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Stomu YAMASHTA

Floating Music

Label: Esoteric Recordings

Format: CD

Genre: Jazz

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First ever UK CD release for this classic album from the master percussionist & ambient musician -- remastered from the original tapes. Extensive booklet with liner notes & fully restored artwork. Stomu Yamash'ta is a master percussionist who studied jazz drumming at Berklee School of Jazz. In the 1970s, he recorded a string of innovative albums for Island Records which utilized the talents of such leading musicians as Hugh Hopper, Maurice Pert, Steve Winwood, Michael Shrieve and Klaus Schulze, fusing his percussion talents with jazz, electronic and classical to create an ambient form of music all of his own. His music has been used by the Royal Ballet. His first Island album, Floating Music was recorded with the band Come to the Edge and gains its first European CD release with this reissue. 'Poker Dice' and 'One Way' were for used by Nicholas Roeg in the soundtrack of the David Bowie film The Man Who Fell to Earth.
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Cat. number: ECLEC2084
Year: 2008