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V/A - Rough Guide To Avant-Garde Japan (CD)

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Release Date: 1/29/2021

From boundary-pushing koto musicians to experimental jazz virtuosi, Japanese music has long embraced all things avant-garde. This Rough Guide highlights some of today's key innovators whose individualism challenges the conformist perception of Japan.

Track List

1. Michiyo Yagi: Rouge
2. Masanori Oishi: Syracuse Blues
3. Haco: Over The Unfinished Bridge
4. Cockroach Eater: Kyogen Qabbalah
5. Ken Sugai: Daidai
6. Karin: Uiteruyo?
7. Jittyaku Orchestra: Suwarikome Koko e
8. Emiko Voice: Sanosa
9. Mutsumi Aragaki: Nankuru Nankuru
10. Shibusashirazu: Akkan
11. Shun Sakai & The Long Goodbye: Sukanpo no Sakukoro, Bengawan Solo, Kanpyo
12. A Mother Tongue Project: Noosphere
13. tsuMGuito: fPB
14. Japanorama: Ensemble One

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