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Yoko Kanno

“This feeling of yearning towards offering music to an all-powerful, all-creating God or natural force is, I feel, the most primitive human impulse. Respect and awe towards an imminent being or force. People say my music sounds “vast” or “religious,” so I wonder sometimes if maybe my childhood experiences have permeated my music, but it’s not like I go out of my way all the time to create a sound… Read more
“This feeling of yearning towards offering music to an all-powerful, all-creating God or natural force is, I feel, the most primitive human impulse. Respect and awe towards an imminent being or force. People say my music sounds “vast” or “religious,” so I wonder sometimes if maybe my childhood experiences have permeated my music, but it’s not like I go out of my way all the time to create a sound that makes people feel that way.” Read less
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