Yumi Murata —
Desire ... LP East World/Universal (Japan), 1985. New Copy (reissue)...
Yumi Murata has a subtle sense of drama in her vocals here – a nice range that can get pushed strongly with the 80s electronics used on the record – a provocative blend of beats and keyboards that does plenty to provide a universal sense of embellishment on the songs, one that goes way ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Well-done reissue – with obi and insert!)
Noriki (Soichi Noriki) —
Dream Cruise ... LP Universal/East World (Japan), 1984. New Copy (reissue)...
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Noriki is keyboardist Soichi Noriki – who plays Fender Rhodes, Hammond, and other keys here – in a setting that's a nice blend of soulful fusion and some of the Japanese crossover modes of the time! There's just a bit of vocals on the record – courtesy of singer Yuri Kokubu ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Hannibal Marvin Peterson —
Naima ... LP East World (Japan), Late 70s. Near Mint- ...
Beautiful direct to disc session that stands as one of our favorites by trumpeter Hannibal Marvin Peterson. He's playing here with Kenny Barron, Cecil McBee, and Billy Hart – and in a style that's typical of the warm spiritual imagination of these Japanese sessions from the 70's. The title ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert! Cover has a small cutout hole.)
Kanako Wada —
Kana ... LP East World/Universal (Japan), 1987. New Copy (reissue)...
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Kanako Wada dances in a lively way across the cover of the record – and the set's got a lot of great electro soul elements in the mix – kind of a cross between mid 80s NYC street soul and some of the Japanese city pop modes of the time! Lyrics are all in Japanese, but there's ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A cool collection of sounds from the Japanese show of the same name – based around a park in Tokyo that's full of young kids and gangs – and presented here with a mixture of hip hop beats and more intense musical modes! Think of the record maybe as the score for some Tokyo-set video ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album