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Tokyo Gen'On Project#19 Musician's Selection 7: Masanori Oishi 2 with Yasuaki Shimizu

  • Organization : Tokyo Gen’On Project
  • Section : Artistic and creative activity in Tokyo
  • Type of Grant Program : Single
  • Art Forms : Music


Saxophonist Masanori Oishi returns for a concert in the Musician’s Selection series featuring programming by project members. Main guest, saxophonist Yasuaki Shimizu, has continually stood out from the crowd in the music world both in Japan and overseas since the 1970s with his unique and borderless activities. The concert focused on various approaches to contemporary music from other genres.

Program supervisor: Masanori Oishi
-Yasuaki Shimizu: Carl’s Wild Garden(Seeds, Rain, Work, Be Flat)(2012), Suiren (1982/2023)Tokyo Gen’On Project version, W.P., Asa (2005/2023)Tokyo Gen’On Project version, W.P.
-Improvisation by Yasuaki Shimizu and Carl Stone
– John Zorn: from Ecomia – five pieces for piano solo (2018), Stretta, Occultation
-Anthony Braxton: Composition 131
-Dror Feiler: From Here and From Now (2023), W.P.
Performed by: Tokyo Gen’On Project
Sumihisa Arima (electronics), Masanori Oishi (saxophone), Yoshiko Kanda (percussion), Aki Kuroda (piano), Shinya Hashimoto (tuba),
Guests: Yasuaki Shimizu (tenor saxophone), Carl Stone (electronics), Dror Feiler (saxophone)


Tokyo Gen’On Project
Formed in 2012 by top musicians of comtemporary music, Tokyo Gen’On Project proposes a new viewpoint as players through their unique programs focusing on Japan/world premiere, and workshops for young musicians / composers / staff members. Its 2013 production “Tokyo Gen’On Project #01” won the 13th Keizo Saji Prize by the Suntory Foundation for Arts.
Current members are; Arima Sumihisa (electronics), Oishi Masanori (saxophone), Kanda Yoshiko (percussion), Kuroda Aki (piano) and Hashimoto Shinya (tuba).


Ayako Fukunaga
Tokyo Gen’On Project (naya collective Ltd.)


Suginami Kokaido Small Hall, Suginami City, Tokyo