Cloud Plate

Cloud Plate  Alex Cline, Kaoru, Miya Masaoka, G.E. Stinson

Sometimes meditative, other times intensely powerful, Cloud Plate brings together four veteran improvising musicians and accomplished bandleaders, percussionist Alex Cline, vocalist Kaoru, electric koto player Miya Masaoka, and electric guitarist G.E. Stinson. This unique and inviting combination of individuals and instruments succeeds in striking a balance which allows evocative and expansive music to unfold in the moment. The beautiful package features original art throughout by famed Japanese artist Yoshio Ikezaki.

Members

Kaoru
Drums
Miya Masaoka
Guitar

Tracks

1Ions4:46
2Robot Mudra12:58
3Mountain8:49
4Cloud4:29
5Naming2:41
6Visual Drift13:17
7Assisted Collapse13:19
8Face5:32

Reviews

Sometimes it’s all about context. A week after his previous studio effort, The Constant Flame, was recorded, percussionist Alex Cline reconvened guitarist G.E. Stinson and vocalist Kaoru from that session and added koto player Miya Masaoka for a day of pu

John Kelman, All About Jazz, 4-1-05