World jazz: free jazz enriched with African and Asian sonorities and rhythms.
"Sensual Hearing" was recorded Live in Concerts at the Istanbul Jazz Festival in Turkey, in Paris, at the Pacifica Graduate Institute in California, and in recording studios in New York City.
It includes the outstanding musicians: bassist William Parker, pianist Bobby Few, Daniel Carter on tenor saxophone, Jin Hi Kim on komungo, Malick Sow on djembe, violinist Somalia Richards, Ron McBee on djembe, berimbau & cuica, Goksel Baktagir on kanun, and Ferruh Yarkin on bindir & davul.
KALI Z. FASTEAU
COMPOSER and MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST:
SOPRANO & ALTO SAXOPHONES, NEY & SHAKUHACHI FLUTES, VOICE, PIANO, SYTHESIZER, CELLO, SANZA, MIZMAR, MOURSIN, DRUMS Publishing Company: ZENJIN Music (SESAC)
From a musical family, Kali Z. played piano, cello, flute, voice since early childhood in Paris and New York. She received degrees studying the music of Asia, Africa, 20th Century Europe and Jazz, and then traveled for fourteen years, living in sixteen countries: India (1981-83), Turkey (1976-77), Nepal, Morocco, Senegal, Zaire, Italy, Holland, France, Denmark, Belgium, Switzerland, Yugoslavia, Germany, Greece, Haiti and America, performing in many music festivals and concerts, national radio and TV, film soundtracks, and university programs. Kali's recording and performing associates include: Donald Rafael Garrett, Archie Shepp, Beaver Harris, Rashied Ali, William Parker, Oliver Lake, Joseph Jarman, Joe McPhee, Hamid Drake, Andrew Cyrille, Bobby Few, Noah Howard, Oscar Brown III, and a great many others. Kali Z. led her ensemble playing her original compositions at New York's Town Hall, Lincoln Center and Guggenheim Museum, The Museum of Modern Art in Paris, The Museum Theatre in Madras, India, The Boston Center for the Arts and hundreds of other noted venues worldwide.
Kali Z. Fasteau: MAKING WAVES; Flying Note Records CD 9010
Kali Z. Fasteau: ONENESS; Flying Note Records CD 9009
Kali Z. Fasteau: VIVID; Flying Note Records CD 9007 Kali Z. Fasteau & Rafael Garrett: MEMOIRS OF A DREAM; Flying Note Double CD 9008
Kali Z. Fasteau: COMRADERIE; Flying Note CD 9006
Kali Z. Fasteau: SENSUAL HEARING; Flying Note CD 9005 Kali Z. Fasteau: EXPATRIATE KIN; CIMP #140 Kali Z. Fasteau: PROPHECY: The Whale & the Elephant Trade Notes on the State of the World; Flying Note CD 9003 Kali Z. Fasteau: WORLDS BEYOND WORDS; Flying Note CD 9001 Kali Z. Fasteau: AFFINITY; Flying Note Records Cass 6003 Kali Z. Fasteau: BEYOND WORDS; Flying Note Cass 7003 Kali Z. Fasteau: BLISS; Flying Note Cass 6001 Kali Z. Fasteau & Rafael Garrett: AFTER NATURE; Red Records Kali Z. Fasteau & Rafael Garrett: MANZARA; Red Records Kali Z. Fasteau & Rafael Garrett: WE MOVE TOGETHER; ESP-Disk (Licensed to ZYX, and Abraxis/Get Back)