Kyoko Kitamura is a vocal improviser and composer residing in Brooklyn. She does weird things with her voice and is often a side-person for various amazing musicians. Her own songs have mildly disturbing content which may stem from her experience as a one-time war reporter. She was also a Garfield comics translator in Japan. Most recently, she can be heard on three Anthony Braxton albums: 12 Duets (DCWM) 2012, Trillium E (Braxton’s first-ever studio-recorded opera and his Syntactical Ghost Trance Choir. She released her solo album Armadillo In Sunset Park in 2012.