MIDORI TAKADA

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As minimalism and ambient music grew and developed from the subtle piano of Erik Satie to the more avant garde work of Terry Riley and John Cage, moving from the fringes to mainstream respectability or at least airport lounges, the best known names have been mostly male, and mainly from the west.

Midori Takada, a composer and percussionist in Japan who released a string of mindblowing records beginning in the 1980s, challenges that order. Many call her work minimalism; her interlocking patterns bring to mind Steve Reich, in particular. Her layers of rich textures and atmospheres are sometimes reminiscent of Brian Eno’s classic ambient work. Through it all, she created a sound that is uniquely her own.

Let's all go to the chill out room: ambient music is back Read more Takada was part of the Mkwaju Ensemble, a short-lived Japanese group comprised of Takada and fellow Japanese musicians Joe Hisaishi, Yoji Sadanari,
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MIDORI TAKADA Through The Looking Glass album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Through The Looking Glass
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1983
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Midori Takada / Masahiko Satoh ‎: Lunar Cruise
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1990
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Tree of Life
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1999

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