Mini-Interviews for PA – #4 Drummer/Percussionist Satoshi Takeishi

A mini-interview series for the upcoming Pivotal Arc release on Whirlwind Recordings.
#4 in the series is drummer/percussionist Satoshi Takeishi!
A master musician and artist, able to shift seamlessly from supporting the large ensemble to intimately backing a soloist, always with an ear to the overarching narrative of the piece.

Preorder available now (LP 180g limited edition, CD, DL):

Pivotal Arc – 2nd Single & Preorder!

Coming Friday – ‘String Quartet: Movement I’ – the second single from Pivotal Arc on Whirlwind Recordings
Here’s a sneak peek featuring Quatuor Molinari!

Single available to download with every preorder (LP 180g limited edition, CD, DL):

Album also featuring: violin soloist Nathalie Bonin, vibraphonist Michael Davidson, bassist Mark Helias & percussionist Satoshi Takeishi with conductor JC Sanford!

Woodwinds: Jean-Pierre Zanella, Yvan Belleau, Brent Besner
Brass: Jocelyn Couture, Bill Mahar, David Grott, Robert Ellis
Molinari String Quartet: Olga Ranzenhofer, Antoine Bareil, Frédéric Lambert, Pierre-Alain Bouvrette

Tonmeister: David Travers-Smith
Video footage: Preston Beebe
Video production: QN
Album artwork from the collection “Touch base, Arctic Solargraphy” by Udo Prinsen with layout+design by Lee Hutzulak (Leisure Thief)

This project was made possible through the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada

All compositions by Quinsin Nachoff SOCAN Music

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