Saturday, November 22, 2014

George Otsuka Trio - Page 2

Year : 1968
Label : Nippon Columbia
Serie : Takt Jazz Series
Genre : Jazz
Style : Hard Bop, Contempory Jazz

The second volume of a three serie recorded by a legendary modern Jazz trio where evolve the pianist Hideo Ishikawa & bassist Masaoki Terakawa between 1965-1969. This masterpiece of George Otsuka is a japanese jazz classic (among Sleep Walker's influences), which received the same year, the "Grand Prix" from the Japan Jazz Awards '69 edition. Titles include the dancing tune "Hot Cha!" (Junior Walker), the jazz standards On Green Dolphin Street, I Fall In Love Too Easily, Blues By Five (based on a version recorded in 1956 by the Miles Davis Quintet) & Lament (J.J. Johnson).

Hideo Ichikawa_piano
Masaoki Terakawa_bass
George Otsuka_drums

01. Hot Cha!
02. On Green Dolphin Street
03. I Fall In Love Too Easily
04. Blues By Five
05. Lament

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