An album that has Monday Michiru returning to her jazz funk "roots", and singing with a band that plays live throughout, with no overdubs or samples. The band is a tight collective of young Japanese players, and they get a good hard sound that's reminiscent of the playing on the early ... (Neo Soul) read moreCD
The breakthrough LP that brought Monday Michiru out of Japan, and exposed her work to a new worldwide audience! The record (like so many of her others) features performances by a great array of cool guests, including Cleveland Watkiss, DJ Krush, and Simon Richmond of Palm Skin Productions. The ... (Neo Soul) read moreCD
A fantastic early album from Monday Michiru – a record that already has the young singer stepping forth with a sound that's richer and deeper than most of her contemporary – in a mode that would only get even more wonderful over the years! As with some of her other early efforts, there' ... (Neo Soul) read moreCD
(Please Note – CD case has a sticker in Japanese on the back.)
Hiroshi Sato —
Orient ... CD Kitty/We Want Sounds (UK), 1979. New Copy ...
Funky fusion from late 70s Japan – a set that's got a bit of vocals in the lead on some tracks, but which really opens up with some sweet keyboard-heavy instrumentation! There's almost a sharper, more soul-based groove here than on other Japanese sessions of the time – and the presence ... (Jazz) read moreCD