A cool little record – one that features a bit of talking from Kikko at the beginning of each track, but with a groove that's mostly 60s instrumentals overall! Kikko talks sweetly and somewhat sexily – introducing each tune in Japanese briefly, before the record then rolls into some ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Akira Miyazawa —
Four Units ... LP Takt/Le Tres Jazz Club (France), 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)...
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Some of the most arch-modern work we've ever heard from Japanese reedman Akira Miyazawa – proof that even though he was one of his nation's greatest straight jazz sax players in the 60s, he could also open up experimentally too! Akira's playing both flute and tenor here – and he's ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Hiroshi Suzuki/Masahiko Togashi Quintet —
Variation ... LP Takt/Future Shock (Italy), 1969. New Copy ...
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An excellent early album from Japanese drummer Masahiko Togashi, featuring a group that he co-led with trombonist Hiroshi Suzuki! The quintet's got a sound that's kind of a messed-up take on the Blue Note groove of the 60s – particularly the Lee Morgan rolling funky soul jazz sound of the ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Sadao Watanabe & Charlie Mariano —
Iberian Waltz ... LP Takt (Japan), Late 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ...
A rare recording from Charlie Mariano's "lost" years in Japan – an under-documented period of his career next to earlier American work and later 70s European fusion! At the time of the set, Charlie was living in Japan with (then) wife pianist Toshiko Akioshi – and opening up ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album