Cassie Kinoshi’s Seed :: Gratitude

In March 2023, alto saxophonist and composer Cassie Kinoshi appeared onstage with an unexpected guest list. On top of seed. — Kinoshi’s 10-member ensemble founded in 2016 that includes horns, keys, guitars, two double basses, and some very lively drums — this suite was bolstered by the stately strings and woodwinds of the London Contemporary Orchestra, alongside the ghostly echoes of experimental turntablist NikNak.