716043195626

Beyond Nostalgia

Akiko Tsuruga

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Format: CD

Cat No: SCCD31956

Release Date:  19 January 2024

Label:  SteepleChase

Packaging Type:  Jewel Case

No of Units:  1

Barcode:  716043195626

Genres:  Jazz  Contemporary  

  • Description

    Another SteepleChase debut album here by Japanese-born B-3 organist Akiko Tsuruga who hails from Osaka, Japan's second largest city brimming with vitality and keen sense of good life. With her working group including husband trumpeter Joe Magnarelli Akiko leaps out with electrifying energy and at the same time displays her knack for elegant phrasing.

    "Tsuruga wraps her own personality around our expectations, bringing out signature ideals of her instrument." - Dan Bilawsky, All About Jazz

    Akiko Tsuruga: B3 Hammond organ
    Joe Magnarelli: trumpet
    Jerry Weldon: tenor saxophone
    Byron Landham: drums
    Ed Cherry: guitar
    Recorded February 2023

  • Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. Tiger
      • 2. Happy Blues
      • 3. Middle of Somewhere
      • 4. Back Track
      • 5. I'll Close My Eyes
      • 6. Beyond Nostalgia
      • 7. Mack the Knife
      • 8. Dancing Cats
      • 9. What a Diff'rence a Day Makes