Philip Gelb

All of the works on this disc are improvisational. Amazingly, the three musicians met face to face for the first time just 30 minutes before the concert, which was part of Brett Larner's tour. The first song sounds like a traditional work because the koto was played with a traditional type of tuning called hirajoshi, and of hearing this, Philip Gelb immediately adapted his playing style to it. For the other songs, the koto was retuned just before playing. The sound of water dripping, starting from the third song, was actually from a leak which occurred just then by chance. It sounds like the unexpected leak was welcomed as a member of the group, and the performers enjoyed improvising with it. In any case, a new experiment with various possibilities has just begun. This disc announces that beginning.


Price: $16.00