonda: Four

Label: Long Song Records
Product Code: 28222
Catalog Code: LSRCD151/2019
Country: Italy
 
Price: $15.95



In Stock



Their aptly titled "Fourth" album since they first performed together in 2015, Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii and NY bassist and flutist Joe Fonda have toured and developed an intuitive, almost telepathic, relationship--naturally melodic, intelligent yet emotional-- heard here in two concerts in Japan, with trumpeter Natsuki Tamura joining as a guest on two pieces.


Kaikou (Yoshino / Natsuki Tamura): Kaikou

Label: Oniva
Product Code: 27343
Catalog Code: oniva 001
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



An intimate and unique collaboration between two far-ranging Japanese performers--Yoshino, also known for her work in Japanese underground rock, here on biwa (a short-necked fretted lute) and voice; and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, Satoko Fujii collaborator and Gato Libre leader--presenting exotic narratives in song using instrumental intervention of ardent improvisation.


Spence, Alister / Satoko Fujii Orchestra Kobe: Imagine Meeting You Here

Label: Alister Spence Music
Product Code: 27171
Catalog Code: ASM008
Country: Australia
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



Australian composer Alister Spence wrote this in five parts composed for an improvising orchestra, which was first premiered in 2016 by Satoko Fujii's orchestras in Kobe, Nagoya and Tokyo, and the Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra; this recordings in 2017 at Big Apple Jazz Club in Kobe revisits the work with Fujii's Orchestra Kobe, conducted by the composer.


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

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



In Stock



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.


Mahobin (Fujii / Anker / Tamura / Mori): Live at Big Apple in Kobe

Label: Libra
Product Code: 26230
Catalog Code: 204-050
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



Continuing the celebration of pianist Satoko Fujii's 60th birtday by releasing one CD each month, this quartet brings an excellent set of electroacoustic improvisation to the collection in a quartet with trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, New York saxophonist Lotte Anker, and New York electronic artist and former DNA drummer Ikue Mori, performing live at Tokyo's Big Apple in 2018.


This Is It! (Satoko Fujii / Natsuki Tamura / Takashi Itani): 1538

Label: Libra
Product Code: 25869
Catalog Code: 203-049
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



Part of pianist Satoko Fujii's "Kanreki" (60th Birthday) tour and monthly album release, the "This Is It!" Trio with trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and drummer/percussionist Takashi Itani is heard at Koendori Classics, in Tokyo, Japan, in January 2018, for an incredible album of Fujii's compositions that include quirky asides in coherent and effusive playing.


Kira Kira (Tamura / Spence / Fujii / Takemura): Bright Force

Label: Libra
Product Code: 25688
Catalog Code: 204-048
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



Since 2007 Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii and Australian keyboardist Alister Spence have collaborated on performance and recording in several configurations, including work with Tony Buck, Raymond McDonald, Jim O'Rourke, &c.; this energetic and otherworldly quartet session with trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and drummer Ittetsu Takemura was recored live Knuttel House, in Tokyo, 2017.


Kaze (Fujii / Tamura / Pruvost / Orins): Atody Man

Label: Libra
Product Code: 25413
Catalog Code: Circum Libra 204
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



The fifth album from the French and Japanese quartet Kaze, initiated by drummer Pter Orins, with two trumpeters--Christian Pruvost and Natsuki Tamura--and pianist Satoko Fujii, all using extended and unusual techniques as they perform innovative compositions from Fujii, Orins, and Tamura with a balance of serious and playful approaches; brilliant.


Fujii, Satoko / Natsuki Tamura: Kisaragi

Label: Libra
Product Code: 24529
Catalog Code: 102-042
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



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.


Tamura, Natsuki / Alexander Frangenheim: Nax

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24306
Catalog Code: cs280
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



In Stock



An impressive, creative, startling meeting between Japanese trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and German double bassist Alexander Frangenheim, taking Tamura out of his more typical structured improv and Frangenhemin into more active and agressive styles than his Creative Sources output; a great album reminding just how fun and awe inspiring free improvised music can be.


Trouble Kaze (Fujii / Agnel / Tamura / Pruvost / Lasserre / Orins): June

Label: Helix Circum-Disc
Product Code: 23665
Catalog Code: LX009
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



In Stock



Drummer Peter Orins expands the Kaze quartet of trumpeters Natsuki Tamura and Christian Pruvost and pianist Satoko Fujii, with a second drummmer--Didier Lasserre--and a second pianist--Sophie Agnel--for a live recording of a 5-part suite of magnificently epic collective improv.


Fujii, Satoko Orchestra Tokyo + KAZE: Peace (Tribute To Kelly Churko)

Label: Libra
Product Code: 23565
Catalog Code: 217-039
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



Pianist Satoko Fujii's Orchestra Tokyo + the band Kaze, bringing guests trumpeter Cristian Pruvost and drummer Peter Orins alongside trumpeter Natsuki Tamura into a spectacular big band of great power but also subtle meditation, in four works that include a tribute to the late guitarist and Fujii collaborator Kelly Churko.


Fujii, Satoko Tobira: Yamiyo Ni Karasu

Label: Libra
Product Code: 20418
Catalog Code: 204-038
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



Out of Stock



Pianist Satoko Fujii's Tobira ("door") expands the original trio configuration of Todd Nicholson on bass and Takashi Itani on drums, with trumpeter/husband Natsuki Tamura, playing inventive free improvisation with sophistication in melodic heads and superb soloing.


Kaze: Uminari

Label: Circum-Libra
Product Code: 20416
Catalog Code: Circum-Libra 203
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



Natsuki Tamura & Christian Pruvost on trumpets, Satoko Fuji on piano and Peter Orins on drums for a quartet where all members are active compositional contributors, creating a powerful ensemble sound with strong soloing using modern creative techniques; excellent!


Tamura, Natsuki: Dragon Nat

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



In Stock



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



In Stock



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.


Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii: MUKU

Label: Libra
Product Code: 16619
Catalog Code: 102-031
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



Trumpeter Tamura and pianist Fujii return to the duo they've been recording for more than 15 years to explore a more quiet and lyrical side of their collaboration by reimagining compositions originally written for Tamura's Gato Libre quartet.


Gato Libre: Forever

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



Out of Stock



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



In Stock



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



In Stock



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.


Fujii, Satoko Min-Yoh Ensemble: Watershed

Label: Libra
Product Code: 14675
Catalog Code: 204-028
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



Out of Stock



After studying jazz and classical music, pianist Satoko Fujii became interested in Min-Yoh, which means folk music in Japanese; this is her 2nd lovely and powerful release with her Min-Yoh Ensemble.


Gato Libre: Nomad

Label: No Man's Land
Product Code: 13274
Catalog Code: NML0634
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



In Stock



Trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and Satoko Fujii on accordion with guitarist Kazuhiko Tsumura and bassist Nirkatsu Koreyasu in their 2nd Gato Libre release, sophisticated, upbeat, melodic jazz.


Gato Libre (Tamura / Fujii / Tsumura / Koreyasu): Shiro

Label: Libra
Product Code: 12780
Catalog Code: 104-026
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



Trumpeter Natsuki Tamura & bassist Norikatsu Koreyasu's Gato Libre with Satoko Fujii on accordion and guitarist Kazuhiko Tsumara, in their 4th release, beautifully melodic improvisation.


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

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



In Stock



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


Tamura, Natsuki / Fujii, Satoko: Chun

Label: Libra
Product Code: 10734
Catalog Code: 102-022
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



Intricately melodic and wonderfully ecstatic duos from trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and pianist Satoko Fujii improvising on 9 Fujii compositions.


Fujii, Satoko ma-do: Heat Wave

Label: Libra
Product Code: 10589
Catalog Code: 204-021
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



Out of Stock

Satako Fujii's 2008 release introducing her then new ma-do quartet of Satoko Fujii on piano, Natsuki Tamura on trumpet, Akira Horikoshi on drums, and late bassist Norikatsu Koreyasu, the band name signifying "window" and "the silence between notes", in an album of superb, lively, eclectic and absolutely exciting improvisation from 9 original Fujii compositions.


Junk Box (Tamura / Fujii / Hollenbeck): Cloudy Then Sunny

Label: Libra
Product Code: 09914
Catalog Code: 203-019
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



Satoko Fujii's latest Junk Box with Natsuki Tamura and John Hollenbeck is an amazing jazz album of extended technique, instrumentation and expressive, dramatic ideas


Fujii / Tamura / Sharp / Kato: In the Tank

Label: Libra
Product Code: 09314
Catalog Code: 104-011
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock






Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii: Clouds

Label: Libra
Product Code: 09305
Catalog Code: 102-006
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



With each track named after a type of cloud, Satoko Fujii and partner Natsuki Tamura's delicate and engaging impressionistic colors and rumblings.


Fujii Orchestra, Satoko: South Wind

Label: Libra
Product Code: 04174
Catalog Code: 215-104
Country: Japan
 
Price: $18.95



In Stock



Satoko Fujii Orchestra in original compositions, an amazing lineup of mostly New York players including Steven Bersteain, Herb Robertson, Briggan Krause, etc.


Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii : How Many?

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



In Stock