Improvised Music from Japan
July 20 - 21 (Fri. - Sat.), 2001
Two days of music and visuals to mark both the release of Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 of the Deluxe Improvisation Series CDs.
5,000 yen in advance, 6,000 yen at the door (Ticket price includes admission to both days of the festival, two drinks, and copies of both Deluxe Improvisation Series CDs, featuring selections from each performance in the Deluxe Improvisation Series.), at Deluxe in Azabujuban, Tokyo.
July 20 (Friday)
- 5:00 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
Brett Larner (koto, gyroscopes)
- 5:25 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
Yoshiko Kanda (percussion) and Kyo Ichinose (computer)
- 5:55 p.m.-6:25 p.m.
Gene Coleman (bass clarinet) with Ko Ishikawa (sho), Brett Larner (koto), Aya Motohashi (hichiriki) and Taku Sugimoto (guitar)
- 6:35 p.m.-6:55 p.m.
Yon Visell (electronics)
- 7:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Yoshihide Otomo (guitar)
- 7:45 p.m.-8:10 p.m.
Skist: Samm Bennett (electronics) and haruna ito (electronics)
- 8:20 p.m.-8:50 p.m.
Taku Sugimoto Guitar Quartet: Tetuzi Akiyama, Toshimaru Nakamura, Yoshihide Otomo and Taku Sugimoto
- 9:05 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Yuji Takahashi (taisho koto, percussion, voice) with Brett Larner (koto), Tetsu Saitoh (contrabass, percussion) and Kazuko Takada (shamisen)
- 10:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
July 21 (Saturday)
- 2:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m.
tog: Robert Duckworth (computer) and Roddy Schrock (computer), with Giuliana Succo (video)
- 2:25 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar)
- 2:50 p.m.-3:20 p.m.
Astro Twin: Utah Kawasaki Utah (electronics) and Ami Yoshida (voice), with Tetsuro Yasunaga (electronics)
- 3:25 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Masahiko Okura (alto sax)
- 3:55 p.m.-4:20 p.m.
Kazuo Imai (guitar)
- 4:30 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board)
- 5:00 p.m.-5:35 p.m.
CCM4: Pete Cafarella (accordion), Rafael Cohen (oboe) and Seth Misterka (alto sax)
- 5:50 p.m.-6:35 p.m.
Yoshihide Otomo's Portable Orchestra: Tetuzi Akiyama, DJ-Peaky, Atsuhiro Ito, Itoken, Utah Kawasaki, Brett Larner, Toshimaru Nakamura, Nibo, Masahiko Okura, Teruyuki Oshima, Norio Otani, Yasuhiro Otani, Yoshihide Otomo, Taku Sugimoto, Tsuguto Tsunoda, Masahiro Uemura, Taku Unami, Tetsuro Yasunaga and Ami Yoshida
- 6:45 p.m.-7:05 p.m.
Atsuhiro Ito (optron sound system)
- 7:20 p.m.-8:05 p.m.
Tetsu Saitoh (contrabass, percussion) and Kazue Sawai (koto)
- 8:20 p.m.-9:05 p.m.
Yasunori Ikunishi (VJ) with Yasunori Kakegawa (VJ) and Kuknacke (DJ)
- 9:15 p.m.-10:15 p.m.
- 10:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
Brett Larner (koto) and Taku Sugimoto (guitar)
Last updated: July 5, 2001