Dedications II

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Dedications II (Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio)
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Studio album by Toshiko Akiyoshi
Released 1977
Recorded Sage & Sound Recording Studio, Hollywood, California, 1977 April 25, 26, 27
Genre Jazz
Length 35:10
Label Discomate / Inner City
Producer Toshiko Akiyoshi
Toshiko Akiyoshi chronology
Dedications II
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Alternative cover / title
Inner City (US) LP cover
Inner City (US) LP cover
Alternative cover
Alfa Records (Japan) CD cover
Alfa Records (Japan) CD cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic link 4/5 stars

The jazz album Dedications II was recorded by two configurations of the Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio in Los Angeles in April 1977. It was released by Discomate Records (and later by Alfa Records) in Japan and by Inner City Records (as simply Dedications) in the USA.

Track listing[edit]

LP side A

  1. "Swingin' till the Girls Come Home" (Pettiford) – 6:17
  2. "Israel" (Carisi) – 5:05
  3. "Solar" (Davis) – 5:21

LP side B

  1. "Two Bass Hit" (Lewis, Gillespie) – 3:10
  2. "Enigma" (Johnson) – 4:58
  3. "In Your Own Sweet Way" (Brubeck) – 5:19
  4. "Tempus Fugit" (Powell) – 5:00


Tracks A1, 3, B2, 4:

Tracks A2, B1, 3:

  • Toshiko Akiyoshi – piano
  • Peter Donald – drums
  • Andy Simpkins – bass

References / external links[edit]

  • Discomate DSP-5006
  • Inner City 6046
  • Alfa Records (Japan) ALCR-162
  • Allmusic