Saturday, October 17, 2009

Hiroshima - Legacy

With an impressive thirty year career Hiroshima has proven itself worthy of this aptly named CD. In fact the group has such a deep history that Legacy, the inaugural release of a planned series of retrospectives, covers only the first decade of their work. Legacy is not an anthology of original studio recordings as was The Best of Hiroshima (Sony, 1994). Rather, it is a set of new recordings with the group’s current lineup which includes the two founding members Dan Kuramoto (saxophone) and June Kuramoto (koto), as well as bassist Dean Cortez, keyboardist Kimo Cornwell, percussionist Danny Yamamoto, and taiko drummer/percussionist Shoji Kameda...MORE

No comments:

Post a Comment