Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band ‎– Long Yellow Road

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A1 Long Yellow Road
Soloist [Alto Saxophone] – Gary FosterSoloist [Trumpet] – Don Rader
6:23
A2 The First Night
Soloist [Flugelhorn] – Bobby Shew
4:50
A3 Opus Number Zero
Soloist [Alto Saxophone] – Dick SpencerSoloist [Bass] – Gene ChericoSoloist [Drums] – Chuck FloresSoloist [Piano] – Toshiko AkiyoshiSoloist [Tenor Saxophone] – Lew TabackinSoloist [Trombone] – Charlie Loper*Soloist [Trumpet] – Don Rader
10:04
B1 Quadrille, Anyone?
Soloist [Baritone Saxophone] – Bill PerkinsSoloist [Soprano Saxophone] – Gary FosterSoloist [Tenor Saxophone] – Lew Tabackin
6:18
B2 Children In The Temple Ground
Soloist [Piano] – Toshiko Akiyoshi
5:26
B3 Since Perry/Yet Another Tear
Soloist [Drums] – Chuck FloresSoloist [Tenor Saxophone] – Lew Tabackin
8:52

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Long Yellow Road is the second recording of the Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band. The album was nominated for a 1976 Grammy award in the category, "Best Jazz Performance by a Big Band" and was named "Jazz album of the year" by Stereo Review magazine.

All tracks from this album are also included on the 2008 Mosaic 3 CD compilation, Mosaic Select: Toshiko Akiyoshi - Lew Tabackin Big Band.

Long Yellow Road is also the title of two other Akiyoshi recordings by the Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio (1961) and the Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet (1970).

Recorded at Sage & Sand Studios, Hollywood, California
A1: recorded April 4, 1974
A2: recorded February 28, 1975
A3: recorded March 3, 1975
B1: recorded February 28 & March 4, 1975
B2: recorded March 4, 1975
B3: recorded March 4, 1975

© 1975/76 RCA Records, New York, N.Y.

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