ANFTD #75: Kyoko Kitamura

Kyoko Kitamura joins Dave Douglas to talk about her role as Executive Director for the Tri-Centric Foundation, in charge of the Braxton75 Living Archive Project and often preforming in Anthony Braxton’s works. Kyoko is a vocalist, improviser, composer, journalist, and former translator of Garfield cartoons in Japan. She talks about improvising systems, inventing a syntactic language in her own work, and working with ensembles, both improvised and composed.

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Edited by Geoffrey Countryman