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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote snobb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 May 2020 at 11:08pm
one of most unusual pianist Masahiko Satoh album, coming from 1970, is reissiued on vinyl by Mitsuko & Svetlana and can be purchased from today

and yes - it's a soundtrack!


MASAHIKO SATO / &amp;#20304;&amp;#34276;&amp;#20801;&amp;#24422; / Kayobi No Onna(LP)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote snobb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 Jun 2020 at 2:02am
Japanese band Chico takes on popular jazz songs from modern r'n'b/world point of view. Herbie Hancock's "Maiden Voyage" with vocals? For jazz haters - The Beatles "A Day In The Life" cover .

Available from today (in Japan)






CHIKO / A Day in The Life


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote snobb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 Jul 2020 at 11:25pm
Japanese guitarist Hirokazu Yamaguchi releases today his new album "Vortex Box". It attracts attention with its cover art, very much in early 70s Yamashita's style, and even more - the fact that Yamaguchi plays classical and 12-strings guitars.

HIROKAZU YAMAGUCHI / &amp;#23665;&amp;#21475;&amp;#24291;&amp;#21644; / Hirokazu Yamaguchis Vortex Box / &amp;#12498;&amp;#12525;&amp;#12459;&amp;#12474;&amp;#12539;&amp;#12516;&amp;#12510;&amp;#12464;&amp;#12481;&amp;#12474;&amp;#12539;&amp;#12508;&amp;#12523;&amp;#12486;&amp;#12483;&amp;#12463;&amp;#12473;&amp;#12539;&amp;#12508;&amp;#12483;&amp;#12463;&amp;#12473;





Vortex Box are
Hirokazu Yamaguchi: classical and 12 stringguitars
Yuichi Terai: saxophones and bass clarinet
Kosuke Ochiai: contrabass and morin khuur
Tomohiro Yahiro: percussions
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote snobb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Sep 2020 at 2:07am
Radical Jazz Standard Quartet just released the album, which contains acoustic free jazz take on some jazz standards. It's good the originals are named by titles :)




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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote snobb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 Mar 2021 at 11:27pm
The album of "Funky Duo" (vocals+bass and occasional percussion) is coming at the end of this March - and it doesn't sound all that funky

CHIE NISHIMURA / &amp;#35199;&amp;#26449;&amp;#30693;&amp;#24693; / FUNKY DUO / &amp;#12501;&amp;#12449;&amp;#12531;&amp;#12461;&amp;#12540;&amp;#12539;&amp;#12487;&amp;#12517;&amp;#12458;

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  • 1. A Lot Of Livin' To Do
  • 2. Mr.Flat Back
  • 3. This Masquerade
  • 4. Yesterday
  • 5. My Funny Valentine
  • 6. Cinema Paradiso
  • 7. A Night In Tunisia
  • 8. What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life
  • 9. Little B's Poem
  • 10.〜Bonus Track〜
  • 11. Time After Time
  • 12. A Whiter Shade Of Pale
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stylistically eclectic new album from drummer Keisuke Kishi just released





KEISUKE KISHI / &amp;#23736;&amp;#20339;&amp;#20305; / Elsewhere
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote snobb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25 Dec 2021 at 9:22am
two yrs old  7" single from Tokyo Shiokouji fits well under winter eves



 




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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Moshkito Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31 Dec 2021 at 5:30pm
Originally posted by snobb snobb wrote:


Hiromi and Edmar



Hi,

So nice, and so crazy at the same time. I bet she would do great in Las Vegas!
... And then one day, the prophet said that you and I would know what is art ... and real!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote js Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31 Dec 2021 at 5:55pm
I would guess that Hiromi has Played Vegas by now, don't know for sure though.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote snobb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18 Apr 2022 at 3:15am
Tenor Tomoaki Baba comes with new album combining old and new





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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote snobb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 Jul 2022 at 11:37am
JAPANESE JAZZ REVISITED

There are great news for fans of Japanese jazz from 70s - many best albums are reissued in summer '22 in a new series "Japanese jazz Revisited" by Universal Japan 
 








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Japanese acoustic trio with wordless vocals on few tracks - Morphine Desert. Sounds quite like ... Japanese jazz. Released today.




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Japanese jazz expert Yosuke Agawa selected excellent collection oh earlier Japanese jazz Wajazz series






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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote snobb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Dec 2022 at 3:08am
Japanese label Venus, renown by their series of acoustic semi-audiophile albums with soft-erotique cover art (usually hard bop ballads, so-called "late night jazz"), after all these years is still active releasing new Eric Alexaner album.


ERIC ALEXANDER - Eric Alexander Quartet : Gentle Ballads VI cover




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pianist Dairo Suga plays really fast on his newest album "2022" (released summer 2022).Check Yamahita's renown "Kurdish Dance" version






DAIRO SUGA / &amp;#12473;&amp;#12460;&amp;#12480;&amp;#12452;&amp;#12525;&amp;#12540; / 2022


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Japanese pianist Masako Ohta (resides in Germany) duets with German trumpeter Matthias Lindermayr, just released, are dreamy and romantic. Something for fans of ECM music, far not so refined, but more lively though.


MASAKO OHTA / &amp;#22823;&amp;#30000;&amp;#40635;&amp;#20304;&amp;#23376; / MMMMH


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