Akira Ishikawa - Back to Rhythm LP (Clear Yellow Vinyl)
This is Preorder. The estimated ship date is March 2024.
The pleasure of having your whole body go numb with every stroke of the drum. Japan's super funky drummer, Akira Ishikawa, runs around the wonderland of groove!
Akira Ishikawa is a superb funky drummer born in Japan. His ability to travel freely and fuse jazz, rock, and African music into a unique musical style has been highly acclaimed in many fields. His career is lined with masterpieces of jazz-rock and rare groove, but this album is especially favored for its outstanding selection of songs and poignant musicality. The album includes "Let's Start," a tight cover of Fela Kuti's Afro-funk, "Bongo Rock," a dynamic song with drum breaks, and "Pick Up The Pieces," a jazz-funk version of the Avebury White Band's classic. Pieces," a jazz-funk version of the Avebury White Band classic, and many other monster tunes that are hard to believe were recorded in 1975. The album is also supported by such virtuoso musicians as Kiyoshi Sugimoto, Hiromasa Suzuki, and Ken Muraoka.
This is Japanese release with obi, released as Project Re:Vinyl series. Pressed on high quality yellow vinyl.
Columbia – HMJY-202
A1 I've Got To Use My Imagination
A2 Bongo Rock
A3 Do It Til You're Satisfied
A4 Hey Jude
A5 El Condor Pasa
B1 Pick Up The Pieces
B2 Love Is The Answer
B3 I Shot The Sheriff
B4 Let's Start
B5 Boogie On Raggae Woman