An absolute triumph…incredibly successful collectivism and mutual awareness of the creative process.’ Roger Mitchell, AusJazz
Explosive and beautiful, Kira Kira features internationally acclaimed Japanese improvisers and composers Satoko Fujii and Natsuki Tamura, and Australian keyboard player composer, Alister Spence.
‘She could be the most important creative musicians of our time (Satoko Fujii)’, Allmusic
Supported artists: JACHLO
Chloe Kim (drums), Jacques Emery (double bass)
7.30pm Wednesday 14th November, Foundry 616
Bright Force is a suite in four parts that mixes piano and trumpet with electronics and drums. For this performance Kira Kira will be joined by Lloyd Swanton on double bass and Toby Hall on drums and percussion.
Kira Kira weights layer upon layer of sound until it approaches a breaking point that never quite materializes. Instead, the music finds its way to someplace near perpetuity and how it gets there is never obvious. It’s awe-inspiring music.’ 4½ stars. Karl Ackermann Allaboutjazz.com
SATOKO FUJII piano NATSUKI TAMURA trumpet ALISTER SPENCE piano TOBY HALL drums & percussion LLOYD SWANTON double bass