Music for Zen Meditation

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Music for Zen Meditation
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Studio album by
Released1964
RecordedFebruary 1964
GenreJazz, New-age
Length44:28
LabelVerve
ProducerRichard Seidel
Tony Scott chronology
Music for Zen Meditation
(1964)
Tony Scott
(1967)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Music for Zen Meditation is a 1964 album by jazz clarinetist Tony Scott.[2]

The album is considered to be the first new-age record.[3] Music for Zen Meditation is mostly improvised by Scott, Shinichi Yuize (koto) and Hōzan Yamamoto (shakuhachi).

Sampling[edit]

The fourth track entitled "After the Snow, the Fragrance" has been sampled by electronic artist Four Tet for his track entitled "Parks", which appeared on his 2001 release, Pause.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Is All Not One?" (Tony Scott, Hōzan Yamamoto, Shinichi Yuize) – 3:15
  2. "The Murmuring Sound of the Mountain Stream" (Scott, Yuize) – 8:05
  3. "A Quivering Leaf, Ask the Winds" (Yamamoto)– 2:30
  4. "After the Snow, the Fragrance" (Scott, Yuize) – 7:00
  5. "To Drift Like Clouds" (Yamamoto, Yuize) – 1:38
  6. "Za-Zen (Meditation)" (Scott, Yamamoto) – 2:05
  7. "Prajna-Paramita-Hridaya Sutra (Sutra Chant)" (Scott, Yuize) – 7:10
  8. "Sanzen (Moment of Truth)" (Scott, Yuize) – 6:45
  9. "Satori (Enlightenment)" (Scott, Yuize) – 5:25

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Performance[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Music for Zen Meditation at AllMusic
  3. ^ "Roots of Space". Hearts of Space. Season 7. Episode 200. 1989-07-14.
  4. ^ Four Tet's 'Parks' sample of Tony Scott (Jazz Musician)'s 'After the Snow, the Fragrance'|WhoSampled
  5. ^ Amazon.com

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