Gentle Love


We’ve looked at music to sleep to, and much more of that is to come, but this time we’re going to dig into Norihiko Hibino’s foray into pop standards. His original Gentle Love album (not to be confused with the Gentle Love performing group with Hibino on saxophone and AYAKI on piano) combines saxophone, piano, and acoustic guitar while visiting pop standards from all around the world, including Japan, China, the Philippines, the United States, and Latin America.

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