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Satoko Fujii Orchestra Toyko – Peace (2017)

Satoko Fujii Orchestra Toyko – Peace (2017)

As a celebration of the Satoko Fujii Orchestra Toyko’s fallen guitarist Kelly Churko, ‘Peace’ couldn’t be any more true to his memory and the fearlessness he brought to this band.

Satoko Fujii Orchestra Berlin – Ichigo Ichie (2015)

Satoko Fujii Orchestra Berlin – Ichigo Ichie (2015)

There isn’t anyone who is exploiting the possibilities presented by big band jazz more aggressively these days than Satoko Fujii. Another chapter in her orchestra book is opened with the Satoko Fujii Orchestra Berlin debut ‘Ichigo Ichie.’

Satoko Fujii Tobira – Yamiyo Ni Karasu (2015)

Satoko Fujii Tobira – Yamiyo Ni Karasu (2015)

With ‘Yamiyo Ni Karasu’, the transition from ma-do to Satoko Fujii’s exciting new quartet Tobira becomes complete.

Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York – Shiki (2014)

This doesn’t often sound like big band music, as Fujii draws from every impulse at her disposal.

Gato Libre – DuDu (2014)

Gato Libre makes the difficult decision to go forward after the loss of a key member.

Kaze [featuring Satoko Fujii, Natsuki Tamura] – Tornado (2013)

A stimulating, compelling, amusing record, Kaze’s Tornado once again establishes this group of musicians as among the most fascinating in jazz.

Kaze – Tornado (2013)

Earlier this year Japanese avant-garde master Satoko Fujii unveiled a new ensemble with Spring Storm, the debut album for her Satoko Fujii New Trio.

Satoko Fujii ma-do – Time Stands Still (2013)

Yesterday was about Satoko Fujii looking forward with her next small combo project, today is about one last glance back on her previous one.

Satoko Fujii New Trio – Spring Storm (2013)

Satoko Fujii New Trio – Spring Storm (2013)

It’s often said, when one door is closed, another one is opened. That’s how Satoko Fujii viewed the end of her ma-do quartet brought on by the sudden death of the bassist, Norikatsu Koreyasu.

Gato Libre – Forever (2012)

The aptly-titled Forever is the fifth release from Gato Libre. This is sadly the last with the original quartet line-up, as bassist Norikatsu Koreyasu passed away suddenly in September of 2011 – weeks after the live recording.