John Kaizan Neptune

Dance for the One in Six

Neptune's playing is famous throughout Japan for its creative style, brilliant dynamics. and amazing range of tonal colors. He is also well known for his compositions, which in masterly fashion combine diverse music of the world into something tonally original. Dance for the ONE in Six is an excellent example of this originality. In this completely acoustic album Neptune employs Indian rhythms and scales, other Asian music elements, and jazz, as well as tastefully utilizing some of his ingenious new techniques. While many musicians struggle to keep up with new trends, Neptune has carved out his own path and has been waiting for the rest of us to catch up. In Dance for the ONE in Six there is truly something new for us all.


Dance for the ONE in Six
No Clouds
Under the Tree
Evening Waves
Traveling Together
Gentle Face
East of Everywhere
Mountain Echo
West of Somewhere

All music composed and arranged by John Kaizan Neptune


John Kaizan Neptune-Shakuhachi
Tadahiro Wakabayashi-Sitar, Tabla
Kiichi Futamura-Piano
Ryusuke Seto-Guitar
Yukihiro Takao-Bass
Yoshinori Nomi-Percussion
Yachiyo Wakabayashi-Tambura
Premadasa Hedoga-Sitar, Tabla
Yoshinobu Nishimura-Guitar
Yasuo Arakawa-Bass
Takeshi Onodera-Percussion

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