Share on Facebook
JAZZ/DOWNTEMPO
JAZZ/DOWNTEMPO

East Plants 2LP

BBE
nr katalogowy BBE473ALP
dostępność: 48h

2LP 99,90  









OPAKOWANIEgatefold + obi strip and + a translation of the original liner notes
180g vinyl
BBE Music is proud to present the next instalment in the J Jazz Masterclass Series: ‘East Plants’ by Takeo Moriyama, one of Japan’s finest jazz drummers.

A genuine ‘under the radar’ album known only to a handful of Japanese jazz collectors, ‘East Plants’ is now available once more, reissued for the first time as a double 180g LP, with exact reproductions of the original artwork, obi strip and insert. It also comes with the original notes fully translated. ‘East Plants’ is also available as CD and digital formats. This reissue is fully endorsed by Takeo Moriyama himself.

Originally released in 1983 on the Japanese VAP label, ‘East Plants’ is an essential album in the J Jazz canon. It’s an album that distils several key characteristics of Moriyama’s music: clearly articulated and inventive rhythms, open yet orderly arrangements, and an accessible groove balanced with a graceful control.

‘East Plants’ features no piano, just percussion, bass and reeds. From the luxurious raga-like build of the album’s hypnotic title track and the fierce post-bop workout of ‘Fields’, to the stately modal track ‘Kaze’ ( as featured on the sell-out BBE compilation, ‘J Jazz: Deep Modern Jazz From Japan 1968-1984’), the album was, until now, a rarely acknowledged masterpiece. ‘East Plants’ shows Moriyama’s quintet at their most transcendent: delicate layers of percussion by Yoji Sadanari, a warm and pliant bass from Hideki Mochizuki, with colour and texture provided by the eloquent reed work of Shuichi Enomoto and Toshiko Inoue. And, overseeing it all, Moriyama’s discreet yet commanding drumming.

The BBE J Jazz Masterclass Series is curated by Tony Higgins and Mike Peden and is dedicated to presenting the very finest in Japanese jazz. The series will feature rare, long-lost and unreleased material presented in the highest quality reproductions of the original releases, fully licensed and authorised.


T R A C K L I S T A

A. East Plants 10:23
B1. Take 6:54
B2. Kagelou 1:39
C1. Kaze 5:13
C2. Fields 4:19
D. Tooku 8:20
JAZZ/DOWNTEMPO
JAZZ/DOWNTEMPO
TAKEO MORIYAMA

East Plants 2LP

2LP 99,90
BBE Music is proud to present the next instalment in the J Jazz Masterclass Series: ‘East Plants’ by Takeo Moriyama, one of Japan’s finest jazz drummers.
48 Godzin
JAZZ/DOWNTEMPO
JAZZ/DOWNTEMPO
STUFF COMBE

Stuff Combe 5 + Percussion LP

LP 107,90
First ever reissue of important Swiss jazz album Stuff Combe 5 + Percussion by Stuff Combe
48 Godzin
JAZZ/DOWNTEMPO
JAZZ/DOWNTEMPO
V/A

IF Music presents: You Need This - World Jazz Grooves (Compiled by Jean-Claude & Victor Kiswell) 3LP

3LP 99,90
As you might expect, this treasure trove of music contains a generous handful of obscure and brilliant musical gems, carefully mined from all corners of th ...
48 Godzin
JAZZ/DOWNTEMPO
JAZZ/DOWNTEMPO
CHARLES MINGUS

Jazz in Detroit / Strata Concert Gallery / 46 Selden 5LP BOX

5LP BOX 224,90
*BBE* present *Jazz in Detroit / Strata Concert Gallery / 46 Selden the incredible unreleased live session from Jazz Giant *Charles Mingus*.
48 Godzin
JAZZ/DOWNTEMPO
JAZZ/DOWNTEMPO
STUFF COMBE

Stuff Combe 5 + Percussion LP

LP 107,90
First ever reissue of important Swiss jazz album Stuff Combe 5 + Percussion by Stuff Combe
48 Godzin
JAZZ/DOWNTEMPO
JAZZ/DOWNTEMPO
V/A

IF Music presents: You Need This - World Jazz Grooves (Compiled by Jean-Claude & Victor Kiswell) 3LP

3LP 99,90
As you might expect, this treasure trove of music contains a generous handful of obscure and brilliant musical gems, carefully mined from all corners of th ...
48 Godzin
JAZZ/DOWNTEMPO
JAZZ/DOWNTEMPO
CHARLES MINGUS

Jazz in Detroit / Strata Concert Gallery / 46 Selden 5LP BOX

5LP BOX 224,90
*BBE* present *Jazz in Detroit / Strata Concert Gallery / 46 Selden the incredible unreleased live session from Jazz Giant *Charles Mingus*.
48 Godzin