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Satoko Fujii

Satoko Fujii

I think I use the Japanese sense of space and silence-which we call ma-in my music,” says pianist Satoko Fujii from Sayama, near Tokyo. “If you listen to Japanese improvisers, you will find many of them have a similar sense of space.”

Sense of space also comes from one of Fujii’s teachers: Paul Bley, master of the subtle phrase.

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