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Ryo FukuiLetter From Slow Boat ... CD
Sapporo/WRWTFWW (Switzerland), 2015. New Copy ... $15.99
Beautiful work from pianist Ryo Fukui – a relatively recent set, but one that sparkles with all the charm and imagination of his famous records from years back! The format is a familiar trio – with Takumi Awaya on bass and Itetsu Takemura on drums – but as always with Fukui, the result is something that's far different than standard jazz piano – as his sense of rhythm, timing, and lyrical flow really keeps things moving in very surprising ways – even when the performance features familiar songs! The recording quality is fantastic, and really lives up to Ryo's boundless energy on the keys – and the whole thing is a great contemporary extension of that rich tradition in new piano expression that Japan first started during the 70s. Titles include "Soultrane", "Old Country", "Sonora", "Stella By Starlight", "Be My Love", and "Chasin The Bird". CD
Also available Letter From Slow Boat (180 gram pressing) ... LP 34.99

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✨✧ Ryo FukuiLetter From Slow Boat (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Sapporo/WRWTFWW (Switzerland), 2015. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99
Beautiful work from pianist Ryo Fukui – a relatively recent set, but one that sparkles with all the charm and imagination of his famous records from years back! The format is a familiar trio – with Takumi Awaya on bass and Itetsu Takemura on drums – but as always with Fukui, the result is something that's far different than standard jazz piano – as his sense of rhythm, timing, and lyrical flow really keeps things moving in very surprising ways – even when the performance features familiar songs! The recording quality is fantastic, and really lives up to Ryo's boundless energy on the keys – and the whole thing is a great contemporary extension of that rich tradition in new piano expression that Japan first started during the 70s. Titles include "Soultrane", "Old Country", "Sonora", "Stella By Starlight", "Be My Love", and "Chasin The Bird". LP, Vinyl record album
(Half-speed matered on 180 gram vinyl! Limited edition.)
Also available Letter From Slow Boat ... CD 15.99

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Ryo FukuiMellow Dream ... CD
Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1977. Used ... $18.99
A well-titled album from Japanese pianist Ryo Fukui – one that's got a warm sense of flow that takes it well past conventional piano trio work! The group here features Fukui on piano, Satoshi Denpo on bass, and Yoshinori Fukui on drums – all working together beautifully as a unit – with a vibe set fire by Ryo's work on the keys, and a sense of imagination that makes even familiar tunes sound completely fresh. The whole thing's in the best Japanese piano tradition of the 70s – that wonderful new territory explored by key pianists like Fukui – with a sound that's open and free, but never avant either. Titles include "Mellow Dream", "Baron Potato Blues", "Horizon", "What's New", and "My Funny Valentine". CD reissue adds "Early Summer 2006 at Slow boat". CD
(Out of print, 2006 pressing with bonus track – part of the Shibuya Jazz Classics reissue series!)

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✨✧ Ryo FukuiRyo Fukui In New York (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Sapporo/WRWTFWW (Switzerland), 1999. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99
A smoking trio set from Japanese pianist Ryo Fukui – recorded in New York with help from Lisle Atkinson on bass and Leroy Williams on drums! The date's a bit later than some of the classics from the golden age of Japanese piano trio recordings, but has a very similar vibe – and in addition to very deft, expressive work from Fukui – a player who's maybe got more bop elements here than in his early days – the group also really sparkles with the work of Atkinson, a player who's sometimes overlooked, but who always brings a subtle depth to his sessions. Titles include "All The Things You Are", "Embraceable You", "Hot House", "Red Carpet", "Bouncing With Bud", and a great remake of Fukui's earlier song "Mellow Dream". LP, Vinyl record album
(Half-speed mastered on 180 gram vinyl! Limited edition.)

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Ryo FukuiScenery ... CD
Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1976. Used ... $19.99
Lyrical magic from pianist Ryo Fukui – a lost gem from the Japanese scene of the 70s, and a beautifully flowing album throughout! Fukui's got a wide-open touch to the piano that we totally love – and is easily one of the best of his contemporaries on the Japanese trio scene of the time – working in the open-ended mode that was allowed by labels in Tokyo during the 70s, a style that was never too far outside, but which really allowed the pianist to soar with a driving, rhythmic intensity. There's a bit of a modal groove to some of the tracks on the album, but more than that, there's just a beautiful sense of freedom – a love of sound and texture that's never reduced to mere experimentation, and which has Ryo taking full command of the keys to soar to the skies on waves of acoustic soul. The group on the set features Yoshinori Fukui on drums and Satoshi Denpo on bass – and tracks include "I Want To Talk About You", "Scenery", "Autumn Leaves", "Early Summer", and "It Could Happen To You" – plus 2 bonus tracks, "Mellow Dream" and "Horizon", both original compositions! CD
(Out of print 2005 pressing with 2 bonus tracks – includes obi!)

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✨✧ Ryo FukuiRyo Fukui In New York ... CD
Sapporo/WRWTFWW (Switzerland), 1999. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A smoking trio set from Japanese pianist Ryo Fukui – recorded in New York with help from Lisle Atkinson on bass and Leroy Williams on drums! The date's a bit later than some of the classics from the golden age of Japanese piano trio recordings, but has a very similar vibe – and in addition to very deft, expressive work from Fukui – a player who's maybe got more bop elements here than in his early days – the group also really sparkles with the work of Atkinson, a player who's sometimes overlooked, but who always brings a subtle depth to his sessions. Titles include "All The Things You Are", "Embraceable You", "Hot House", "Red Carpet", "Bouncing With Bud", and a great remake of Fukui's earlier song "Mellow Dream". CD
Also available Ryo Fukui In New York (180 gram pressing) ... LP 34.99

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✨✧ Ryo FukuiMy Favorite Tune ... LP
Slow Boat/HMV (Japan), 1994. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A lost chapter in the career of Japanese pianist Ryo Fukui – a beautiful solo set recorded quite a few years after his famous early classics – but a set that shows Fukui still every bit as full of imagination as before! There's no bass or drums on the set, but many tunes have Ryo taking off with an inherent sense of rhythm that's really wonderful – lyrical leaps on the keys of the piano that just keep charming us all over again – both on tunes of his own, and favorites by Sonny Clark and Barry Harris! The sound quality is wonderful – and really gets at that subtle attack that Fukui can bring to the piano – on titles that include "Voyage", "Scenery", "Mellow Dream", "Nobody's", "My Conception", and "Nord". LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the Deep Jazz Reality Project Re:Vinyl series!)

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✨✧ Ryo FukuiScenery (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Lyrical magic from pianist Ryo Fukui – a lost gem from the Japanese scene of the 70s, and a beautifully flowing album throughout! Fukui's got a wide-open touch to the piano that we totally love – and is easily one of the best of his contemporaries on the Japanese trio scene of the time – working in the open-ended mode that was allowed by labels in Tokyo during the 70s, a style that was never too far outside, but which really allowed the pianist to soar with a driving, rhythmic intensity. There's a bit of a modal groove to some of the tracks on the album, but more than that, there's just a beautiful sense of freedom – a love of sound and texture that's never reduced to mere experimentation, and which has Ryo taking full command of the keys to soar to the skies on waves of acoustic soul. The group on the set features Yoshinori Fukui on drums and Satoshi Denpo on bass – and tracks include "I Want To Talk About You", "Scenery", "Autumn Leaves", "Early Summer", and "It Could Happen To You" – plus 2 bonus tracks, "Mellow Dream" and "Horizon", both original compositions! CD
(Part of the "Nippon Jazz Spirits 48" series!)
Also available Scenery ... CD 19.99

Exact matches9
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
✨✧ Ryo FukuiMellow Dream ... CD
Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A well-titled album from Japanese pianist Ryo Fukui – one that's got a warm sense of flow that takes it well past conventional piano trio work! The group here features Fukui on piano, Satoshi Denpo on bass, and Yoshinori Fukui on drums – all working together beautifully as a unit – with a vibe set fire by Ryo's work on the keys, and a sense of imagination that makes even familiar tunes sound completely fresh. The whole thing's in the best Japanese piano tradition of the 70s – that wonderful new territory explored by key pianists like Fukui – with a sound that's open and free, but never avant either. Titles include "Mellow Dream", "Baron Potato Blues", "Horizon", "What's New", and "My Funny Valentine". CD
(Part of the "Nippon Jazz Spirits 48" series!)
Also available Mellow Dream ... CD 18.99

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CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
✨✧ Ryo FukuiLetter From Slow Boat (Japanese pressing) ... LP
Sapporo/HMV (Japan), 2015. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Beautiful work from pianist Ryo Fukui – a relatively recent set, but one that sparkles with all the charm and imagination of his famous records from years back! The format is a familiar trio – with Takumi Awaya on bass and Itetsu Takemura on drums – but as always with Fukui, the result is something that's far different than standard jazz piano – as his sense of rhythm, timing, and lyrical flow really keeps things moving in very surprising ways – even when the performance features familiar songs! The recording quality is fantastic, and really lives up to Ryo's boundless energy on the keys – and the whole thing is a great contemporary extension of that rich tradition in new piano expression that Japan first started during the 70s. Titles include "Soultrane", "Old Country", "Sonora", "Stella By Starlight", "Be My Love", and "Chasin The Bird". LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the Deep Jazz Reality Project Re:Vinyl series!)
Also available
Letter From Slow Boat ... CD 15.99
Letter From Slow Boat (180 gram pressing) ... LP 34.99

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✨✧ Ryo FukuiRyo Fukui In New York (Japanese pressing) ... LP
Sapporo/HMV (Japan), 1999. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A smoking trio set from Japanese pianist Ryo Fukui – recorded in New York with help from Lisle Atkinson on bass and Leroy Williams on drums! The date's a bit later than some of the classics from the golden age of Japanese piano trio recordings, but has a very similar vibe – and in addition to very deft, expressive work from Fukui – a player who's maybe got more bop elements here than in his early days – the group also really sparkles with the work of Atkinson, a player who's sometimes overlooked, but who always brings a subtle depth to his sessions. Titles include "All The Things You Are", "Embraceable You", "Hot House", "Red Carpet", "Bouncing With Bud", and a great remake of Fukui's earlier song "Mellow Dream". LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the Deep Jazz Reality Project Re:Vinyl series!)
Also available Ryo Fukui In New York (180 gram pressing) ... LP 34.99
 
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✨✧ VariousScenery Of Japanese Jazz ... CD
Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The cover might look a bit basic, but the collection is fantastic – a really strong overview of the hipper corners of Japanese jazz in the 70s, particularly as the decade moved in – pulled together from a range of different indie label releases that show just how compelling the farther reaches of the scene were starting to sound! None of this work is too avant or experimental – most tunes are soulful and swinging – yet the music does have a completely different vibe than the decade before, when Japanese jazz modes were maybe tied more strongly to American inspiration – before really being set free in the 70s to explore new rhythms and bold, bright lyrical expressions. The set's heavy on piano tunes from some of the greats, but feels nothing like standard piano jazz – and titles include "A Blind Man" by Shintaro Nakamura Quintet, "Aya's Samba" by Eiji Nakamura, "Early Summer" by Ryo Fukui, "My Favorite Things" by Teru Sakamoto Trio, "First Flight" by Mitsuaki Katayama, "Under Construction" by Koichi Matsukaze", "Nowin" by Masaru Imada, "What's Going On" by Takehiro Honda, and "Watarase" by Fumio Itabashi. CD
(Part of the "Nippon Jazz Spirits 48" series!)

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✨✧ VariousShibuya Jazz Classics – Gilles Peterson Collection – Trio Issue ... CD
Trio/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The worlds greatest DJ selects a batch of Japanese jazz grooves from the 70s – what could be better? The mighty Gilles P is no stranger to the Tokyo scene – and here, he picks some of his favorites from the catalog of Trio Records – a great Japanese label whose 70s catalog includes some of the best home-grown talents of the east, as well as a host of American artists, all given tremendous freedom in recordings done exclusively for the Japanese market! The set's filled with killer modal grooves, sweet female vocal jazz, and some cosmic numbers that will forever expand your understanding and appreciation of the kinds of hip jazz recorded in Tokyo over the years. 12 tracks in all – with titles that include "Maiden Voyage" by Helen Merrill, "Nowin" by Masaru Imada, "Early Summer" by Ryo Fukui Trio, "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" by Irene Kral, "Under Construction" by Koichi Matsukaze, "Sohran Bushi" by Nobu Hara, "Midnight Sun Never Set" by Kunihiko Sugano, "Little B's Poem" by Dee Dee Bridgewater, "Down Stretch" by Eddie Gomez, and "Tokyo" by Richie Beirach. CD
(Part of the "Nippon Jazz Spirits 48" series!)
 
 
 



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