Kaoru Watanabe is joined by Barbara Merjan, Fumi Tanakadate and Sayun Chang at Eastside Sound in New York, for the recording of Néo, an album that explores the complex interweaving of jazz, Taiko, the traditional, the contemporary, and the skillfully improvised, in search for a deep and meaningful place that lives between the feelings of nostalgia and longing. You can learn more about the project and the album here.