Saturday, March 5, 2011

Kimiko Kasai With Gil Evans Orchestra - Satin Doll

Year : 1972
Label : CBS/Sony
Genre : Jazz
Style : Vocal, Big Band, Smooth

A wonderfully set from japanese vocalist Kimiko Kasai with orchestra conducted by Gil Evans. The line-up include two original members of Gil Evans OrchestraBilly Harper and Marvin 'Hannibal' Peterson plus japanese musicians, Kohsuke MineYoshio Suzuki (from Kohsuke Mine Quintet) and Hiroshi Fukumura. Titles include the jazz standards Satin Doll by Duke Ellington, Bye Bye Blackbird by Willie Dixon and I'm Walkin' by Fats Domino played in a groovy variation. All tracks arranged by Gil Evans, produced by Kiyoshi Itoh and recorded at CBS 1st studio in Tokyo.

Kimiko Kasai_vocal
Gil Evans_electric piano
Masayuki Takayanagi_guitar
Yoshio Suzuki_bass
Yoshiyuki Nakamura_drums
Kohsuke Mine_soprano & Alto saxophone
Marvin Peterson_trumpet
Hiroshi Fukumura & Hiroshi Munekiyo_trombone
Billy Harper_flute

01. Day By Day
02. Poor Butterfly
03. Bye Bye Blackbird
04. I Fall In Love Too Easily
05. Satin Doll
06. I'm Walkin'
07. When Suny Gets Blue
08. There'll Never Be Another You
09. Good Bye

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