THE JAPAN PROJECT
Perhaps the ultimate in Metier's search for unusual repertoire, this CD of solo trombone music from contemporary Japanese composers is truly the ideal purchase for the record collector who "has it all" and indeed for anyone wanting to explore modern music from the East.
|playing time: 71:18
direct sale price: $12.99
audio sample: Alone (beginning) by Tatsuya Hirano
|review extracts: for full reviews click here|
|“The trombonist Barrie Webb, who instigated this collaboration with seven Japanese composers, deserves congratulation. Each piece…is uniquely satisfying in its own way.” ××× - Stephen Pettitt (The Sunday Times)|
|“this music is well worth getting to know, not least for Barry Webb's unstinting commitment to the project and the consistency of his playing.” – Musical Opinion|