Bassist Tatsu Aoki talks with Mike Jeffers about the upcoming project that he along with his MIYUMI PROJECT, Nicole Mitchell and filmmaker Jonathan Woods will be presenting on June 29th at the Logan Center for the Performing Arts as part of the Jazz Insitute of Chicago's Birthday BASH! The project name is UNDU and it creates a multi-dimensional experience through live performance by the MIYUMI Project interacting with Nicole Mitchell who appears through the mediums of video and pre-recorded sound.
Composers: Tatsu Aoki and Nicole Mitchell (music composition, concept), Jonathan Woods (visual composition, concept). Musicians: Nicole Mitchell (flute, alto flute, piccolo, electronics); The MIYUMI Project: Tatsu Aoki (bass/shamisen), Mwata Bowden (reeds), Edward Wilkerson Jr. (reeds), Jamie Kempkers (cello), Avreeayl Ra (drums), Coco Elysses (conga/percussion), Kioto Aoki (taiko), Kiyomi Negi (taiko), and Kembre Daniel (taiko). Presented in partnership with Asian Improv aRts Midwest.
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