In 2001 I visited Japan. It had been 45 years since I lived in Japan as a child. It was an amazing journey of redicovery.
Upon returning I began work on a series of improvisations as a musical recollection of my trip. These 10 improvisations were recorded over a period a year and released in 2003.
Returning to Japan after 45 years
Beautiful kimon-clad woman on commuter train.
Daibutsu - the Great Budda of Kamakura.
Sacred temple for departed children.
The bullet train from Tokyo to Kyoto.
Traditional Japanese inn.
Rock garden founded in 1450
A Long Walk to the Wonder Cafe
A quite night in the suburbs of Kyoto
Transcendent temple of the 1001 Kannons
Leaving Japan - Mt. Fuji beckons