Friday, April 10, 2015

Kazuo Yashiro Trio - Black Nag

Year : 1969
Label : Nippon Columbia
Serie : Takt Jazz Series
Genre : Jazz
Style : Post Bop

One of most wanted Takt Jazz album by this another legendary japanese jazz trio formed by Kazuo Yashiro featuring band leader of The Exciters, Jimmy Takeuchi, Masanaga Harada & engineer Kunihiko Sugano. This japanese jazz masterpiece include pop rhythms, boogaloo style & super grooves, playing for us some great standards from Jazz (Love For Sale by Cole Porter or the Sonny Burke's Black Coffee) to Bossa Nova (Chico Buarque' Carolina & A.C. Jobim's Favela), The Beatles cover Lady Madonna, plus two original compositions of Kazuo including the brilliant Black Nag which was selected for the both "Shibuya Jazz Classics/Midnight Tokyo" famous compilations, supervised by Sleep Walker & Konishi Yasuharu.

Kazuo Yashiro_piano
Masanaga Harada_electric bass
Jimmy Takeuchi_drums

01. Love For Sale
02. Carolina
03. Marionette Blues
04. Black Coffee
05. Lady Madonna
06. Black Nag
07. Georgia On My Mind
08. Favela

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