Improvised Music from Japan / Discography

Taku Sugimoto


(Off Site, OFFSITE001) (Japan) (CD)

  1. (13:40)
  2. (5:22)
  3. (9:32)
  4. (8:25)

All improvisations by Taku Sugimoto

Taku Sugimoto: six-string bass guitar (1), electric guitar (2), guitar case (3), contact microphone (3), acoustic guitar (4)

Recorded live by Taku Sugimoto at Off Site, Tokyo, February 16 (1), February 23 (2), March 9 (3), and March 16 (4), 2001
Mastered by Toshimaru Nakamura at Setreset, Tokyo, March 31, 2001
Cover art and design by Masae Tanabe

These live performances at gallery Off Site coincided with the gallery's exhibition of bird paintings by Masae Tanabe, entitled Birdy Program. One hundred copies of the CD were released accompanied by Tanabe's special handmade artist's book, also titled Birdy Program. Four hundred more copies of the CD were released alone.

Released in May 2001