Aki Takase is a female jazz pianist who is a long time resident of Berlin, Germany, who has played with Lester Bowie, John Zorn, Joe Henderson, Evan Parkers and many others. On this extraordinary album she is joined by bassist Nobuyoshi Ino, although between them they also perform on qin (Chinese koto), gong, glockenspiel, kokyu and chanchiki. Some tracks mix jazz with Chinese traditional sounds while others are out-there avant-garde jazz. 1. Hyakka Ryouran 2. Aru Utage 3. Song for Che 4. Wagakokoro no Renaissance 5. Amanojaku 6. Biwa Rancho Ni Ari 7. Hanyu no Yado.