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Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Masabumi Kikuchi 1939-2015
Pianist Masabumi Kikuchi has died
. I mainly knew him through two very beautiful records by Tethered Moon, his band with Paul Motian and Gary Peacock— TM Plays Kurt Weill, and First Meeting. But he did
a lot of other things
. Ethan Iverson
interviewed Kikuchi at his blog
, Do The Math, and it's worth reading.
Some more listening after the break:
More Tethered Moon:
An album from the 70s in a heavy McCoy Tyner kind of zone; with Eric Gravatt on the drums:
From his album with Gil Evans:
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