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8 thoughts on “ Sayonara Blues - The Horace Silver Quintet - The Tokyo Blues (CD, Album)

  1. Originally issued on CD in , pianist Horace Silver's "The Tokyo Blues" makes a welcome return to the Blue Note catalog as an RVG title. Recorded in July , six months after a successful and impressionable tour of Japan, this album is Silver's way of saying thank you for the generous hospitality he received while on the other side of the Pacific/5(20).
  2. Sayonara blues [] The Tokyo blues [] Cherry blossom [] Ah! So [] All compositions by Horace Silver except track 4 by Ronnell Bright. Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA on July 13 (Tracks 2&3) and July 14 (Tracks 1,4&5) Remastered in by Rudy Van Gelder.
  3. Horace Silver (September 2, - June 18, ) was an American jazz pianist and composer. He is known for his distinctive humorous and funky playing style, and for his pioneering contributions to hard ketslomudanwallcasimpcompfourterppiro.coinfo was influenced by a wide range of musical styles, notably gospel music, African music, and Latin American music. Silver began his career as a saxophonist, but later switched to piano.
  4. Nov 12,  · Silver's quintet is in good form during an hourlong set that boasts extended performances of "Filthy McNasty," "Doin' the Thing," and "Where You At" as well as "The Tokyo Blues" and "Sayonara Blues." All of the tunes last at least ten minutes, and "Sayonara Blues" lasts no less than 16 minutes -- no one can claim that Silver and his sidemen don.
  5. Following a series of concert dates in Tokyo late in with his quintet, Horace Silver returned to USA with his head full of the Japanese melodies he had heard during his visit, & using those as a springboard, he wrote 4 new pieces, which he then recorded at sessions held on July 13 & 14, , along with a version of Ronnell Bright’s little known ballad “Cherry Blossom.”.
  6. Following a series of concert dates in Tokyo late in with his quintet, Horace Silver returned to the U.S. with his head full of the Japanese melodies he had heard during his visit, and using those as a springboard, he wrote four new pieces, which he then recorded at sessions held on July 13 and 14, , along with a version of Ronnell Bright's little known ballad "Cherry Blossom.".
  7. Following a series of concert dates in Tokyo late in with his quintet, Horace Silver returned to the U.S. with his head full of the Japanese melodies he had heard during his visit, and using those as a springboard, he wrote four new pieces, which he then recorded at sessions held on July 13 and 14, , along with a version of Ronnell Bright's little known ballad "Cherry Blossom."8/
  8. Introduced by Norman Granz and Horace Silver, everyone's in superb form on five lengthy Silver compositions, the highlights being the minute 'Sayonara Blues'(from 'The Tokyo Blues' album recorded less than three months earlier) and 'Filthy McNasty'(from the album 'Doin' the Thing - at the Village Gate')/5(6).

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