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JALC Radio - The Sounds Of Japan: Toshiko Akiyoshi

 
Title JALC Radio - The Sounds Of Japan: Toshiko Akiyoshi
Season 14, Episode 36
Airdate 31/05/2007
Hosted by Wendell Pierce


Toshiko Akiyoshi and her orchestra fuse traditional Japanese taiko drumming and American bebop in a new work commissioned by Jazz at Lincoln Center. The composition is a three-part suite featuring Akiyoshi’s husband Lew Tabackin on flute and tenor saxophone plus taiko drumming legend Eitetsu Hayashi.