Label: East Wind – EW-8041
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album; Country: Japan - Released: 1976
Style: Free Improvisation, Fusion
Studio recording, Japanese Original & East Wind, 1976
Promotional Director By – Yukio MorisakiPhotography By – Tadayuki Naitoh
Producer By – Yasohachi "88" Itoh
Engineers By – Yoshiro Suzuki, David Baker
Executive Producer By – Toshinari Koinuma
Note: Japanese Original & East Wind JPN Spiritual Jazz !
A1 - Gyohkoh . . . 4:17
A2 - Hohjoh . . . 5:11
A3 - Yuhwa . . . 4:13
A4 - Hogiuta . . . 4:23
A5 - Yuhkyu . . . 1:40
B1 - The Good People . . . 15:08
B2 - Conclusion . . . 6:46
TERUMASA HINO – Trumpet, Fluegelhorn, Percussion, Composer, Voices
CECIL McBEE – Bass (Acoustic), Voice
MOTOHIKO HINO – Drums, Percussion, Voices
MTUME – Percussion, Conga, Voices
A fine trumpeter influenced by Freddie Hubbard and Miles Davis, Terumasa Hino has long been one of Japan's best jazz musicians. A professional since 1955, Hino has mostly become known to Americans since the 1970s due to his Enja recordings, although some of his albums were made available domestically by Catalyst, Inner City, and Blue Note. He moved to the U.S. in 1975, where he worked with Gil Evans, Jackie McLean, Dave Liebman, and Elvin Jones. Hino spent more of his time in Japan after the early '80s, and recorded in several different styles ranging from straight-ahead to fusion.
Very rare album and exceptionally beautiful recording.
If you find it, buy this album!