Carnegie Hall Concert (Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra)

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Carnegie Hall Concert
Live album by Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra
Released 1992
Recorded Carnegie Hall, New York, NY, 1991 September 20
Genre Jazz
Length 76:39
Label Columbia
Producer Dr. George Butler
Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra chronology
Wishing Peace
(1986)
Carnegie Hall Concert
(1992)
Desert Lady / Fantasy
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic link 4.5/5 stars

Carnegie Hall Concert is the third recording released by the Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra featuring Lew Tabackin. The album received a 1992 Grammy award nomination in the category "Best Large Jazz Ensemble Performance."

Track listing[edit]

All arrangements by Akiyoshi. All songs composed by Akiyoshi except as noted:

  1. (spoken introductions of band members) – 0:54
  2. "Children of the Universe" – 16:42
  3. "I Know Who Loves You" – 8:19
  4. "After Mr. Teng" – 9:33
  5. "Your Beauty is a Song of Love" (Wess) – 6:41
  6. "Kourakan Suite" – 21:00
    1. Part 1: "Kourakan"
    2. Part 2: "Prayer"
  7. "Chasing After Love" – 9:22
  8. "How Do You Get To Carnegie Hall?" – 4:09

Personnel[edit]

  • Toshiko Akiyoshi – piano
  • Lew Tabackin – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Frank Wess – alto saxophone, flute
  • Jim Snidero – alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute, clarinet, piccolo
  • Walt Weiskopf – tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute, clarinet,
  • Scott Robinson – baritone saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Freddie Hubbard – trumpet
  • Mike Ponella – trumpet
  • John Eckert – trumpet
  • Greg Gisbert – trumpet
  • Joe Magnarelli – trumpet
  • Herb Besson – trombone
  • Conrad Herwig – trombone
  • Larry Ferrel – trombone
  • Matt Finders – bass trombone
  • Peter Washington – bass
  • Terry Clarke – drums

Guest

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