Watch Yoko Kanno Jam Out For the New Sequence

Watch Yoko Kanno Jam Out For the New Series

Cowboy Bebop's Yoko Kanno is seen in a rehearsal space conducting five musicians.

Yoko Kanno conducting her music for Cowboy Bebop.
Picture: Netflix

If Yoko Kanno didn’t return to jot down the music for Netflix’s new live-action adaptation of Cowboy Bebop, there actually wouldn’t have been a cause to do it. Her jazz-infused rating virtually defines Cowboy Bebop as a lot as Spike, Faye, Jet Black, and Ein mixed. Fortunately, she is again for this model, which debuts later this week, and a brand new video tells us all about it.

Within the video, we see Kanno discussing her method to returning to the world of Bebop, how she did issues in another way this time round, and we get to see and listen to her create a few of what she calls a “groovy potluck occasion.” In a Netflix press launch, music supervisor and soundtrack album producer Thomas Golubić mentioned, “This soundtrack represents Yoko Kanno’s imaginative and prescient and her singular magic. It’s Seatbelts, a jazz band in prime type, enjoying their hearts out underneath the steerage of a maestro.” So, hey—3, 2, 1, let’s jam out and take a look at the video.

There are some actually cool little tidbits in that, along with the pure pleasure of seeing Kanno conducting musicians, most of whom are carrying shirts with the title of considered one of their songs on them (in fact it’s Tank”). One fascinating observe is that she’s solely reusing about one-tenth of the music she initially made for the anime. Additionally, she doesn’t give any of the characters their very own themes, as a substitute preferring to jot down music based mostly on scenario and emotion. It’s an amazing clip that provides you actually, actually excessive expectations for the present (sadly, whereas our personal Charles Pulliam-Moore admired the soundtrack in his evaluate, the remainder of the present didn’t fare so nicely).

You could make up your individual thoughts very quickly: Cowboy Bebop in addition to its soundtrack are out on Friday.

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