Alto saxophonist Ayumi Koketsu releases a sophisticated tribute to Art Pepper on her new album Art. Koketsu is a prolific artist who releases high-quality albums and often uses overseas musicians for her backup band. This album will satisfy fans of straight-ahead jazz quartets with saxophones taking center stage.
Leader: Ayumi Koketsu · 纐纈歩美 · http://a-koketsu.com
- Ayumi Koketsu – alto sax
- Jeremy Manasia – piano
- Mike Karn – bass
- Mark Taylor – drums
Released 2016 on Pony Canyon MYCJ-30653
* Audio sample at top of page from “Cool Bunny”, which opens the album.