New Album "Distant Winds"

2nd album "Distant Winds"
Performed by Kazunari Abe, Shinobue (Japanese bamboo flute) Player

2019.2.6 RELEASE
CZRC-1026 / cozee records

* The album release concert will be held on 17th March 2019 in Matsuyama, Japan.
https://event.tj-matsuyama.com/event/detail.php?id=11139_1

[Guest Artist]
Ryutaro Kaneko
https://ryu-beat.com

NolenNiu-de-Ossi
http://www.de-ossi.com

Atoa.
https://www.atoa-official.com

Anna Sato
https://www.annasato-primitive-voice.com

Gabriele Miracle
https://www.gabrielemiracle.it

Tetsuya Kajiwara
https://ameblo.jp/tetsuya-kajiwara/

Tetsuro Naito
https://ameblo.jp/haretokeman

[Track List]
1. ORION
2. SOULS
3. ONOKORO
4. UNDERWATER UTOPIA
5. TSURUGI
6. FLUX
7. BEGIN ANEW
8. AI-HIME KAGURA

Shinobue & Nohkan (Japanese bamboo flutes): Kazunari Abe
Flutes handcrafted by Ranjo

All tracks composed by Kazunari Abe

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ORION
featuring
Taiko (Japanese drums) & Sound Tools: Ryutaro Kaneko

SOULS
featuring
Shamisen (Japanese banjo) & Accordion: NolenNiu-de-Ossi (Yasushi Kita & Toruko)

ONOKORO
featuring
Taiko: Atoa. (Tokio Takahashi & Akira Takahashi)
Shrine Bell: Ryuta Abe

UNDERWATER UTOPIA
featuring
Vocals: Anna Sato

TSURUGI
featuring
Percussion: Gabriele Miracle

FLUX
featuring
Drums: Tetsuya Kajiwara

BEGIN ANEW
featuring
Piano: Toruko (NolenNiu-de-Ossi)

AI-HIME KAGURA
featuring
Taiko: Tetsuro Naito
Vocals: Ai-Taiko Festa 2018 performers

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Produced by Kazunari Abe

Track 1 recorded & mixed by Arata Imoto at Koko Plaza (Osaka, Japan)
Tracks 2, 7 recorded & mixed by Ryosuke Anan at Onjokan (Nara, Japan)
Tracks 3, 4, 5 recorded & mixed by Norihide Honda at Jeandore (Niihama, Japan)
Track 4 vocals recorded by Tomotaka Sekiya (Tokyo, Japan)
Track 5 percussion recorded by Gabriele Miracle (Amelia, Italy)
Track 6 recorded & mixed by Kazuya Inamori at WStudioRED (Matsuyama, Japan)
Track 8 recorded & mixed by Shigeki Serizawa at green bird & Dream Mix Lab (Tokyo, Japan)

Mastered by Kazuhiro Hatada at Studio UMI (Kobe, Japan)
Sound Treatment: Atsushi Doi
Cover Photo & Album Design: Hako Kokubo
Artist Photos: Rino Kojima, Yoshiaki Maezawa, Masayuki Murashita, Damiano Rosa,Yuka Sano
Costume Design: Miharu Toriyama
Creative Translation: Melanie Taylor
A&R: Koji Noda (cozee records)

Filmed & Edited by Satoshi Nagao
Filming location: Niihama, Japan
Special thanks to Katsuji Watanabe & Uchinomiya-jinja

2019-01-01