Ohta, Kanji

JZAZ Records, 2013CD
Instrument: Instrumental

Issue: 20.1

Jazz Ruler Type: Classic
O's Jazz Ruler

Performance: 3
Performance Chart

Sound: 3
Sound Chart

Score Chart

O’s Notes: Pianist Kanji Ohta’s Jazz Family includes Earl May (b), Jimmy Lovelace (d) with David Gilmore (conga, tap dance) appearing on 4 selections. This was a special concert planned to honor Toshiko Kiryu (p), Nabuko Kiryu (vocals) who were celebrating their 15th wedding anniversary in September 2002. The couple each performed on two selections. Guest artist Jimmy Heath adds tenor sax to five selections breathing warmth into a swinging set.


Publicist: Kari-On Productions