Sumi-e (Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band album)

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Sumi-e
Studio album by Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band
Released 1979
Recorded Iruma City Auditorium, Saitama, Japan, 1979 February 2, 3
Genre Jazz
Length ~32:30 (original LP release)
Label Insights
Producer Hiroshi Isaka
Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band chronology
Salted Gingko Nuts
(1978)
Sumi-e
(1979)
Farewell
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic link 3.5/5 stars

Sumi-e (Sumi-e, Toshiko Akiyoshi - Lew Tabackin Big Band '79) was the seventh studio recording released by the Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band. Not to be confused with the 1971 Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet release, Sumie / The Personal Aspect in Jazz. Sumi-e (すみ絵) refers to an East Asian style of brush painting.

Track listing[edit]

All songs composed and arranged by Toshiko Akiyoshi:

LP Side A:

  1. "Sumi-e"
  2. "Hangin' Loose"

LP Side B:

  1. "Quadrille, Anyone?"
  2. "A-10-205932"

CD re-issue[edit]

  1. "Sumi-e" – 7:56
  2. "A-10-205932" – 10:03
  3. "A-10-205932" – 9:52 (alternate take)
  4. "Hangin' Loose" – 8:46
  5. "Quadrille, Anyone?" – 5:50
  6. "Quadrille, Anyone?" – 5:55 (alternate take)

Personnel[edit]

Guest artist:

  • Kisaku Katada – percussion

References / external links[edit]