KUNIKO - Tribute To Miyoshi - All About Jazz

Kuniko Kato has established herself as the premiere percussionist in classical music from her Baroque project Bach: Solo Works For Marimba (Linn, 2017) to the minimalism of Steve Reich on Drumming (Linn, 2018). She honors her mentor, Akira Miyoshi (1933-2013) with an exposition of five Miyoshi compositions, including the impressive "Six Prelude Etudes for marimba." A marriage of melody and rhythm, each selection highlights the different anatomical parts of musical composition, all performed beautifully..

All About Jazz
18 December 2021