6w4movtQqGI

Here’s some super dapper Japanese progfunk jazz from 1970. Something mad has happened to traditional shakuhachi player Minoru Muraoka on this album. I don’t know too much about it, but it’s ill and it’s straight out of the father in laws record collection – respect!

Side A
1.恐山 Osorezan (15:58) (Takashi Ikeda)
2.Take Five (5:50) (The Dave Brubeck Quartet)
3.追分 Oiwake (6:54)

Side B
1.褐色のブルース Blues de Memphis (7:00)
2.Bamboo Rock (10:05)
3.間 Ma (6:47)

Performed by The New Dimension Group – ニュー・ディメンション・グループ
Drums – Akira Ishikawa – 石川晶
Conducted by Takashi Ikeda – 池多孝, 池田 孝, 池田孝

Daiei Records ‎– G-4003
Distributed By – Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd.

Unearthed By Dom Duchamp – The∞Weight