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
Sketches of Japan
Solo Live at the Kennedy Center
Professional ratings
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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