These are not to be missed. Below, the culmination of the Osaka based selector Dckn’s three-part exploration mining the various sub-strains of Japanese jazz in the 1970s. And be sure to dig into volumes one, and two . . .
1. Kiyoshi Yamaya – 琉球の空 (1976) 2. Stomu Yamash’ta’s Red Buddha Theatre – Awa Odori (1973) 3. Miho Kei & Jazz Eleven – Iwazaru (1971) 4. Toshiyuki Miyama & The New Herd – Kappa Shijo (A Poetic Sentiment For A Kappa) (1974) 5. Toshiaki Yokota and The Beat Generation – 光の洪水 (1970) 6. Nobuo Hara & His Sharps And Flats meets Hōzan Yamamoto – Tabarazuka (1968) 7. Masahiko Sato – Grama grass (1979) 8. Stomu Yamashta – Xingu (1972) 9. Jean-Luc Ponty & Masahiko Sato – Astrorama + Nuggis (1970) 10.Takeo Moriyama – Fields (1983) 11. Mitsuaki Kanno Orchestra – くもの糸 (1976) 12. Minoru Muraoka & New dimension – 波響 (1973)
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