Utopia, 2021CD
Instrument: Instrumental

Issue: 27.3

Jazz Ruler Type: Pop+Jazz
O's Jazz Ruler

Performance: 3
Performance Chart

Sound: 5
Sound Chart

Score: 81
Score Chart

O’s Notes: Utopia is a duo featuring Japanese musicians, guitarist Yuto Kanazawa and saxophonist Yuto Mitomi. They are based in New York and perform eight songs mostly covers of pop and jazz standards along with their original title track. Audio quality is excellent. Highlights are “Blackbird”, “Doralice”, “I Want You Back” and “Isn’t She Lovely”. These are jazzy instrumental arrangements that will invite new listeners into the genre.


Publicist: Maja Illc