J Jazz: Deep Modern Jazz From Japan (Volume 2) - 1969-1983 Modal and Spiritual Jazz 3LP

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J Jazz: Deep Modern Jazz From Japan 1969-1983 (Volume 2)

J Jazz: Deep Modern Jazz From Japan – Volume 2
3 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation

Includes obi strip.

06 Sep 2019


A1 Makoto Terashita Meets Harold Land - Dragon Dance 12:35
A2 Kohsuke Mine Quintet - Daguri 6:19


B1 Mabumi Yamaguchi Quartet - Distant Thunder 10:33
B2 Hideto Sasaki - Sekine Toshiyuki Quartet + 1 - Stop Over 9:20


C1 Miyasaka + 5 - Animals Garden 10:27
C2 George Kawaguchi The Big 4 - Vietnam 4:33
C3 Hiroshi Matsumoto / Hideo Ichikawa Quartet - Serenade To A Dimly Lit Street 5:05


D1 Electro Keyboard Orchestra - Mother Of The Future 4:05
D2 Teru Sakamoto Trio - Teru-Teru Bozu (Black Keys) 6:16
D3 Toshiyuki Miyama & The New Herd With Masahiko Sato - Fallout 9:45


E1 Makoto Terashita - Dai Hosaku (Great Harvest) 11:27
E2 Takashi Miyasaka Quintet - Straight Road 8:27


F1 Nobuo Hara And Sharps And Flats - Little Giant 6:35
F2 Akira Miyazawa - Brown Trout 11:48



Companies, etc.


Phonographic Copyright (p) – BBE Music
Copyright (c) – BBE Music
Mastered At – The Carvery
Lacquer Cut At – The Carvery
Pressed By – Schallplattenfabrik Pallas GmbH – 51259
Pressed By – Schallplattenfabrik Pallas GmbH – 51262
Pressed By – Schallplattenfabrik Pallas GmbH – 51264
Distributed By – The Orchard
Recorded At – Victor Aoyama Studio
Recorded At – Victor Studio
Recorded At – Teichiku Studio, Tokyo
Recorded At – Nippon Columbia Studio
Recorded At – West End Sound
Recorded At – Take 1 Sound Studio
Recorded At – Nippon Victor Studio
Recorded At – Aoi Studio
Compiled By [Conceived, Compiled and Annotated], Liner Notes – Mike Peden (2), Tony Higgins
Design – Jake Holloway
Management [Label] – Julia Deimann, Lee Bright
Photography By – Philip Arneill


A1 taken from the album 'Topology' (Aketa's Disk AD 16), recorded at Aoyma Studio, 11 June 1983
A2 taken from the album 'Daguri' (Victor MJ-7145), recorded at Victor Studio, Tokyo, June 21/25, 1973
B1 taken from the album 'Leeward' (Union GU5007), recorded at Teichiku Studio, Tokyo, 20 & 27 January 1978
B2 taken from the album 'Stop Over' (Smile SML-001), recorded 15 August 1976
C1 taken from the album 'Animals Garden' (ALM AL-3007), recorded 26 July 1979
C2 taken from the album 'George And Sleepy' (Victor World Group SMJX-10073), recorded 30 September 1969
C3 taken from the album 'Megalopolis' (Victor World Group SMJX-10071), recorded 9 July 1969
D1 taken from the album 'Electro Keyboard Orchestra' (Columbia ‎YX-7055-N), recorded 21, 22, 25 April & 20, 21 May 1975 at Columbia Studios, Tokyo
D2 taken from the album 'Let's Play Jazz Piano Vol.3' (Victor SJX-2146)
D3 taken from the album 'Straight Ahead' (Columbia ‎KQ 7501), recorded 26 July & 2 August 1974 at Columbia Studio No. 1, Tokyo
E1 taken from the album 'Great Harvest' (Union ‎GU-5014), recorded 3 June 1978 at West End Studio, NY
E2 taken from the album 'Soul Tomato' (Aketa's Disk AD 12), recorded 23 & 25 March 1982 at Take-1 Studio, Kichijoji
F1 taken from the album 'Little Giant' (Victor World Group ‎SMJX-10082), recorded 1969 at Nippon Victor Studio, Tokyo
F2 taken from the album 'Bull Trout' (Victor World Group ‎SMJX-10068), recorded 30. Juni & 14 July 1969 at Azabu Aoi Studio, Tokyo

Barcode and Other Identifiers
Barcode: 193483607863
Label Code: LC15287
Matrix / Runout: BBE470CLP-A The Carvery -51259-
Matrix / Runout: BBE470CLP-B2 The Carvery -51259-
Matrix / Runout: BBE470CLP-C The Carvery -51262-
Matrix / Runout: BBE470CLP-D The Carvery -51262-
Matrix / Runout: BBE470CLP-E The Carvery -51264-
Matrix / Runout: BBE470CLP-F The Carvery -51264-

Following the sell-out success of our landmark compilation, J Jazz: deep modern jazz from Japan 1969-1984, BBE Records is thrilled to present another exploration into the very finest Japanese modern jazz.

J Jazz 2 builds on the solid foundation of the first compilation and sees co-compilers Tony Higgins and Mike Peden once again pick choice sections from their own record collections. They present a deep dive into an intoxicating and beguiling range of styles: from cinematic roaring big-band (Little G by Nobuo Hara) and sparse minimal acoustic funk (Teru Teru Bozo by Teru Sakomoto), to deep spiritual modal epics (Dragon Dance by Makoto Terashita and Harold Land) and funk fusion (Mother of the Future by Electro Keyboard Orchestra). J Jazz 2 delivers more astonishing high quality jazz that will appeal the old school hard-core jazz head as much as those digging the current sounds of the current vibrant jazz explosion in the UK and USA.

The specially chosen tracks on J Jazz volume two span across 25 years of Japanese musical progression and invention. From the elegiac stark beauty of Serenade to a Dimly Lit Street and the modal vortex of Daguri, to the fierce post-bop freedom of Bull Trout and the mid-tempo bossa lilt of Vietnam, there is enough here to satisfy the most curious and demanding jazz fan seeking something extra special. ats

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Condition New
Format 3LP, Gatefold
Label BBE Records
Color Black