Wednesday, October 5, 2016

VA - Soul Bamboo! Spiritual And Groovy Jazz-Funk from Japan 1970-1974




Here is two mixtapes I made with funky and spiritual jazz from Japan 1970-1974. Those tapes includes groovy jazz-funk, soul-jazz, librarymusic, experimental, early fusion, a couple of tunes that has vibes of the western "rock" sounds, but with a jazzy groove. Those guys definitely knew how to handle the groovy sounds back then!

01. T. Inomata & Sound L.T.D. - Theme-Mustache (1970)
02. Toshiaki Yokota & Primitive Community - Forbidden Ritual (1971)
03. Teruo Nakumara - Umma Be Me (1973)
04. Akira Ishikawa & Count Buffalo - Pigmy  (1972)
05. Masabumi Kikuchi - Puzzle Ring (1970)
06. Hiromasa Suzuki  - Ananiyashiewotomewo (1972)
07. Takehiro Honda - Greasy Spoon (1973)
08. People - Shomyo Pt.2 (1971)
09. Jiro Inagaki & His Soul Media - High Jack (1970 )
10. Minoru Muraoka - Soul Bamboo (1970)

01. Ryo Kawasaki - Minor Kimuchi (1972)
02. Suzuki Isao Trio - Blow Up (1973)
03. Terumasa Hino Quartet - Hakuchu No Shugeki Theme (1971)
04. Akira Ishikawa - Heated Point (1974)
05. Toshiyuki Miyama & The New Herd - Furisode (A Long-Sleeved Kimono) [1974]
06. George Otsuka Quartet - Freedom Jazz Dance (1970)
07. Haruomi Hosono - Bara To Yajyu (Rose & Beast) (1973)
08. Happy End - Taifuu (1972)
09. Tsugaru Jongara Bushi - ソーラン節 (1973)
10. Tsuyoshi Yamamoto Trio - The In Crowd (1974)

6 comments:

  1. Aaron, your enthusiasm and effort cannot be acclaimed enough!
    Thank you for the groovy stuff you provide.

    Cheers,
    Glen

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  2. Great stuff, thank you, it's very difficult to get your hands on Japanese music where I live.

    great_spelunker

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  3. do you have
    http://japangroove.blogspot.fr/search/label/Kiyoshi%20Yamaya
    https://www.discogs.com/artist/184950-Kiyoshi-Yamaya

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  4. Looking forward to try these.Thanks.

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