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Zofo: Mosh Pit. A dance-inspired exploration of six American composers

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Hesitation Tango
Three Dance Portraits
Let's Play a Duet!

"...vibrant, beautifully blended playing" - "..brilliant sound and a suave deployment of four hands at one piano" 

San Francisco Chronicle

"...the performances have a very attractive looseness that persists through all the technical fireworks. A most enjoyable piano four-hands release." -  AllMusic 

"...a delightful romp of a recording, guaranteed to get the feet tapping if not the whole body dancing." - San Francisco Examiner

The Zofo duo follows up their Grammy Nominated ‘Mind Meld, with a second album: Mosh Pit. Released on Sono Luminus, Eva-Maria Zimmermann and Keisuke Nakagoshi once again put their considerable keyboard skills to the test in a dance-inspired exploration of six American composers: George Gershwin, Conlon Nancarrow, Allen Shawn, Samuel Barber, John Corigliano and Paul Schoenfield. The set includes: Gershwin's driving rumba, ‘Cuban Overture, Barber's sensuous ‘Hesitation-Tango' and Paul Schoenfield's ‘Boogie among other body shakers.

Since their first performance together in the fall of 2009, ZOFO was awarded First Place in the prestigious 2010 Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition and made their New York concert debut as an ensemble at Carnegie Hall in May, 2010. In May 2011 ZOFO was invited to compete in the Osaka International Chamber Music Competition, Osaka Japan, and were elevated to the final round – the only piano duo to achieve that distinction. Their first album, Mind Meld, received a 55th Annual GRAMMY® Nomination for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble.