Toshiko at Top of the Gate

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Toshiko at Top of the Gate
Live album by Toshiko Akiyoshi
Released 1968
Recorded Top of the Gate club, New York City 1968 July 30
Genre Jazz
Length 39:46
Label Nippon Columbia
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Allmusic link 2.5/5 stars

Toshiko at Top of the Gate is a live jazz (quintet) album by pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi. It was recorded at the Top of the Gate in New York City in July 1968 and was released by Nippon Columbia and Denon Records.

Track listing[edit]

LP side A

  1. (Introductions) – 0:35
  2. "Opus No. Zero" (Akiyoshi) – 8:13
  3. "First Night" (Akiyoshi) – 3:21
  4. "Phrygian Waterfall" (Akiyoshi) – 3:53
  5. "Let's Roll in Sake" (Akiyoshi) – 3:17

LP side B

  1. "How Insensitive" (Jobim) – 3:38
  2. "Morning of the Carnival" (Bonfá) – 3:17
  3. "The Night Song" (Strouse, Adams) – 3:33
  4. "Willow Weep for Me" (Ronell) – 2:29
  5. "My Elegy" (Akiyoshi) – 7:30


References / External links[edit]

  • Dryden, Ken. Allmusic (link)
  • Nippon Columbia XMS-10008CT
  • Denon 32C38-7874