Ten Gallon Shuffle

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Ten Gallon Shuffle
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Studio album by Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra
Released 1984
Recorded Mad Hatter Studio, Los Angeles, California, 1984 May 24 and May 25
Genre Jazz
Length 49:58
Label BMG Victor / Baystate / Ascent
Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra chronology
Ten Gallon Shuffle
Wishing Peace
(1986)Wishing Peace1986
Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band chronology
European Memoirs
(1982) European Memoirs1982
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic link4/5 stars

Ten Gallon Shuffle is the first recording released by the New York-based Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra featuring Lew Tabackin (following 13 previous releases by the Los Angeles-based Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band). The composition Ten Gallon Shuffle was originally commissioned by Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Music Fraternity for the University of Texas Jazz Orchestra.

Track listing[edit]

All songs composed and arranged by Toshiko Akiyoshi:

LP side A

  1. "Ten Gallon Shuffle" – 5:14
  2. "Fading Beauty" – 7:22
  3. "Jamming at Carnegie Hall" – 9:51

LP side B

  1. "Blue Dream" – 15:57
  2. "Happy Hoofer" – 8:35


References / External Links[edit]

  • Victor (Japan) Records (Baystate) RVC RJL 8098
  • Ascent Records ASC 1004
  • Allmusic