'Ukiyo' newly released album by John Psathas — 21.04.10

John Psathas' New Album 'Ukiyo' has recently been released by Rattle Records.‘Ukiyo,'features percussion music composed by John with performance by Pedro Carneiro.

John Psathas' New Album 'Ukiyo' has recently been released  by Rattle Records .  This launch coincided with the World Premiere performance of djinn, a new marimba concerto by John written for Pedro Carneiro and played by Pedro with the Vector Wellington Orchestra in mid April

 ‘Ukiyo,' features percussion music written by John Psathas.  Pedro Carneiro is the featured soloist on this recording and is joined in performance by percussionist Jeremy Fitzsimons and chamber ensemble Stroma, conducted by Hamish McKeich. This album includes an electronic remix of Psathas' music by Tim Prebble, who worked on Peter Jackson's last five films.

The works on the CD include: One Study One Summary for solo marimba with digital audio, Ukiyofor vibraphone, marimba and digital audio, and Psyzygysm for percussion and chamber ensemble. Another track on the release is an electronic remix of One Study One Summary by Prebble. All of these works showcase Carneiro's virtuosity and reveal areas of Psathas' work that draw in electronica and jazz.

Available now for a special introductory price of NZ$25.00 (with free P+P for NZ & Australia).