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1)............ is the first track from pianist and bandleader Satoko Fujii's monumental album-length composition Fukushima. It's a deeply moving and personal response to the nuclear power plant disaster that shook Japan and the world in 2011. Featuring the 13-piece all-star Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York - Tony Malaby, Ellery Eskelin, Nels Cline, Dave Ballou, Natsuki Tamura, Joey Sellers, Joe Fiedler, Curtis Hasselbring, Stomu Takeishi, Ches Smith, Andy Laster, Oscar Noriega, and Herb Robertson - the album runs the emotional spectrum from despair to hope.
Track 1; Track 2; Track 3; Track 4; Track 5.
Oscar Noriega: alto saxophone; Ellery Eskelin: tenor saxophone; Tony Malaby: tenor saxophone; Andy Laster: baritone saxophone; Dave Ballou: trumpet; Herb Robertson: trumpet; Natsuki Tamura : trumpet; Joey Sellers: trombone; Joe Fiedler: trombone; Curtis Hasselbring: trombone; Nels Cline: guitar; Stomu Takeishi: bass; Ches Smith: drums.
June 26, 2019
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