Hiroshima – Rising from the Abyss
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|Hiroshima - Rising From The Abyss|
|Live album by Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra|
|Released||October 24, 2001|
|Recorded||Hiroshima Kohsei Nenkin Kaikan, Hiroshima, Japan, 6 August 2001|
|Producer||Makoto Kimata, Asst. Producer: Derek Kwan, Exec. Producers: Todd Barkan, Gerald Wiggins|
|Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra chronology|
True Life (USA label) cover
The jazz big band album Hiroshima - Rising From The Abyss is the eighth audio recording released by the Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra featuring Lew Tabackin. It was released in 2001 by Video Arts Music in Japan and True Life in the USA. Tracks 2-7 form the "Hiroshima - Rising From The Abyss" Suite.
All songs composed and orchestrated by Toshiko Akiyoshi:
- "Long Yellow Road" – 1:53
- "Futility – Tragedy" – 15:30
- "Futility – Tragedy"
- "Survivor Tales" – 21:16
- "Survivor Tales"
- "Survivor Tales"
- "Hope" – 6:10
- "Wishing Peace" – 7:45
- Toshiko Akiyoshi – piano
- Lew Tabackin – tenor saxophone, flute
- Tom Christensen – tenor saxophone, flute
- Dave Pietro – alto saxophone, flute
- Jim Snidero – alto saxophone, flute
- Scott Robinson – baritone saxophone, bass clarinet
- Mike Ponella – trumpet
- Jim O'Conner – trumpet
- John Eckert – trumpet
- Jim Rotondi – trumpet
- Scott Whitfield – trombone
- Steve Armour – trombone
- Pat Hallaran – trombone
- Tim Newman – bass trombone
- Paul Gill – bass
- Andy Watson – drums
- Valtinho – percussion
- George Kawaguchi – drums
- Jang-Hyun Won – traditional Korean flute (daegeum)
- Ryoko Shigemori – reading
- Lewis, Uncle Dave. Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra: Hiroshima: Rising from the Abyss > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 25 June 2013.
- Video Arts Music VACM-1189
- True Life Entertainment TLE-1000082
- Larry Appelbaum review in JazzTimes magazine, 2003 July/August issue.
- All About Jazz review 2003 October 12
- Wall Street Journal article by Nat Hentoff (August 21, 2003). "A Japanese Jazz Musician Tackles The Daunting Subject of Hiroshima". WSJ.com. Retrieved 30 August 2013.
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