A Must Own Collection!!! Mastered by Tohru Kotetsu & Kevin Gray & Pressed at RTI!
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Finally returning after a long and mysterious absence, Impex's re-pressing of the highly collectible Three Blind Mice 45 Box has been improved in almost every way: a full-cover box, newly rendered LP jackets with improved clarity and color, a deluxe four-color insert with session photos and brand new notes by noted radio personality and audiophile Tom Schnabel (Rhythm Planet / KCRW Los Angeles).
Mastered by Tohru Kotetsu (Misty, Midnight Sugar) and Kevin Gray (Blow Up) and pressed at RTI, this limited edition set will live up to and surpass all of your most demanding judgments. Just another way Impex Records is redefining definitive.
The Highly Anticipated, 180 Gram 45rpm Audiophile Vinyl Collector's Box Set containing three of the most sought-After titles from the acclaimed Three Blind Mice catalog; "Blow Up", "Midnight Sugar", and "Misty"; Six discs in all!
Isao Suzuki's Blow-Up is virtuosity and class all rolled up into one. A great combination of upbeat blues and mellow grooves! The album was awarded "Jazz of Japan" Award and the Jazz Disk Award of "Swing Journal" in 1973.
Touring with the Micky Curtis Band, Tsuyoshi Yamamoto had the chance to explore several international experiences that he would later use on his 1974 album, Misty. as he worked with this band in France, England and Switzerland. On Midnight Sugar the Tsuyoshi Yamamoto Trio plays two of Tsuyoshis own blues improvisations followed by jazz ballads that became standards for the Trio. The combination of these titles is nothing but exceptional.
The Yamamoto Trio's Midnight Sugar was recorded March 1, 1974 at Aoi Studio, Tokyo. It earned the Best Engineering Award and Jazz Disc Award of Swing Journal in 1974. It is Yamamotos unmistakable skill and his jazz feeling which adds that certain touch of liveliness and spontaneity and makes Midnight Sugar a unique experience. This Piano Trio will mesmerize you with this great collection of standards, superb musicianship and awesome sonics. You are sure to listen to this one over and over.
The Yamamoto Trio's Misty is a Stoned Cold Killer! A1 Reference Material!!! Misty earned both the "Best Engineering" Award and Jazz Dick Award of Swing Journal in 1974. Recorded at Aoi Studio, Tokyo, on August 7, 1974. Tsuyoshi Yamamoto is highly musical and his expressions natural, neither overly technical nor serious, his performance is relaxed and melodious.
This Audiophile 180 Gram 45rpm 6LP Collector's Box Set is an Absolute Must Have for Jazz and Music Lovers alike!!!
45rpm 180 Gram Vinyl
6LP Box Set
Mastered by Tohru Kotetsu & Kevin Gray
Pressed at RTI
Isao Suzuki, bass & cello
Kunihiko Sugano, piano & Fender-piano
George Otsuka, drums
Takashi Mizuhashi, bass
Misty & Midnight Sugar Musicians:
Tsuyoshi Yamamoto, piano
Isoo Fukui, bass
Tetsujiro Obara, drums
Album 1 - Blow Up:
1. Aqua Marine
2. Everything Happens To Me
1. Blow Up
1. Like It Is
2. I Can't Get Started
1. Low Flight
Album 2 - Midnight Sugar:
1. Midnight Sugar
1. I'm A Fool To Want You
1. The Nearness of You
1. It Could Happen To You
2. Sweet Georgia Blues
Album 3 - Misty:
1. Honeysuckle Rose
2. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
1. I Didn't Know What Time It Was
2. Angel Eyes