Quintessentially Pink

by The Panache Orchestra

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Chi composed this piece many years ago as a musical setting to lyrics his friend wrote, which unfortunately have since been lost. The title is a double entendre, both a allegorical variation on the English translation of the original Japanese title and a piece to honour Pink, our youngest boy, who we lost to renal cancer in May 2012.


released August 18, 2015
Music composed by Chi Saito
Guitar and bass tracks performed by Chi Saito
Violin tracks performed by Brenda K
Drums programmed by Brenda K
Violin and guitar tracks engineered by Bryan Dobbs
Los Angeles, CA
c. 2013




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The Panache Orchestra Los Angeles, California

The Panache Orchestra suggests turning off your cell phones and your useless genres. Woven into TPO's DNA are strands of The Beatles, Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli , Mahavishnu Orchestra, and traditional music of Europe and Japan shaken up with a shot of vintage rock ‘n roll, and as the night grows longer and the cocktails accumulate, a dynamic, swashbuckling romanticism emerges. ... more

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