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Label: True Life Jazz
Track listing: 1. Long Yellow Road 1:53 2. Hiroshima-Rising from the Abyss: Futility... 12:06 3. Hiroshima-Rising from the Abyss: Futility... 3:26 4. Hiroshima-Rising from the Abyss: Survivor... 6:40 5. Hiroshima-Rising from the Abyss: Survivor... 1:18 6. Hiroshima-Rising from the Abyss: Survivor... 13:14 7. Hiroshima-Rising from the Abyss: Hope 6:41 8. Wishing Peace 7:13
by AAJ Staff
Composer, bandleader and pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi has tucked yet another significant feather into her cap with Hiroshima. Her new CD was recorded live at the composition's debut performance in its namesake city on August 6th, 2001, the 56th anniversary of that fateful 1945 day.The 15-minute first movement of the emotional three-part suite begins with ...
by Dr. Judith Schlesinger
The wonderful Renee Rosnes doesn't record nearly enough; she's done seven albums since she signed with Blue Note in the late '80s for her self-titled debut. Pas de Trois, credited to the two Drummonds (Ray and Billy) in the rhythm section and conceived by überproducer Todd Barkan, is on True Life Jazz; its original Japanese title ...
by Jim Santella
Dedicated to the memory of a city that experienced the unfathomable horrors of war in 1945, Toshiko Akiyoshi’s extended work for big band sizzles. There’s a lesson here for all mankind. In the early movements of her suite, everything’s all right. The band swings with its usual Monday night balance and tips its hat to one ...
by Jim Santella
Would your spouse make a suitable partner for what you do to make a living? Could you have a cooperative and professional association in your day job, and still keep your lifelong marriage relationship alive and healthy? ”Come on, honey, let’s go to lunch with the boss again today at his favorite greasy spoon.”