Source: The DiMenna Center.
Pianist and composer Satoko Fujii has assembled a one-of-a-kind, all-star band to record her 100th album, live in concert on Tuesday, September 20 at Cary Hall in The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th St., New York City. Longtime friends and new ones will join Fujii for Hyaku: One Hundred Dreams including trumpeters Wadada Leo Smith and Kappa Maki, tenor saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock, bassoonist Sara Schoenbeck, electronics artist Ikue Mori, bassist Brandon Lopez, and drummers Tom Rainey and Chris Corsano. The recording, which will be released December 9 via Libra Records, is made possible through a grant from the Robert D. Bielicki Foundation. Doors open at 7:30, concert at 8 p.m.