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CRS Presents SACO & As It Is: Resonance of Water Summer Concert
July 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing) presents “Resonance of Water” with SACO & As It Is. Mother Earth is a water planet, and we are mostly water. Let’s flow together to celebrate this season communing with water. It would be wonderful to feel each other’s “water” with music!
An eleven-piece, cross-genre music ensemble, SACO & As It Is creates an uplifting and soothing sound experience that unites people spontaneously. Improvisational movements and Whirling Prayer add a visual experience to this music.
Saco Myoji: Vocal, Keyboard, Mbira
Sakurako Kataoka: Spoken-word
Michael T.A. Thompson: Percussion
ONE NOTE ONE SPIRIT Choir: Chieko Palenberg, Fusako Miyaji, Kashimi Asai, Miyoko Satoh, Motoi Urano, Senko Nishimura, Takemi Kitamura, Tomomi Kawai
Tickets are $20 and are available via Eventbrite and at the door. Seating is limited and advanced ticket purchase is highly recommended.
The White Room at CRS
123 4th Ave FL3
New York, NY 10003
CRS is located on the 3rd floor of a walk-up building above Think Coffee, between 12th & 13th streets, one block east of The Strand Bookstore. There is no elevator or wheelchair access.
NEAREST SUBWAY STATIONS:
4/5/6, N/R/Q, L trains to 14th St / Union Square
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
The multi-instrumentalist, Saco Myoji (aka Saco Yasuma)’s musical experiences are broad; Blues, Funk, Rock, Bossa Nova, Salsa, Jazz, and Free Improvisational music. She blends all together with her native Japan’s melodies and sensibility to express love and gratitude to nature and the Universe and her music uplifts audience’s spirit. Saco appears in clubs, galleries, festivals, and healing/wellness events in Japan and U.S., mostly in the New York City area, including the Celebrating Women Composer Festival, the Vision Festival, the WHAM Festival, and other venues and events. Saco offers various configurations of the ensemble; solo, duo, trio, and often brings the choir, extra percussionists and dancers, depending on the size and occasion of the event. She released the album “AS IT IS is Beautiful” in summer 2018. It features songs in Japanese and English. Saco is a co-founder of One Note One Spirit, the unique sound community for everyone and ATOWA, the piano duo with the celestial sound creator; composer, pianist and crystal singing bowl player, Naoe Moriya who lives in Yokohama, Japan.