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Music Break (Japanese paper sleeve edition)

CD (Item 957317) Takt/Sony (Japan), 1967 — Condition: Used
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Beautiful bossa from the Japanese scene of the 60s – a live set from saxophonist Sadao Watanabe, cut during a run of excellent Brazilian inspired sessions at the time! The group on the set is a sextet with Masabumi Kikuchi on piano – and although a few tracks appear to have additional string backings, most of the instrumentation is from the core combo – recorded here on some slightly longer tracks than Watanabe's studio bossa from the same stretch. The format's not unfamiliar for the 60s, but comes off very nicely here – thanks to a really edgey tone in Sadao's horn, which makes the record a bit more unsettling than other mainstream bossa jazz sets. Titles include "Train Samba", "Doralici", "Meditation", "Song Of The Jet", "Mas Que Nada", and "Samba De Orfeo".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
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