Monopoly Game

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This article is about a jazz album. For the board game, see Monopoly (game).
Monopoly Game
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Studio album by Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra
Released 1998
Recorded Avatar Studios, New York, 1998 June 23, 24, 25
Genre Jazz
Length 61:10
Label BMG / Novus-J
Producer Toshiko Akiyoshi, Ex. Producer: Ikuyoshi Hirakawa
Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra chronology
Four Seasons of Morita Village
Monopoly Game
Tribute to Duke Ellington

Monopoly Game is the sixth recording released by the Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra featuring Lew Tabackin. The three tracks, "Kyoto Paradox", Caribbean Dream" and "Urban Rhapsody" make up the three part "Suite for Koto and Jazz Orchestra" commissioned jointly by the San Francisco Jazz Festival and UCLA. The song "Jazz Club" was commissioned by NHK Radio.

Track listing[edit]

All songs composed and arranged by Toshiko Akiyoshi:

  1. "Jazz Club (Opener)" – 2:56
  2. "Glass Ceiling" – 7:50
  3. "Monopoly Game" – 10:17
  4. "Kyoto Paradox" – 9:41
  5. "Caribbean Dream" – 12:30
  6. "Urban Rhapsody" – 10:55
  7. "State of the Unison" – 7:01



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