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Akiyoshi, Lew Tabackin Big Band
Genres: Jazz, Rock
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All Artists: Akiyoshi, Lew Tabackin Big Band
Title: Kogun
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Label: Bmg/RCA
Release Date: 6/1/1998
Album Type: Import
Genres: Jazz, Rock
Styles: Swing Jazz, Bebop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1


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Smokin' debut
Buddy Gordon | colorado springs, CO United States | 12/03/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This was Toshiko's first album with the LA based big band. They had already been rehearsing several years, the personnel was set and the repertoire fully developed.

The personnel includes:

Bobby Shew, Mike Price, John Madrid, Don Rader - tp
Charlie Loper, Britt Woodman, Phil Teel, tb
Dick Spencer, Gary Foster, Lew Tabackin, Bill Perkins - sax, ww
Peter Donald - drums

Elegy - burning bebop flavored tune with a tour de force by Lew.
Memory - Oriental flavored ballad featuring Bobby Shew on flugelhorn.
Kogun - Oriental fantasy.
American Ballad - Ellington type ballad featuring his former trombonist Woodman.

Buy it!"