Road Time, Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band

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Road Time, Toshiko Akiyoshi - Lew Tabackin Big Band
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Live album by
Released1976
RecordedNakano Sun Plaza in Tokyo and Sankei Hall and Kosei Nenkin Kaikan in Osaka, 1976 January 30 and February 7, 8
GenreJazz
Length86:52
LabelVictor (Japan), RCA Victor (U.S.)
ProducerHiroshi Isaka
Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band chronology
Tales of a Courtesan (Oirantan)
(1976)
Road Time, Toshiko Akiyoshi - Lew Tabackin Big Band
(1976)
Insights
(1976)
Alternative cover
RCA Victor (U.S.) LP album cover
RCA Victor (U.S.) LP album cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic link4.5/5 stars
Nicholson, Stuart.[1]"Essential"
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[2]

Road Time was the first live concert recording of the Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band. The recording was made at three concerts in Tōkyō and Ōsaka, during a 1976 Japan tour and the double album received a 1977 Grammy nomination in the "Best Jazz Performance - Big Band" category.

Track listing[edit]

LP 1 side A

  1. "Tuning Up" – 16:48
  2. "Warning: Success May Be Hazardous To Your Health" – 7:33

LP 1 side B

  1. "Henpecked Old Man" – 22:54

LP 2 side A

  1. "Soliloquy" – 8:37
  2. "Kogun" – 10:40

LP 2 side B

  1. "Since Perry" / "Yet Another Tear" – 13:46
  2. "Road Time Shuffle" – 6:34

All arrangements by Toshiko Akiyoshi.
All songs composed by Akiyoshi except "Yet Another Tear" (Tabackin).

Personnel[edit]

Guest Artists:

References / External Links[edit]

  1. ^ Nicholson, Stuart. The Essential Jazz Records, Volume 2: Modernism to Postmodernism, Road Time (p226~229). Max Harrison, Charles Fox, Eric Thacker, Stuart Nicholson. Continuum International Publishing Group, 2000.
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 7. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.