Garota da Ipanema

Title Garota da Ipanema
Year 2005
Composer Chappell Kingsland (Antonio Carlos Jobim, arr.)
Instrument/s koto, 17-string koto, 20-string koto, shakuhachi
Commission Commissioned by Ryuko Mizutani
First Performance (date, performers, venue) September 19, 2008, Ryuko Mizutani, Noriko Tsuboi, Shoko Hikage and Jon Raskin, Hillside Club, Berkeley, California
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Notes In this arrangement of a great jazz standard, the kotos emulate the sound of a Latin percussion section, string bass, piano, and a blaring horn section – while the shakuhachi (bamboo flute) dances with the melody on top. [Kingsland]