Salted Gingko Nuts

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Salted Gingko Nuts
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Studio album by Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band
Released 1978
Recorded Devonshire Recording Studio, Los Angeles, California, November 15, November 16, 1978
Genre Jazz
Length 41:06
Label Victor (Japan) / Baystate Records
Producer Hiroshi Isaka
Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band chronology
Live at Newport II
Salted Gingko Nuts
Alternative cover
Ascent LP album cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic[1] 4.5/5 stars
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Salted Gingko Nuts [sic] is the sixth studio album released by the Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band. It is also known by the Japanese title, SHIO GIN NAN (塩銀杏 = salted ginkgo nuts). The album received the 1979 Silver Disk award from Japan's Swing Journal magazine.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs composed and arranged by Toshiko Akiyoshi:[4]

LP side A

  1. "Elusive Dream" – 7:37
  2. "Lazy Day" – 6:23
  3. "Chasing After Love" – 6:55

LP side B

  1. "Salted Gingko Nuts" – 6:58
  2. "Time Stream" – 7:00
  3. "Son of Road Time" – 6:13



  1. ^, 365686
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 6. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ "スイングジャーナル主催 第13回 ジャズ・ディスク大賞受賞作 (1979年)" (Swing Journal presents the 13th annual Jazz Disk awards...), Accessed 2012 November 4
  4. ^ RCA Victor Records RVC RVJ-6031

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