Finesse (Toshiko Akiyoshi album)

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Finesse
Studio album by Toshiko Akiyoshi
Released 1978
Recorded Los Angeles, 1978 May 8
Genre Jazz
Length 43:45
Label Concord
Toshiko Akiyoshi chronology
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(1978)
Professional ratings
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Source Rating
Allmusic link 2.5/5 stars

Finesse is a jazz trio album recorded by pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi in 1978 and released on the Concord Jazz record label.

Track listing[edit]

LP side A

  1. "Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep)" (Berlin) – 5:03
  2. "American Ballad" (Akiyoshi) – 5:50
  3. "Love Letters" (Heyman, Young) – 5:10
  4. "Wouldn't It Be Loverly?" (Lerner, Loewe) – 5:34

LP side B

  1. "Mr. Jelly Lord" (Morton) – 6:06
  2. "Warning! Success May Be Hazardous to Your Health" (Akiyoshi) – 3:21
  3. "You Go to My Head" (Coots, Gillespie) – 5:53
  4. "Solvejg's Song" (Grieg) – 6:48

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