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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.


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).


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



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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.


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.


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.


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.


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



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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.


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.


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

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



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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.


Fujii, Satoko Quartet (w/ Natsuki Tamura / Keisuke Ohta / Takashi Itani): Live at Jazz Room Cortez

Label: Cortez Sound
Product Code: 24882
Catalog Code: Cortez Sound 0005
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Presenting a different line-up from the 2001 debut of Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii's Quartet, remaining is trumpeter Natsuka Tamura, with Keisuke Ohta on violin and Takashi Itani on drums, performing evolving and rich collective improvisation with a strange edge, captured live at the Jazz Room Cortez in Mito, Japan in 2016 for two extended and bewitching sets.


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.


Fujii, Satoko : Invisible Hand [2 CDs]

Label: Cortez Sound
Product Code: 23811
Catalog Code: CSJ 0001/0002
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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After bringing her band Kaze to the Cortez club in Mito, Japan, the owner asked pianist Satoko Fujii back to perform a solo show, captured here across two CDs showing her extensive technical skills and passionate approach to playing, in a mix of new work and new takes on previously recorded compositions.


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.


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 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.


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 (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.


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!


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.








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