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Satoko Fujii Min-Yoh Ensemble: Watershed

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Pianist Satoko Fujii’s Min-Yoh Ensemble takes its name from the Japanese term for folk music, but Watershed doesn’t sound like any kind of typical folk song, Japanese or otherwise. The pianist, husband/trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and trombonist Curtis Hasselbring regroup with accordion wiz Andrea Parkins for music that begins with intense free improvisation and then builds into composed structures.

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