Friday, July 14, 2017

TAKEO MORIYAMA QUARTET – Flush Up (LP-1977 / Union Records - Re-1982)




Label: Union Jazz – KUL-5021, Union Records – KUL-5021
Series: Union Jazz 1500 Series – 2nd pressing
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue / Country: Japan / Released: 1982
Style: Avant-garde Jazz, Modal, Free Improvisation
Recorded Live at Shinjuku Pit Inn, Tokyo, in March 1 and 2, 1977.
Originally release 1977 (Teichiku Records ‎– GM-5008)
Made By – Teichiku Records Co., Ltd.
Engineer – Shinichi Kikuchi
Mastered By – Shuji Sakaguchi
Executive-Producer – Toshio Imai
Matrix / side A, Runout: LS - 5333 X1
Matrix / side B, Runout: LS - 5333 X2

A  -  Flush Up .................................................................................................. 18:13
         (Fumio Itabashi)
B1 - Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise .............................................................. 14:59
         (O. Hammerstein II, S. Romberg)
B2 - Yellow Bear ............................................................................................... 8:09
         (Fumio Itabashi)

Personnel:
Takeo Moriyama – drums, percussion
Fumio Itabashi – piano
Tomoki Takahashi – tenor saxophone, sopranino saxophone
Hideaki Mochizuki – bass

Note:
"Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise" is a song with music by Sigmund Romberg and Oscar Hammerstein II from the 1928 operetta The New Moon.




Drummer Takeo Moriyama recorded a live album in 1977, 1 and 2 March at Shinjuku Pit Inn, Tokyo, the first after the end work with the Yosuke Yamashita Trio.

"Flush Up" and "Yellow Bear" the original songs of Fumio Itabashi who played a musical staff at Takeo Moriyama Quartet during this period. The quartet consists of: drummer Takeo Moriyama, saxophonist Tomoki Takahashi, jazz pianist Fumio Itabashi and bass player Hideaki Mochizuki.
"FLUSH UP" is alongside "HUSH-A-BYE", LP where can fully enjoy the talented masterful performances based on the powerful druming of Moriyama full-length.

A masterpiece of Japanese spiritual jazz.



If you find it, buy this album!

9 comments:

  1. TAKEO MORIYAMA QUARTET – Flush Up (LP-1977/Re-1982)
    Vinyl Rip/FLAC-96kHz+Artwork (442 MB)

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  2. Excellent! Thank you, Vitko!

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  3. ThankS for this. Any chance you might have Takeo Moriyama Percussion Ensemble ‎– Full Load?

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    1. I'm sorry but I do not have that album.

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  4. Thanks to you Vitko, I now iniate myself to these japenese artists !

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