Uzume Taiko Ensemble featuring a number of guest artists. Fusing the drive and visceral energy of the taiko with instruments and music from diverse cultures, this exciting release embraces a courageous new world of possibilities.

Album Label
OO ZOO MAY Records
Album Release Date
January 1998
Album Producer

Produced by Boyd Seiichi Grealy, Simon Garber, John Endo Greenaway & Bonnie Soon

Album Musicians

Boyd Seiichi Grealy (Japanese drums and percussion)
John Endo Greenaway (Japanese drums and percussion)
Bonnie Soon (Japanese drums and percussion)
Moon-jin Choi (Kayagum)
Kazuko Furuya (vocals)
Peggy Lee (cello)
Amy Newman (alto saxophone)
Micheal O'Neill (highland pipes)
Peter Joon Park (changgo)
Alcvin Ramos (shinobue)
Albert St. Albert (percussion & vocals)
Takeo Yamashiro (shakuhachi)

Album Tracks

Borrowed Time
Aiiro
a stone's throw II
Stealing Thunder
Love Song
Ascensions II
Chajinmori/Seven 7 Seven
Tina's Waltz
Nagamochi-uta
Every Part of the Animal/Hieroglyphs

Album Notes

This recording was made possible through the assistance of the Music Section of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Government of Canada through Canada's Year of Asia Pacific, the Government of British Columbia through the British Columbia Arts Council, the Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation and the Z95.3 FM Young Artists and Audience Fund.

Downloads

Uzume Taiko Ensemble: Every Part of the Animal is available on Bandcamp.