The stunning cover for AKIRA IFUKUBE: Works for Piano, Volume 2.
Reiko Yamada, a former student of Maestro Ifukube's (and a special guest at G-FEST XIV in 2007) has recently completed a brand-new CD of the master musician's classical compositions. As of now, it's available in the U.S. from the Sanseido Japanese bookstore in Chicago and can be ordered here:
100 E. Algonquin Rd.,
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Details such as pricing are unavailable at this time, but when we're talking about Akira Ifukube, who would dare put a price on his genius?
More information about the release will become available on Maestro Ifukube's official English-language Web site as soon as possible. Fans of Mr. Ifukube, and of classical music in general, will certainly be pleased with the new release!