Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York: Entity

Each track on this album seems to have a certain pattern – powerful orchestrated passages interspersed with quiet, at times almost minimalist contributions and more forthright solo and collaborative experimentation. On several occasions this gives the impression of a film score, with its creation of tension, drama and scenic changes: abstraction and formality. The opening title track is notable for Ches Smith’s drumming; energetic and driving, laying down a platf
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