For aid to earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan, musicians and industry professionals came together to make a recording of this song.

♪   One Word   ♪

Buy a downloadable MP3 ($3) or wma/Apple lossless ($6).

Photo: Masashi Sakamoto

For complete credits list and English adaptation of lyrics, click ⇒Credits and Lyrics Adaptation
For the list of solo order, click ⇒Solo Order List.
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Japan Tsunami Jazz Aid One Word Recording Project 

Words and Music of One Word by Yoshiaki Masuo
Produced, arranged and engineered by Yoshiaki Masuo
Co-Produced by Shirley Masuo

[Credits (In order of participation)]: Yoshiaki Masuo (g, vo, keyb), Tony Marino (b), Marko Marcinko (ds, perc), Mark Soskin (p), Tim Ries (ts, ss), Bill O'connell (p), Bob Albanese (pianica), Clifton Anderson (tb), Ben Kraef (ts),  Makoto Ozone (org), Shiro Sadamura (el-vln), Bob Mover (as), Tadataka Unno (p), Soren Moller (org), Tōru Dodo (p), Lew Soloff (tp), Susan Pereira (chorus vo), Carol Moore (chorus), Gino Sitson (chorus), Dennis Day (chorus), Bill Mays (p, cello arrangement), Alisa Horn (cello), Kei Akagi (p, keyb), Phil Woods (as), The Twolips (background vo, chorus)

Michael McDonald (Recording Engineer at Kakinoki Studio), Shinobu Mitsuoka (Assistant Engineer), Katsuhiko Naito (Recording Engineer at Avatar Studios), Bob Mallory (Assistant Engineer), Jay Messina (Mixing and Mastering at West End Sound), Takehiko Tokiwa (Photos), Kirk Imamura (Avatar studios), Ed Wedberg (piano technician)
[Solo Order] ⇒Click Solo Order List.

* All participants in this recording have kindly donated their talent, time and services to raise money for this cause.

Recorded at Kakinoki Studio in Pennsylvania from May through June, 2011, and at Studio B of the Avatar Studios in New York on May 19, 2011
Duration: 14 min 35 sec.
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the One Word

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One Word download store (shopping cart system) was closed at the end of May, 2012, thank you for your support, but download purchase order is still welcome via email. Please state which download item you are going to purchase, (MP3 file for $US 3.00 or lossess sound file fot $US 6.00), and send email to webmaster.

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We carry the following items:
One Word (MP3 192 kbps) 20MB $3.00

One Word lossless  $6.00 -- WMA Lossless 95MB or  Apple lossless .m4a   99MB (You can choose either one at download time.)

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All sales profits will be donated
All profits earned at the One Word download store will be donated to the following organizations to support victims of Japan's earthquake and tsunami:
(1) Japanese Red Cross Society
(2) GB Fund The Northeast Japan Earthquake Restoration Fund

I, the store manager and webmaster of Yoshiaki Masuo website, declare that I will hand all the profit earned from the One Word project to Mr. Yoshiaki Masuo. And Mr. Masuo will send all of the money to the organizations stated on the left. (Kazuko Unno)

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