The Miyumi Project – Live in Poland2017-10-03T17:28:58-05:00

Project Description

The Miyumi Project – Live in Poland


Recorded Live – June 27, 2007 at MALTA Festival, Poznan, Poland

Tatsu Aoki and his band, The Miyumi Project, celebrate the collaboration between African-American and Asian-American jazz artists with a multi-generational group fusing Avant Garde jazz with taiko drumming. The Miyumi Project – Live in Poland continues the exploration of Asian identity and cultural integration through the sounds of the drum, and marrying traditional and unconventional musical instruments and forms.

“As the audience attests on this live recording, Miyumi s amalgam of cultures and creative spirit speaks the worldwide language of joy. –Lauren Deutsch, Executive Director, Jazz Institute of Chicago

International Producers: Miho Satoh & Wojciech Juszczak, ESTRADA POZNANSKA
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Eryk Kozlowski & Kasia Palicka
Mastered by Bradley Parker-Sparrow at Sparrow Sound Design Recording Studio, Chicago

Track Listing

  1. NOW (from Origins of Now)
  2. Episode One (from re:ROOTED)
  3. Episode Four
  4. Lacquer


Mwata Bowden – Reeds
Francis Wong – Soprano Sax
Jonathan Chen – Violin
Hide Yoshihashi – Taiko Drums
Amy Homma – Taiko Drums
Melody Takata – Taiko Drums
Tatsu Aoki – Bass

Released: May 27, 2008
Label: Asian Improv Records + Southport Records

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