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Mosaic Select: Toshiko Akiyoshi/Lew Tabackin (MS-033)


Mosaic Select: Toshiko Akiyoshi/Lew Tabackin (MS-033)
3 CDs - $44.00


DISCOGRAPHY:

Printable Version

DISC ONE

1. Elegy (A) 9:10

2. Memory (A) 10:23

3. Kogun (A) 6:06

4. American Ballad (A) 5:46

5. Henpecked Old Man (A) 9:11

6. Long Yellow Road (A) 6:23

7. The First Night (B) 4:50

8. Opus Number Zero (B)10:04

9. Quardrille, Anyone? (B) 6:18

10. Children In The Temple Ground (B) 5:26

 

DISC TWO

1. Since Perry/Yet Another Tear (B) 8:52

2. Road Time Shuffle (C1) 6:25

3. Tales Of A Courtesan (Oirantan) (C1) 9:09

4. Strive For Jive (C2) 7:46

5. I Ain’t Gonna Ask No More (C1) 6:06

6. Interlude (C1) 4:13

7. Village (C2) 11:04

8. Studio J (D1) 6:00

9. Transcience (D1) 4:33

10. Sumie (D1) 7:50

 

DISC THREE

1. Minamata (D2) 21:37

            a. Peaceful Village

            b. Prosperity & Consequence

            c Epilogue

2. March Of The Tadpoles (E) 6:54

3. Mobile (E) 5:20

4. Deracinated Flower (E) 8:14

5. Yellow Is Mellow (E) 8:53

6. Notorious Tourist From East (E) 7:35

 

All compositions by Toshiko Akiyoshi, except “Yet Another Tear” by Lew Tabackin.

 

(A) John Madrid, Don Rader, Mike Price, trumpets; Bobby Shew, trumpet, fluegelhorn; Charles Loper, Jim Sawyer, Britt Woodman, trombones; Phil Teele, bass trombone; Dick Spencer, Gary Foster, alto saxes, flutes, clarinets; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Tom Peterson, tenor sax, soprano sax, flute, clarinet; Bill Perkins, baritone sax, soprano sax, bass clarinet; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Peter Donald, drums, Scott Elsworth, voice.

Produced by Toshiko Akiyoshi and Hiroshi Isaka

Recorded at Sage & Sound, Los Angeles on April 3 & 4, 1974

Recording engineer: James Mooney

“Long Yellow Road” originally issued on LONG YELLOW ROAD (RCA JLP1-1350) All other selections originally issued on KOGUN (RCA  JLP1-0236)

 

(B) Stu Blumberg, Don Rader, Mike Price, Bobby Shew, trumpets; Charles Loper, Bruce Paulson, Britt Woodman, trombones; Phil Teele, bass trombone, contrabass trombone; Dick Spencer, Gary Foster, alto saxes, flutes, clarinets; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute, piccolo; Tom Peterson, tenor sax, alto flute, clarinet; Bill Perkins, baritone sax, alto flute, bass clarinet; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Peter Donald, drums, Tokuko Kaga, vocal on Children In The Temple Ground.

Lynn Nicholson replaces Stu Blumberg on Quadrille, Anyone? and Since Perry/Yet Another Tear.

Joe Roccisano replaces Gary Foster on Opus Number Zero.

Chuck Flores replaces Peter Donald on Opus Number Zero and Since Perry/Yet Another Tear.

Produced by Hiroshi Isaka

Recorded at Sage & Sound, Los Angeles on February 28, March 3 & 4, 1975

Recording engineer: James Mooney

Originally issued on LONG YELLOW ROAD (RCA JLP1-1350)

 

(C1) Steven Huffsteter, Richard Cooper, Mike Price, Bobby Shew, trumpets; Charles Loper, Bill Reichenbach, Britt Woodman, trombones; Phil Teele, bass trombone, contrabass trombone; Dick Spencer, alto sax, flute, clarinet; Gary Foster, alto sax, soprano sax, flute, clarinet: Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute, piccolo; Tom Peterson, tenor sax, alto flute, clarinet; Bill Perkins, baritone sax, alto flute, bass clarinet; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Don Baldwin, bass; Peter Donald, drums.

Produced by Hiroshi Isaka

Recorded at T.G.G. Inc Sunset-Highland Studio, Los Angeles on December 1 & 3, 1975

Recording engineer: Ami Hadani

Originally issued on TALES OF A COURTESAN (RCA JLP1-0723)

 

(C2) as above except Jim Sawyer replaces Bill Reichenbach and King Errison, congas is added on Village.

Produced by Hiroshi Isaka

Recorded at T.G.G. Inc Sunset-Highland Studio, Los Angeles on December 2, 1975

Recording engineer: Ami Hadani

Originally issued on TALES OF A COURTESAN (RCA JLP1-0723)

 

(D1) Steven Huffsteter, Richard Cooper, Mike Price, Bobby Shew, trumpets; Charles Loper, Bill Reichenbach, Britt Woodman, trombones; Phil Teele, bass trombone, contrabass trombone; Dick Spencer, alto sax; Gary Foster, alto sax; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Tom Peterson, tenor sax; Bill Perkins, baritone sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Don Baldwin, bass; Peter Donald, drums.

Hiromitsu Katada, kakko, is added to Sumie.

Produced by Hiroshi Isaka

Recorded at RCA Studio A, Hollywood on June 22-24, 1976

Recording engineer: Grover Helsley

Originally issued on INSIGHTS (RCA AFL1-2678)

 

(D2) as above except Jerry Hey replaces Richard Cooper and add Michiru Mariano, vocal; Hisao Kanze, uta; Tadao Kamei, ohtsuzumi; Hayao Uzawa, kotsuzumi.

Recorded at RCA Studio A, Hollywood on June 22-24, 1976

Recording engineer: Grover Helsley

Overdub engineer: Eiji Uchinuma

Originally issued on INSIGHTS (RCA AFL1-2678)

 

(E) Steven Huffsteter, Richard Cooper, Mike Price, Bobby Shew, trumpets; Charles Loper, Bill Reichenbach, Rick Culver, trombones; Phil Teele, bass trombone, contrabass trombone; Dick Spencer, alto sax; Gary Foster, alto sax; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Tom Peterson, tenor sax; Bill Perkins, baritone sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Don Baldwin, bass; Peter Donald, drums.

Emil Richards, percussion, is added on Notorious Tourist From The East.

Produced by Hiroshi Isaka

Recorded at RCA Studio A, Hollywood on January 10 & 11, 1977

Recording engineer: Grover Helsley

Originally issued on MARCH OF THE TADPOLES (RCA Japan RVP 6178)

 

Mastered by Kurt Lundvall, Lundvall Mastering

Produced for release by Michael Cuscuna

 

Design Direction: Richard Mantel

Design Production: InkWell, Inc.

 

Special thanks to Mark Wilder and Reinier van Bevervoorde

 

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