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ITO, TEIJI

 
"By 1952, at the age of seventeen, Tejij Ito was already composing music for the influential avant-garde film work of Maya Deren. Accompanying her to Haiti in 1955, Ito learned ceremonial and secular drumming techniques from the legendary Haitian musician Coyote. ...
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TZ7036 | TZADIK

"Focusing on his remarkable relationship with the legendary cinematic poet Maya Deren, Tzadik's third Teiji Ito release highlights his versatile and evocative music for films. Included are two major Deren scores and recently discovered music for a rare film she scripted ...
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TZ8038 | TZADIK

ITO, TEIJI - TENNO (CD)

"The second in a series of releases by the legendary downtown pioneer Teiji Ito presents his postmodern masterpiece Tenno, blending Japanese, African, Caribbean and Western musical instruments with sound effects, voice and electronics to create the most startling ...
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TZ8031 | TZADIK

"The fifth CD in Tzadik's initiative to make available the music of Teiji Ito presents his undisputed masterpiece Watermill. Created in 1971 for the controversial ballet by Jerome Robbins and named for the town on Long Island where Robbins had a peaceful country home, ...
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TZ8058 | TZADIK