The Country and Western Sound of Jazz Pianos

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The Country and Western Sound of Jazz Pianos
Studio album by Toshiko Akiyoshi, Steve Kuhn
Released 1963
Recorded Olmsted Studios, New York City, 1963
Genre Jazz
Length 40:22
Label Dauntless
DM-4308 / DS-6308
Toshiko Akiyoshi chronology
East and West (Toshiko Akiyoshi and Charlie Mariano)
(1963)
The Country and Western Sound of Jazz Pianos
(1963)
Miwaku No Jazz
(1963)
Steve Kuhn chronology
The Country and Western Sound of Jazz Pianos
(1963)
Three Waves
(1966)
Alternative cover / title
Chiaroscuro release
CR 2026
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic link 3/5 stars[1]

The Country and Western Sound of Jazz Pianos is an album recorded by jazz pianists Toshiko Akiyoshi and Steve Kuhn in New York City in 1963 and released on the Dauntless label. It was later re-released on the Chiaroscuro label under the title, Together, Steve Kuhn and Toshiko Akiyoshi.

Track listing[edit]

LP Side A

  1. "Trouble in Mind" (R. Jones) – 4:42
  2. "Hang Your Head in Shame" (E. G. Nelson, S. Nelson, F. Rose) – 3:54
  3. "May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You" (M. Willson) – 3:20
  4. "Someday You'll Want Me to Want You" (J. Hodges) – 4:20
  5. "Down in the Valley" (traditional) – 3:40

LP Side B

  1. "Beautiful Brown Eyes" (G. Walters) – 4:22
  2. "It's No Secret (What God Can Do)" (S. Hamblen) – 4:47
  3. "Nobody's Darling But Mine" (J. Davis) – 3:23
  4. "Along the Navajo Trail" (D. Charles, E. DeLange, L. Markes) – 3:24
  5. "The Foggy Dew" (traditional) – 4:30

Personnel[edit]

Arranged & conducted by Ed Summerlin [2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dryden, Ken. "Steve Kuhn & Toshiko Akiyoshi: Country and Western Sound of Jazz Pianos". Allmusic. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ Feather, Leonard (1966). The Encyclopedia of Jazz in the Sixties. New York: Bonanza Books. p. 269.
  3. ^ "The Country and Western Sound of Jazz Pianos". High Fidelity. Volume 13, Part 1. p. 78. Retrieved 2013-03-25.

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