Toshiko and Leon Sash at Newport

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Toshiko and Leon Sash at Newport
Live album by Toshiko Akiyoshi / Leon Sash
Released 1957
Recorded Newport Jazz Festival, 1957 July 5
Genre Jazz
Label Verve
Leon Sash chronology
This is the Jazz Accordion, The Leon Sash Quartet
(1956)
Toshiko and Leon Sash at Newport
(1957)
I Remember Newport, The Leon Sash Trio
(1967)
Toshiko Akiyoshi chronology
Toshiko – Her Trio, Her Quartet
(1956)
Toshiko and Leon Sash at Newport
(1957)
The Many Sides of Toshiko
(1957)
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The live album Toshiko and Leon Sash at Newport was recorded at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1957 and released on the Verve record label. All 4 Toshiko Akiyoshi tracks are also included on some later re-issues of the Norgran (Verve) recording Toshiko's Piano / Amazing Toshiko Akiyoshi.

Track listing[edit]

LP side A (Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio set):

  1. "Between Me and Myself" (Akiyoshi)
  2. "Blues for Toshiko" (Akiyoshi)
  3. "I'll Remember April" (Raye, DePaul, Johnston)
  4. "Lover" (Rodgers, Hart)

LP side B (Leon Sash Quartet set):

  1. "Sash-Kebob" (Sash, Morgan)
  2. "Meant for Brent" (Sash, Robinson)
  3. "Carnegie Horizons" (Shearing)
  4. "Blue Lou" (Mills, Sampson)

Personnel[edit]

Side A:

Side B:

  • Leon Sash – accordion
  • Ted Robinson – tenor saxophone, clarinet
  • Lee Morgan – bass
  • Roger Price – drums

References and external links[edit]

  • Verve Records MGV-8326
  • Polydor K.K. POCJ-2074 (CD)
  • Allmusic