Blending avante garde with contemporary jazz, pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura create a unique series of images which will intrigue the listening audience with its richness and surreal approaches. These wonderful little landscapes of expressive sound and surrealistic colorings are highly innovative, and full of energy.
There are 6 long and complex selections on this CD, the longest one being "Cumulonimbus" at 16 minutes 6 seconds. Selections are: "Cirrus," "Cumulonimbus," "Stratus," "Cirrocumulus," "Altocumulus," and "Stratocumulus."
CLOUDS is an exceptional collection of creative jazz works featuring the best of Fujii and Tamura. An unbeatable, unique collection that all fans of Fujii and Tamura will want to own in their home CD jazz collections. CLOUDS is an inventive, imaginative jazz journey. The artwork on the CD cover featuring the smiling white cat and clouds against a mountain backdrop is whimsical and lively, just like the music.