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& Release Date(s)
Songs Personnel
& Recording Data
Three Genedations
The Kennedy Center Concert Vol. 2

(KICJ 332 Mar 27 1997)
1. Fine Rouge (Masahiko Osaka)
2. Etermity (Yoichi Inoue)
3. I Thought About You  (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Van Heusen)
4. Keep In Touch - Just Do It (Masahiko Osaka)-(Tomonao Hara)

5. Walkin' Around (Yoshiaki Masuo)
6. Elvinesque (Akira Tana)
7. Dreams of Water (Yoshio Suzuki)

8. Oleo  (Sonny Rollins)
Tracks 1-4
Masahiko Osaka & Tomonao Hara Quintet

Tracks 5-7
Japanese All Stars

Tracks 8
Three Generations Jam with Toshiko Akiyoshi:
Toshiko Akiyoshi (p), Tomonao Hara (tp), Kosuke Mine (ts), Tetsuro Kawashima (ts), Yoshiaki Masuo (g), Yoshio Suzuiki (b), Masahiko Osaka (ds)

Recorded live at the Terrace Theatre in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington DC, Mar. 29, 1997

Three Generations
The Kennedy Center Concert Vol. 1

(KICJ 325 Dec.22, 97)
1. Ornithology (Charlie Parker)
2. Way in, Way out (Masahiko Osaka)
3. K.M.D (Tomonao Hara)
4. Just Do it (Tomonao Hara)

5. Tight Squeeze (Akira Tana)
6. Small Steps (Yoshiaki Masuo)
7. I Remember Goko (Kosuke Mine)
8. Thou Art Taylor Made (Kei Akagi)

9. Billie's Bounce (Charlie Parker) / Three Generations Jam with Toshiko Akiyoshi

Tracks 1-4:
Masahiko Osaka & Tomonao Hara Quintet: Tomonao Hara (tp), Tetsuro Kawashima (ts), Yuichi Inoue (p), Shin Kamimura (b), Masahiko Osaka (ds)

Tracks 5-8:
Japanese All Stars: Kosuke Mine (ts), Kei Akagi (p), Yoshiaki Masuo (g), Yoshio Suzuiki (b), Akira Tana (ds)

Track 9:
Three Generations Jam with Toshiko Akiyoshi: Toshiko Akiyoshi (p), Tomonao Hara (tp), Kosuke Mine (ts), Tetsuro Kawashima (ts), Yoshiaki Masuo (g), Shin Kamimura (b), Akira Tana (ds)

Recorded live at the Terrace Theatre in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington DC, Mar. 29, 1997
Album Produced  by Yoichi Nakao for King Records
Live recording produced by Akira Tana
Bossa Animada
-- Tribute to Jobim


OMAGATOKI SC-3146
(OMCA-2 ?) Nov 25, 1995
1. Brigas Nunca Mais (A. C. Jobim/Vinicus De Moraes)
2. Garota de Ipanema (Jobim/Vinicius De Moraes)
3. The Red Blouse (Jobim)
4. Lamento No Morro  (Jobim/Vinicius De Moraes)
5. Anos Dourados  (Jobim/chiko Barque)
6. A Felicidade  (Jobim/Vinicius De Moraes)
7. Luciana  (Jobim/Vinicius De Moraes)
8. Samba de Uma Nota So  (Jobim/Newton Mendonca)
9. Dialogo (Jobim)
10. So Danco Samba (Jobim/Vinicius De Moraes)
11. Olha Maria (Jobim/Vinicius De Moraes/Chico Barque) / Chega de Saudade (Jobim/Vinicius De Moraes)
12. Triste (Jobim)

(Yoshiaki Masuo plays:
Track 1:guitar; Track 10:guitar,vo,whistle; Track 12:guitars)
New York Samba Session (Tracks 1,10,12) Steve Sacks (arr, sax, fl), Yoshiaki Masuo (guitars, vo), Cliff Korman (kb), Kip Reed (el b), Kazuo Yoshida (ds, perc)
Wanda with Spick & Span (Track 2) Wanda Sa (vo), Kazuo Yoshida (arr, ds), Kazuhiko Obata (g), Manabu Oishi (kb), Yoishi Yahiro (el b), Tomohiro Yahiro (perc)
Paulo Cesar Goup (Track 3) Paulo Cesar (arr, kb), Yutaka Kido (fl), Azeitona (el b), Kauo Yoshida (ds, perc)
Super Sanba Session (Tracks 4, 8) Yoshio Otomo (as), Yoishi Murata (horn arr, tb), Yuka Kido (fl), Kiichi Futamura (kb), Kazuhiko Obata (g), Yoichi Yahiro (el b), Saori Sendo (congas), Kazuo Yoshida (rythm arr, ds, perc)
Miucha with Yoshiro (Track 5) Miucha (vo), Yoshiro Nakamura (ac g), Jorge Helder (b), Kazuo Yoshida (perc)
Samba Bank (Track 6) Akiko Koizumi (vo, kb), Masayuki Suzuki (ts), Yoshihiro Harada (steel drums), Kosaku Omori (el b), Saori Sendo (perc), Kazuo Yoshida (ds, perc)
Helio Celso Trio (Track 7) Helio Celso (arr, p), Paulo Russo (b), Kazuo Yoshida (ds) 
Club Meeting (Track 9) Shigeharu Sasago (arr, ac g), Hiroki Miyano (ac g), Yuka Kido (fl), Benisuke Sakai (b), Kazuo Yoshida (perc)
Keiko Iwasaki Trio (Track 11) Keiko Iwasaki (arr, p), Terumichi Yamada (b), Kazuo Yoshida (ds, perc)

Produced by Kazuo Yoshida
Co-produced by Yohiaki Masuo (Tracks 1, 10, 12)
Recorded in Tokyo, Rio De Janeiro, and New York in 1995
Yoiyoiyama Concert 78


LP:??
CD:Maclancer??? MAC14-39
(See Japanese page)
Side A:

Side B:


Side C:


Side D: ...Careless Love, Should I, ....
Jiro Sugita
??hiko Ishikawa
Rokusuke Ei
Mataji Taniguchi and Old Boy Allstars
Kyu Sakamoto
Yoshiaki Masuo
and others
Recorded at Kyoto Maruyama Park Outdoor Music Hall in July, 1978
East Wind
Various artists

LP: SNP-66 (made not for sale)
???
Side 1:
1. The Begining
2. Stonen Moments
3. Unforseen
4. Round About Midnight
5. East 9th Street
6. Exercise #5-April Joy
7. Nothin' Beats an Evil Woman
8. Untitiled
Side 2:
1. Sweet adn Lovely
2. God Bless the Child
3. What are You Doing the Rest of Your Life
4. Beedies
5. Golden Spook
6. Soul Lady
7. Phil's Tune
8. Soul Lady
Sadao Watanabe (as)
Hiroshi Fukumura (tb)
Yoshiaki Masuo (g)
Takehiro Honda (p)
Yoshio Suzuki (b)
Hiroshi Murakami (ds)

Recorded Aug 3, 1975 at Vanguard Studio, New York
All Japan Jazz Festival '71
Poll Winners


Nippon Phonogram-Phillips, FS-5065-7
==== Disc 1 ====

Side A:
1. Tipperary (J. Judge - H. Williams)
2. Tin roof blues (Pollack, Brunies, Rappollo, Stitzel & Mares)
3. Royal garden blues (C. Williams - S. Williams)
4. St.louis blues (W.C. Handy)
5. When the Saints Go Marching In (Trad)

Side B:
1. Back to swing (Eiji Kigamura)
2. Someday sweetheart (J. C. Spikes - B. F. Spikes)
3. Jersey bounce (Bradshaw, Johnson, Plater, Bruce, Feyne)

==== Disc 2 ====

Side A:
1. Jumpin' at the woodside (Count Basie)
2. Billy's Bounce (Charlie Parker)
Side B:
1. Green Air (Sadao Watanabe)
2. Anachronism (Kazuo Yashiro)
3. Freedom jazz dance (Eddie Harris)

==== Disc 3 ====

Side A:
1. Dancing Mist (Masabumi Kikuchi)
2. Battle array (Norio Maeda)

Side B:
1. Windmill (Eiichi Fujii)
2. Some Other day (Mal Waldron)
3. Tipperary (J. Judge. H. Williams)
Disc 1 A1-A5
Fumio Nanri(tp), Kenichi Sonada & Dixie Kings

Disc 1 B1-B3; Disc 2 A1
Swing All Stars -- Teruo Yoda(ts), Eiji Kitamura(cl), Shouji Suzuki(cl), Yuzuru Sera(p), Masayuki Takayanagi(g), Masanaga Harada(b), Jimmy Takeda(ds), Ichiro Masuda(vib), Tatsuo Matsuzaki(vib)

Disc 2 A2, B1-B2
Bi-bop All Stars -- Akira Nakano(tp), Tetsuo Fushimi(tp), Sadao Watanabe(as), Hidehiko Matsumoto(ts), Kazuo Yashiro(p), Shungo Sawada(g), Isao Suzuki(b), Takeshi Inomata(ds)

Disc 2 B3; Disc 3 A1
Modern Jazz All Stars -- Terumasa Hino(tp), Kohsuke Mine(as), Sadao Watanabe (as), Takeru Muraoka(ts), Masabumi Kikuchi(elp), Yoshiaki Masuo(g), Kunimitsu Inaba(b), Motohiko Hino(ds)

Disc 3 A2, B3
Nobuo Hara and Sharps & Flats, Toshiyuki Miyama & New Herd
Disc 3 B1
Nobuo Hara and Sharps & Flats
Disc 3 B2
Kimiko Kasaso(vo) and Toshiyuki Miyama & New Herd

Produced and directed by Kiyoshi Koyama and Nobuo Hara
MC by Toshio Oida
Recorded Live at Kosei Nenkin Hall, Tokyo
May 29 & 30, 1971
Sadao Watanabe vs Terumasa Hino

LP: Canyon C20R-0034 (Released in Mar, 1980 or so)
[Sadao Watanabe Quartet]:
- Pastoral
- Round Triop -- Coming

[Terumasa Hino Group]:
- Journey to Air
[Sadao Watanabe Quartet]:
Sadao Watanabe(as, sn, fl) Yoshiaki Masuo(g) Yoshio Suzuki(b) Hiro Tsunoda(ds)
Recorded on October 1, 1970 at the 1st Studio of Nippon Broadcasting System Service

(*Together with other 5 tracks, Sun Rise, Isotope, Sun Set, Carolina, and Here's That Rainy Day recorded on the same day by Sadao Watanabe 4tet, 7 tracks in total were issued on open reel tape titled "Pastoral / Isotope".)

[Terumasa Hino Group]:
Hino, Teruo Nakamura(b), Steve Grossman (ts), Dave Liebman (ts), and others (not known)
Recorded at the Upsurge Studio in NYC in Mar, 1970
'70 Jazz Festival in Nemu

Toshiba EMI TP-9011〜12 (LP, 1970年?)
Disc1
Terumasa Hino 5 --

A1: Stella by Starlight (17'40', V.Young)
A2: Milestone (3'27", Miles Davis)

Yosuke Yamashita 3 -- Yoshuke Yamashita (p), Takeo Moriyama (ds), Seiichi Nakamura (ts)

A3: Keiko-tan (8'28', Yosuke Ymashita)

 
Toshiyuki Miyama & New Herd, Fumio Nanri (tp:B4)

B1: St. Louis Blues (7'38", W.C.HANDY)
B2: Mini Mama (6'21", C.D.FULLER)
B3: Furisode-wa Naku (5'18", Kouzaburo Yamaki??)  
Disc2
Sadao Watanabe 5 -- Sadao Watanabe (sn), Yoshiaki Masuo(g), Yoshio Suzuki (b), Hiro Tsunoda(ds)

C1: Sao Paulo (sn, 12'17", Sadao Watanabe)

 
Nobuo Hara's Sharps and Flats

C2: Sumie (7'15", Toshiko Akiyoshi)
C3: Take the "A" Train (5'21": B.Strayhorn)

 Masahiko Satoh 3 -- Masahiko Satoh (p), Yasuo Arakawa (b), Masahiko Ozu?? (ds)

D1: Muzzy's Tangle (14'10: Masahiko Satoh)
D2: Serenity (9'30: Masahiko Sato)

1970年7月23日〜24日:Nemu Music Camp in Mie Pref, Japan

11th International Jazz Festival 'Ljubljana 70'

LP: Helidon LP-08-003
Side A:
1. Caravan (J.Tizol)
2. Summertime (G.Gershwin)
3. You Came A Long Way From St. Louis (Brooks/Russell)
4. Blue Bossa (Dorham/Farmer)
5. Ararat (J. Blaha)

Side B:
6. Ritmico (M. Prohaska)
7. I Gott Plenty Of Nothing (G.Gershwin)
8. Isotope (Joe Henderson)
9. Margie (Davis/Conrad/Young)
10. Song (J. Gregorc)
11. Mana Mercury (H. Land)

(Info source: Yugoslavian Jazz Discography in Cosmic Sounds London)

1. THE BIG BAND OF RTV LJUBLJANA: Joze Privsek - conductor; Leo Wright - alto sax; Andrej Osana, Mojmir Sepe, Urban Koder, Pavel Grasic, Ladislav Zupancic - trumpets; Franc Puhar, Miso Trtnik, Joze Gjura - trombones; Alojz Bezgovsek - bass trombone; Vilko Ovsenik, Ati Sos - alto sax; Dusan Veble, Albert Podgornik - tenor sax; Zoran Komac - baritone sax; Silvester Stingl - piano; Milan Ferlez - guitar; Lado Rebrek - bass; Franc Jagodic - drums.
2. FLAVIO AMBROSETTI ALL STARS / Flavio Amnrosett-tp, George Gruntz-p, Henry Texier-b, Daniel Humair-ds.
3. JO STAHL voc + MONTY SUNSHINE BAND
4. ZAGREB JAZZ QUINTET / Bosko Petrovic-vib,tarabuka, Ozren Depolo-as, Miljenko Prohaska-b, Silvije Glojnaric-ds, Art Farmer-flh
5. GUSTAV BROOM BAND / Soloists: Josef Blaha-oboa, Zdenek Novak-ts (and others)
6. THE BIG BAND OF RTV ZAGREB: Miljenko Prohaska - conductor; Frano Karlovic, Stanko Brichta, Ladislav Fidri (solo), Marijan Domic, Stipica Kalodjera - trumpets; Ivan Keleman (solo), Hrvoje Brajer, Ante Opasic, Vladimir Sucic - trombones; Marijan Scukanec, Bojan Hohnjec - alto sax; Ozren Depolo - soprano sax (solo), alto sax, tenor sax; Boris Franciskovic - tenor sax; Maks Johan - bariton sax; Zlatko Dvorzak - piano; Kresimir Remeta - bass; Silvije Glojnaric - drums; Bosko Petrovic - vibraphone (solo); Damir Dicic - guitar
7. THE SWINGLE SINGERS
8. SADAO WATANABE QUARTET / Sadao Watanabe-as, Yoshiaki Masuo-g, Yoshio Suzuki-b, Hiro Tsunuda-ds
9. KEN BURTON, voc + MONTY SUNSHINE BAND
10. MLADI LEVI / Soloists: Petar Ugrin-tp, Jernej Podboj-ts (and others)
11. BOBBY HUTCHERSON-HAROLD LAND QUINTET / Bobby Hutcherson-vib, Harold Land-ts, Hal Galper-p, Regianal Johnson-b, Joe Chambers-ds 
RECORDED Recorded live on International Jazz Festival "Ljubljana 1970", Krizanke 4/6.June,1970.
Guitar WorkShop

LP: TEICHIKU JUP-5; UNION UPS 2015-J

Side A:
1. Apple (music by Hiromasa Suzuki)
 Kiyoshi Sugimoto (g)
 Yoshio Ikeda (b)
 Kazuyoshi Okayama (ds)
2. Lonesome Baloon (music by Ryo Kawasaki)
 Ryo Kawasaki (g)
 Kimio Koizumi (b)
 Hiroshi Murakami (ds)
3. Soft Sadness (music by Yoshiaki Masuo)
 Yoshiaki Masuo (g)
 Yoshio Suzuki (b)
 Fumio Watanabe (ds)
4. Mass Projection (music by Masayuki Takayanagi)
by Masayuki Takayanagi and New Directions:
 Masayuki Takayanagi (g)
 Motoharu Yoshizawa (b, etc)
 Yoshizaburo Toyozumi (ds)
Side B:
1. Young Blood (music by Masabumi Kikuchi)
2. Resistance to the Enka (music by Kouzaburou Yamaki)
 Masayuki Takayanagi (g)
 Kiyoshi Sugimoto (g)
 Yoshiaki Masuo (g)
 Ryo Kawasaki (g)
 Yoshio Ikeda (b)
 Hiroshi Murakami (ds)

Recorded on Jan. 17 and Feb 2, 1970
The Natural Sound of Jazz

Single:YM-1003
Not for sale. Demo record included with the Yamaha NS (Natural Sound ) speaker

Side 1:
1. Take Five (Paul Desmond)
Takeshi Inomata, West Liners

2. Mas Que Nada (Jorge Bln)
Tokyo Cuban Boys

Side 2:
1. Here There and Everywhere
Sadao Watanabe Quartet
Takeshi Inomata and  West Liners

Tokyo Cuban Boys

Sadao Watanabe Quartet: Sadao Watanabe, Yoshiaki Masuo, Yoshio Suzuki ?, Fumio Watanabe ?

Recorded in year ??  Distributed in ??
All Japan Jazz Festival '69 Swing Journal All Stars '69

LP: Nippon Columbia PSS-10005〜6
Side 1:
1. Circus
Terumasa Hino Quintet

2. The Shadow of your Smile
Mieko Hirota + Herumasa Hino Quintet

Side 2:
1. Pastoral
Sadao Watanabe Quartet

2. Sea View
George Ohtsuka Trio
Side 3
1. S. J. Stomp
Swing Journal All Stars '69

2.Castle Cats
Masahiko Togashi + Hiroshi Suzuki Quintet

Side 4:
1. Sabushi
Nobuo Hara's Sharps and Flats

2. Spring, Spring, Spring is Here
Yoshiaki Takei (vo) + Nobuo Hara's Sharps and Flats

3. Take the A Train
Swing Journal All Stars + Nobuo Hara's Sharps and Flats

Solo Order: Sadao Watanabe (as), Kiyohiro Mune??(tb), Eiji Kitamura (cl), Terumasa Hino(tp), Tetsuo Fushsimi (tp), Teruyuki Fukushima (tp), Hidehiko Matsumoto (ts), Yoshiaki Masuo(g), Hiroshi Suzuki (tb), George Ohtsuka (ds), Yoshio Nakamura (ds)

1969?05?24
1969?12?25
All Japan Full Band Festival '68

LP: Nippon Columbia PSS-10003〜4
CD: COCS-7684 (vol1) COCS-7685(vol2) (July, 1991)
Vol 1 (COCS-7684)
1. One o'clock jump (arr by Kiyoshi Yamaya)
2. Tumblin' tambourine (comp, arr by Norio Maeda)
3. Sunny
4. Polka dots and moonbeams
5. El boogaloo
6. La Macarena
7. Taste of the town (comp, arr by Norio Maeda comp, arr)
8. Mari
9. What now my love
10. Trumpet cha cha cha
11. Taboo
12. La Malaguena

Vol 2 (COCS-7685)

1. Things ain't what they used to be
2. Blues for Basie
3. When I look in your eyes
4. The sweetest sounds
5. Malaguena
6. Jogashima no ame
7. Coagulation
8. Peanuts Seller ??
9. Strike up the band
[Personnel]
Vol 1
1-2: Nobuo Hara's Sharps and Flats
3-4: Mitsuru Ono and the Swing Beavers
5-6: Smiley Ohara and his Skyliners
7: All Japan All Stars
8-9: Keiichiro Ebihara and His Lobsters
10-12: Arima Toru Noche Cubana

Vol 2
1-2:Toshio Mori & Blue Coats
3-4: Naoya Omata ?? and his Driving Men
5: Charlie Ishiguro and Tokyo Panchos ??
6: Fumio Matsumoto and Music Makers
7: All Japan All Stars
8: Misa Noateru ?? and Tokyo Cuban Boys
9: Tokyo Cuban Boys + Sharps and Flats


Masuo plays with All Japan All Sstars

Recorded live at Shinjuku Kosei Nenkin Hall on Sep 10 (vol. 1) and Sep 13 (vol. 2) in 1968
All Japan Jazz Festival '68

LP:Nippon Columbia PSS-10001〜2
Vol 1
Side A
:
1. On Time Machine Played
Gerge Ohtsuka Trio

2. Trust Me Now
Hino-Kikuchi All Stars

3. Gary's Tune
Nobuo Hara's Sharps & Flats -- Nobuo Hara, Kazunori Taniguchi (ts), Hajime Maekawa, Kouji Suzuki(as), Nobuyuki Morikawa(bs), Shuzo Morikawa, Teruyuki Fukushima, Kunitoshi Shinohara, Hiroshi Sanami (tp), Tadao Taniyama, Hiroshi Suzuki, Tomoaki Hashidume, Haruio Ochi (tb), Toshihiko Ogawa (p), Yoshiaki Masuo (g), Hiroshi Takeuchi (b), Yoshio Nakamura (ds), Ssadao Watanabe (comp,arr)

Side B:
1. Wednesday Night Player's Meeting
Nobuo Hara's Sharps & Flats, Masao Yagi (arr)

2. Spanish Lady
Nobuo Hara's Sharps & Flats, Norio Maeda (arr)

3. Forest Flower
Nobuo Hara and Sharps & Flats, Norio Maeda (arr)
Vol 2
Side C:

1. Oleo
The Saxophone Workshop

2. Respect
Mieko Hirota (vo) + Nobuo Hara's Sharps & Flats
Kouzaburo Yamamoto (arr)


3. Six Steps
Houzan Yamamoto(Shakuhachi) + Nobuo Hara's Sharps & Flats

4. Jada
Swing Journal All Stars featuring Kazuo Yashiro (p)

Side D:

1. Cherokee
Swing Journal All Stars featuring Hidehiko Matsumoto (ts)

2. Beautiful Love

Swing Journal All Stars featuring Shungo Sawada (g)

3. Solitude

Swing Journal All Stars featuring Yoshiaki Takei (vo)

4. But Not For Me
Swing Journal All Stars featuring Eiji Kitamura (cl)

5. Watermelon Man
All of the personnel
Swing Journal All Stars '68

LP: TAKT JAZZ-3003
Side A:
1.The Fox Doesn't Trot (Sadao Watanabe)
Ssadao Watanabe Quartet -- Sadao Watanabe(as,fl), Yoshiaki Masuo (g), Fumio Watanabe (ds), Shizuo Hashimoto (b)
Recorded on May 21, 1968, at Teichiku Kaikan Studio

2.The Time Machine (H.Ichikawa)
Gerge Ohtsuka Trio (George Ohtsuka (ds), Hideo Ichikawa(p), Masaoki Terakawa (b)) and Hidehiko Matsumoto(ts)
Recorded on May 15, 1968, at Teichiku Kaikan Studio

3.The Lady Is A Tramp (L.Hart, R.Rodgers)
Yoshiaki Takei (vo), Kazuo Yashiro (p), Shungo Sawada (g), Masanaga Harada (b), Takeshi Inomata (ds)
Recorded on May 16, 1968, at Teichiku Kaikan Studio
Side B:
1. Drive Guide (Norio Maeda)
Nobuo Hara's Sharps & Flats, Norio Maeda (cond)
Recorded on May 28, 1968, at Koujimachi  Studio

2. 350 Trip (Sadao Watanabe)
Sadao Watanabesss(as), Terumasa Hino (tp), Hiroshi Suzuki (tb), Maabumi Kikuchi (p), Kunimitsu Inaba (b), Masahiko Togasih (ds)
Recorded on May 21, 1968, at Teichiku Kaikan Studio

3. Sam Sack (M.Jackson)
Kazuo Yashiro (p), Eiji Kitamura (cl), Seiji Hiraoka (vib), Shungo Sawada (g), Masanaga Harada (b), Takeshi Inomata (ds)
Recorded on May 16, 1968, at Teichiku Kaikan Studio

 

(We'd appreciate any correction or addition to this discography.)

Thanks for information to The Sadao Club and ANALOG70-san.

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