Monday, July 18, 2011

Teruo Nakamura - Unicorn


Year : 1973
Label : Three Blind Mice
Genre : Jazz
Style : Jazz Funk

Debut album of Teruo Nakamura, recorded in New York City and released under the legendary japanese Fusion Jazz label, TBM (Three Blind Mice). Teruo is surrounded by some of the best American Jazz Fusion players featuring Lenny White (best kown as fromer member of Return To Forever and drummer in the Miles Davis' Bitches Brew sessions, 1970), Steve Grossman & Alphonse Mouzon. Titles includes Understanding & Umma Be Me composed by Hubert Eaves III featuring Sandy Hewitt on vocals, the Jazz cover of Coltrane's Some Other Blues, New Moon by Steve Grossman, the Latin tune Derrick's Dance by John Miller and the original composition of Teruo, Unicorn Lady. All tracks arranged by Teruo Nakamura.

Teruo Nakamura_bass
Steve Grossman _soprano & tenor saxophone 
Charles Sullivan_trumpet
Alphonse Mouzon & Lenny White_drums 
Hubert Eaves III & George Cables_ piano, electric piano
Keiji Kishida & Ronald Jackson_percussion
Alvern Bunn_congas
John Miller_piano
Sandy Hewitt_vocals

01. Unicorn Lady
02. Understanding
03. Some Other Blues
04. Umma Be Me
05. New Moon
06. Derrick's Dance
 

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