Terumasa Hino Quintet ‎– Hi-Nology (1969)

Hi-Nology is an album by Japanese post-bop/free-jazz trumpeter Terumasa Hino, recorded live with a quintet featuring pianist Hiromasa Suzuki and drummer Motohiko Hino. The album was originally released in 1969 as part of Columbia Records’ Takt Jazz Series. Tracklist: A1. “Like Miles” (9:54) A2. “Electric Zoo” (12:30) B1. “Hi-Nology” (14:29) B2. “Dupe” (7:02) Credits: Terumasa […]

Hiromasa Suzuki

Hiromasa Suzuki — 鈴木宏昌 (May 26, 1940 — May 21, 2001) — was a Japanese jazz-rock pianist and composer who released a pair of albums on RCA in 1972 and 1973, followed by a string of titles on Toshiba and Columbia during the late 1970s. Discography: Dynamic Rock (1971 • Colgen Hiromasa Suzuki / The […]

The Freedom Unity

The Freedom Unity were a Japanese jazz-rock band that released the album Something on Liberty in 1970, followed by four albums on assorted labels in 1971, most notably the Victor release Down by the Naked City. Members: Akira Ishikawa (drums), Hiromasa Suzuki (electric piano), 鈴木弘 [Hiroshi Suzuki] (trombone), 稲葉国光 [Kunimitsu Inaba] (double bass), 村岡建 [Takeru […]

Akira Ishikawa & Count Buffalos ‎– Electrum (1970)

Electrum is the third album by Akira Ishikawa and the Count Buffalos, released in 1970 on Victor. Tracklist: A. “Electrum” (20:56) B1. “Revulsion” (7:36) B2. “ Speak Under My Breath” (5:37) B3. “The Eyebrow” (7:08) Credits 寺川正興 〈Masaoki Terakawa〉 — bass, electric bass Akira Ishikawa — drums Sugimoto Kiyoshi — electric guitar Hiromasa Suzuki — […]

Kimio Mizutani ‎– A Path Through Haze (1971)

A Path Through Haze is an album by Japanese jazz-rock/psych guitarist Kimio Mizutani, released in 1971 on Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “A Path Through Haze” (5:57) A2. “Sail in the Sky” (7:18) A3. “Turning Point” (3:46) A4. “Tell Me What You Saw” (4:54) B1. “One for Janis” (6:25) B2. “Sabbath Day’s Sable” (4:00) B3. “A Bottle […]