Sketches of Japan

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Sketches of Japan
SketchesOfJapan ToshikoAkiyoshi.jpg
Studio album by Toshiko Akiyoshi
Released 1999
Genre Jazz
Length 49:32
Label Nippon Crown Records
Toshiko Akiyoshi chronology
Live at Blue Note Tokyo '97
(1997)Live at Blue Note Tokyo '971997
Sketches of Japan
Solo Live at the Kennedy Center
(2000)Solo Live at the Kennedy Center2000
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Allmusic link 4/5 stars

Sketches of Japan is an album recorded by jazz pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi in a small combo setting. It was released in 1999 by Nippon Crown Records. The title and red/yellow-themed cover[citation needed] are references to the Miles Davis album Sketches of Spain.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Kyoto Paradox" - 6:24
  2. "Children In The Temple Ground" - 8:44
  3. "Tsurusaki Odori" - 6:33
  4. "Mari To Tonosama" - 6:14
  5. "Repose" - 8:19
  6. "Prayer" - 6:44
  7. "Grooving in Yokohama" - 6:34