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Road Time, Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band

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Released  1976
Producer  Hiroshi Isaka
Release date  1976
Genre  Jazz
Length  86:52
Road Time (1976)  Insights (1976)
Label  BMG JAPAN
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Recorded  Nakano Sun Plaza in Tokyo and Sankei Hall and Kosei Nenkin Kaikan in Osaka, 1976 January 30 and February 7, 8
Artist  Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band
Similar  Tales of a Courtesan (Oirantan), Kogun, Ten Gallon Shuffle, Salted Gingko Nuts, Farewell

Road Time was the first live concert recording of the Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band. The recording was made at three concerts in Tōkyō and Ōsaka, during a 1976 Japan tour and the double album received a 1977 Grammy nomination in the "Best Jazz Performance - Big Band" category.

Contents

Track listing

LP 1 side A

  1. "Tuning Up" – 16:48
  2. "Warning: Success May Be Hazardous To Your Health" – 7:33

LP 1 side B

  1. "Henpecked Old Man" – 22:54

LP 2 side A

  1. "Soliloquy" – 8:37
  2. "Kogun" – 10:40

LP 2 side B

  1. "Since Perry" / "Yet Another Tear" – 13:46
  2. "Road Time Shuffle" – 6:34

All arrangements by Toshiko Akiyoshi.
All songs composed by Akiyoshi except "Yet Another Tear" (Tabackin).

Personnel

  • Toshiko Akiyoshi – piano
  • Lew Tabackin – tenor saxophone and flute
  • Tom Peterson – tenor saxophone
  • Dick Spencer – alto saxophone
  • Gary Foster – alto saxophone
  • Bill Byrne – baritone saxophone
  • Steven Huffsteter – trumpet
  • Bobby Shew – trumpet
  • Richard Cooper – trumpet
  • Mike Price – trumpet
  • Bill Reichenbach Jr. – trombone
  • Jim Sawyer – trombone
  • Jimmy Knepper – trombone
  • Phil Teele – bass trombone
  • Don Baldwin – bass
  • Peter Donald – drums
  • Guest Artists:

  • Kisaku Katada – kotsuzumi (on "Kogun")
  • Yutaka Yazaki – ōtsuzumi (on "Kogun")
  • Songs

    1Tuning Up16:50
    2Warning: Success May Be Hazardous To Your Health7:35
    3Henpecked Old Man22:54

    References

    Road Time, Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band Wikipedia


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