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Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - From Toshiko With Love flac album

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Performer: Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band
Title: From Toshiko With Love
Released: 1981
Style: Big Band
Category: Jazz
Rating: 4.9 ✦
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The Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band was a 16 piece jazz big band created by pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi and tenor saxophone/flutist Lew Tabackin in Los Angeles in 1973. In 1982 the principals moved from Los Angeles to New York City and re-formed the group with new members under the name, The Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra featuring Lew Tabackin. Akiyoshi arranged all of the music for the band and composed nearly all of the music recorded by the two groups over a 30-year period.

Producer – Lew Tabackin, Toshiko Akiyoshi. Reeds – Bob Shepherd, Dan Higgins, Gary Foster. Tenor Saxophone – John Gross. Tenor Saxophone, Flute – Lew Tabackin. Trombone – Bruce Fowler (3), Hart Smith, Jim Sawyer. Trumpet – Buddy Childers, Larry Ford, Mike Price, Richard Cooper (2), Steve Huffsteter. Written-By – Lew Tabackin. P) 1981 RVC Corporatiomn, Tokyo, Japan.

Piano – Toshiko Akiyoshi. Producer – Hiroshi Isaka. Recorded By, Mixed By – Grover Helsley. Tenor Saxophone – Tom Peterson (2). Trombone – Bill Reichenbach (2), Britt Woodman, Charlie Loper. Trumpet – Bobby Shew, Jerry Hey (tracks: B), Mike Price, Richard Cooper (2) (tracks: A1 To A3), Steven Huffsteter. Vocals – Michiru Mariano (tracks: B). Vocals – Hisao Kanze (tracks: B). Notes. Recorded June 22, 23 & 24, 1976 at RCA Studio "A", Hollywood, California.

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band – Song for the Harvest. Toshiko Akiyoshi - Lew Tabackin Big Band – Long Yellow Road. Toshiko Akiyoshi & Lew Tabackin Big Band – Tuning Up. 8:59. Toshiko Akiyoshi - Lew Tabackin Big Band – Yellow Is Mellow. Toshiko Akiyoshi - Lew Tabackin Big Band – Interlude. Toshiko Akiyoshi & Lew Tabackin Big Band – Since Perry/Yet Another Tear. Toshiko Akiyoshi - Lew Tabackin Big Band – Studio J. 10:12. Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band – 5. Farewell.

Audio CD, Import, Original recording remastered, May 19, 2003. A number of the tunes (especially "Yet Another Tear") have shown up in other iterations on other albums, but the versions here are definitive. If you like big band jazz and were wondering who picked up the torch after Ellington, this should answer the question.

The Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band recorded frequently during the 1970s, including several LPs for RCA, four of which are heard in part on this 1991 Novus CD compilation. Akiyoshi, a talented pianist who was recommended by Oscar Peterson to producer Norman Granz after he heard her during a tour of Japan in the '50s, proves herself an inventive composer/arranger whose charts don't use commonplace voicings

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band – Farewell (To Mingus). Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band – Kogun. Toshiko Akiyoshi - Lew Tabackin Big Band – Shades of Yellow. Toshiko Akiyoshi & Lew Tabackin Big Band – Opus No. Zero. Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band – Since Perry/Yet Another Tear. Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band – The First Night. Toshiko Akiyoshi & Lew Tabackin Big Band – Elusive Dreams. Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band – Song for the Harvest.

1981 studio album by Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band. From Toshiko With Love. Studio album by. Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band. The album received two Grammy award nominations in 1981 for "Best Jazz Instrumental Performance - Big Band" and "Best Arrangement of an Instrumental Recording" (for the song "A Bit Byas'd").