Picture Dreams - Riley Lee/Satsuki Odamura
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  1. Sacramental Christian Lullaby
  2. Lamenting the Passing of Spring
  3. The Dream of the Dayflower
  4. Spring Sea
  5. Tuning in D
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  1. Sacramental Christian Lullaby
  2. Lamenting the Passing of Spring
  3. The Dream of the Dayflower
  4. Spring Sea
  5. Tuning in D
  6. Poème 1
  7. Picture Dreams
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Being 100 percent Japanese isn't mandatory if you're a shakuhachi player. The instrument was actually invented in China, and occasionally, some Americans have played it on the side -- jazzman Bobby King, for example, is a hard bop/post-bop saxophonist who has played the shakuhachi as a secondary instrument. Nonetheless, Japan has dominated shakuhachi playing for centuries, and the instrument will always be closely identified with traditional Japanese music -- which is what the Texas-born Riley Lee provides on Picture Dreams ...

Picture Dreams 2003, New World Records

UPC: 767715058428

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