50th Anniversary Concert in Japan

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50th Anniversary Concert in Japan
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Live album by Toshiko Akiyoshi
Released 1 November 2006
Recorded Asahi Hall, Yūrakuchō, Tokyo, 6 March 2006
Genre Jazz
Label T-toc Records
Toshiko Akiyoshi chronology
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50th Anniversary Concert in Japan (Japanese title, 渡米50周年記念日本公演 = American visit 50th anniversary commemorative Japanese performance) is a live concert album recorded by jazz pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi and released in Japan on the T-toc Record label. The concert commemorated 50 years since Akiyoshi left Japan to study and play jazz in the USA and the album received several Japanese music awards including a "special award" for Japanese Jazz from Swing Journal magazine.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Toshiko Akiyoshi except as noted:

  1. "Long Yellow Road"
  2. "Kogun"
  3. "Farewell To Mingus"
  4. "The Village" ~ "Lady Liberty"
  5. "Trinkle Tinkle" (T. Monk)
  6. "Sumie"
  7. "Chasing After Love"


References / External Links / Awards[edit]

  • T-toc Records TTOC-0006
  • 2006 Swing Journal Japan Jazz special award (Japanese link)