New Recording

Twelve Months in Minnesota for Solo Percussion

featuring Eri Isomura


  1. November (Dance of the White Sprites) for marimba
  2. June (Shiny Wet Green)  for marimba
  3. February (Improvisation) 
  4. September (Dance of the Raindrops) 
  5. August (So Quiet) for marimba
  6. March (Melting Ice) 
  7. October (Improvisation)
  8. April (Slow but Coming) for marimba
  9. January (White Big Devil) 
  10. July (Lost in the Deep Woods) for vibraphone
  11. December (First Snow) for marimba
  12. May (Improvisation) 

Composed by Asuka Kakitani (except tracks 3, 7, and 12)
Performed by Eri Isomura
Recorded at Wild Sound Recording Studio, Minneapolis, MN, on August 22 and 23, 2022.
Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Steve Kaul
Produced by Asuka Kakitani and Scott L. Miller
Cover art by Kelsey Oseid
Photography by Bryan Murray

Asuka Kakitani is a fiscal year 2022 recipient of a Creative Support for Individuals grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature; and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Photos by Bryan Murray