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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.


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.


Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii / Ramon Lopez: Mantle

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



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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



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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).


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 / 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



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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



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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.


Fujii, Satoko / Orchestra New York: Entity

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



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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



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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.


Toh-Kichi (Satoko Fujii / Tatsuya Yoshida): Baikamo

Label: Libra
Product Code: 28220
Catalog Code: 202-059
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The duo of Japanese improvisers, pianist Satoko Fujii and drummer Tatsuya Yoshida, continue their collaborations which includes many albums with the Satoko Fujii Quartet, their duo "Erans" record on Tzadik, and the original "Toh-Kichi" album on Victo, here in a new studio album of intricate, energetic and ebullient improvised dialogs, named for the aquatic flower "Baikamo".


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: Stone

Label: Libra
Product Code: 27342
Catalog Code: 201-056
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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A stunning solo album working inside and outside of the piano and coaxing electronic response from the strings from pianist Satoko Fujii, caputered at Samurai Hotel in NY in September of 2018, and in the studio in Brooklyn three months later, during her prolific 60th "kanreki" birthday year, here in 15 dynamic and far-ranging improvisations revealing her depth and creative powers.


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



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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.


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.


Spence, Alister / Satoko Fujii: Intelsat

Label: Alister Spence Music
Product Code: 26450
Catalog Code: ASM007
Country: Australia
 
Price: $16.95



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Continuing her monthly releases for her 60th birthday, Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii meets Australian keyboard and electronic artist Alister Spence for their second meeting, touring Japan and recording this spellbinding album merging bells, gongs, electronics, and acoustic piano, inside and out, in a passionate album that balances melodicism and sound.


Fujii, Satoko / Joe Fonda: Mizu

Label: Long Song Records
Product Code: 25878
Catalog Code: LSRCD145/2018
Country: Italy
 
Price: $15.95



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With commanding instrumental skills and a growing history of collaboration, bassist Joe Fonda and pianist Satoko Fujii are heard again in two live concerts as part of their 2017 European tour, two duos from Belgium and one in Germany, the CD taking its title from the Japanese word for "water" as the two converse in powerfully emotional and technically breathtaking ways.


Fujii / Fonda / Mimmo: Triad

Label: Long Song Records
Product Code: 25877
Catalog Code: LSRCD 142/2018
Country: Italy
 
Price: $15.95



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An album recorded on the 59th birthday of pianist-composer Satoko Fujii, the second recorded with bassist Joe Fonda on the Long Song imprint, this time in a trio with soprano saxophonist Gianni Mimmo, the focus of the album the 42 minute monumental improvisation "Birthday Girl", a sophisticated and engaging dialog of lyrical playing and great beauty.


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

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



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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



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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



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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.


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

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



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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



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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 / Joe Fonda: Duet

Label: Long Song Records
Product Code: 22158
Catalog Code: LSRCD140/2016
Country: Italy
 
Price: $15.95



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First meeting of Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii and New York bassist Joe Fonda, initiated at the suggestion of Fonda, recording in Portland, Maine at the Dimensions in Jazz Series, a beautifully recorded and intimate duo of superb dialog between two seasoned improvisers.


Kaze: Uminari

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



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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!


Gato Libre: DuDu

Label: Libra
Product Code: 19071
Catalog Code: 104-035
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The first Gato Libre release since the passing of bassist Norikatsu Koreyasu, adding trombonist Yasuko Kaneko alongside leader Natsuki Tamura on trumpet, Satoko Fujii on accordion, and Kazuhiko Tsumura on guitar, for eight beautiful, melodic "free cat" recordings.


Fujii, Satoko New York Orchestra: Shiki

Label: Libra
Product Code: 19070
Catalog Code: 215-036
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Satoko Fujii's amazing Orchestra New York returns with a composition that she describes as "a picture that extends beyond the canvas", performed with Oscar Noriega, Briggan Krauss, Ellery Eskelin, Tony Malaby, Andy Laster, Herb Robertson, Steven Bernstein, &c &c.


Fujii, Satoko: Gen Himmel

Label: Libra
Product Code: 17844
Catalog Code: 201-033
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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A hauntingly beautiful set of solo piano works from Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii, subtle work that belies her incredible techincal skill through beautifully paced and meditative music.


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.


Fujii, Satoko Min-Yoh Ensemble: Watershed

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



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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



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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



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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



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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, Satoko Orchestra New York: Summer Suite

Label: Libra
Product Code: 10735
Catalog Code: 215-023
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Satoko Fujii's 15-piece Orchestra New York with an all-star cast including Ellery Eskelin, Tony Malaby, Herb Robertson, Steve Berstein, Joe Fiedler, &c. &c.


Tamura, Natsuki / Fujii, Satoko: Chun

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



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


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!


Koh / Fujii / Reichman: Yamabuki

Label: Libra
Product Code: 09316
Catalog Code: 203-012
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The trio of Japanese art-folk singer Koh Yamabuki with pianist Satoko Fujii and accordionist Ted Recihment in emotional, inventive and delicately beautiful music.


Fujii / Tamura / Sharp / Kato: In the Tank

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



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Fujii, Satoko: Indication

Label: Libra
Product Code: 09310
Catalog Code: 202-102
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Pianist Satoko Fujii in eight solo compositions and a traditional Japanese folk song, recorded in New York City, 1996 and remastered in 2004.


Fujii, Satoko / Bley, Paul: Something About Water

Label: Libra
Product Code: 09301
Catalog Code: 202-002
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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8 remarkable and collaborative duets from pianists Satoko Fujii and free jazz legend Paul Bley, and 3 lovely solo pieces of extended technique and color.


Fujii Orchestra, Satoko: South Wind

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



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