Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Toshiko Akiyoshi: The Subject is Jazz (1958) "3rd Movement" / "Lady Liberty"

Toshiko Akiyoshi performs her own composition, "3rd Movement"

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The Subject is Jazz, 1958
Toshiko Akiyoshi(p)
Eddie Safranski(b)
Ed Thigpen(ds)

"Lady Liberty" composed and arranged by Toshiko Akiyoshi, from the album Wishing Peace (1986)

"Wishing Peace is the second recording released by the New York based Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra featuring Lew Tabackin after 13 previous releases with their Los Angeles-based Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band. "Lady Liberty", "Wishing Peace" and "Uptown Stroll" form the three part "Liberty Suite" written on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty." (Wikipedia)