Japanese jazz, "j-jazz"

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I haven't seen Cat on my recs list for a while since I stopped doing J music deep dives, however, I still get Plastic Love by Mariya Takeuchi all the time, it's up to 12m hits, insanity.

Maresn3st, Sunday, 22 September 2019 20:13 (ten months ago) link

27 million actually. Crazy.

Ned Trifle X, Sunday, 22 September 2019 22:13 (ten months ago) link

Still loving the Takeo Moriyama

Daniel_Rf, Monday, 23 September 2019 15:41 (ten months ago) link

two months pass...

Listing to Japanese radio this afternoon and they were interviewing the leader of Soil and ‘Pimp’ sessions was jntroduing their new album recorded at roni Scott’s. He played ‘Space Drifter’ - well worth looking out for when it comes out on Tuesday.

https://www.jvcmusic.co.jp/-/Artist/A018653.html

American Fear of Pranksterism (Ed), Saturday, 30 November 2019 06:43 (eight months ago) link

three months pass...

Aspirations of Madness, Blank Forms' fifth collection of archival, unpublished, or newly translated texts, takes its title from a series of interviews with Japanese free jazz pioneer Masayuki Takayangi that were published in Japanese in 1975-76 and are published here in English for the first time. The interviews provide a rare look at Takayanagi's eccentric practice and personality, both long under-recognized by audiences outside (and often, inside) of Japan.

https://www.forcedexposure.com/App_Themes/Default/Images/product_images/product_page/B/BLANK005BK_PROD.jpg

https://www.forcedexposure.com/Catalog/blank-forms-blank-forms-vol-5-aspirations-of-madness-book/BLANK.005BK.html

budo jeru, Wednesday, 18 March 2020 18:40 (four months ago) link

Bought an LP from 1982 by an outfit called Jazz that's named 'Live Jazz.' I got it on a hunch because it's on the Better Days label and features Yasuaki Shimizu and other members of Mariah. It's a little experimental and has some really bizarre spoken-word bits. As you can gather, the release is pretty unsearchable... just wondering if anyone has heard it or knows anything more?

cooldix, Thursday, 19 March 2020 11:20 (four months ago) link

this ?

https://www.discogs.com/Jazz-Jazz-Live/release/7168074

budo jeru, Thursday, 19 March 2020 16:24 (four months ago) link

Haha yep, and that's about all I saw on it.

cooldix, Thursday, 19 March 2020 17:12 (four months ago) link

two months pass...

https://img.cdandlp.com/2017/01/imgL/118515252.jpg

this rules

budo jeru, Monday, 1 June 2020 18:43 (two months ago) link

cooldix, did you ever find any more info about the "live jazz" LP ?

budo jeru, Monday, 1 June 2020 18:44 (two months ago) link

one month passes...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhFvwKoWsyI

Yosuke Yamashita Trio ‎– Concert In New Jazz - ぐがん [Gugan] 1969

feat. thread favorite takeo moriyama on drums

budo jeru, Saturday, 18 July 2020 18:23 (two weeks ago) link

Nice revive! Picked up a few of Yamashita's albums - really cool. Also, kinda hard to find English info for for some of his stuff.

On that subject, I never did find anything more about the Live Jazz album, budo jeru. All good,

cooldix, Sunday, 19 July 2020 08:15 (two weeks ago) link


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