Kazuo Yashiro – Side By Side (1974) [Japan 2012]
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 42:29 minutes | Scans included | 1,35 GB
or DSD64 Stereo (from SACD-ISO to Tracks.dsf) > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Scans included | 1,29 GB
or FLAC (carefully converted & encoded to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 909 MB
Born in Tokyo, Yashiro Kazuo was an acclaimed jazz pianist. He first came to prominence in the late 1950s when he joined vocalist Kiyoko Maruyama’s band, touring and making his first recorded appearance. In 1960, he was a member of Far East Coast Jazz, a band selected by the Swing Journal readers. In this group, he played alongside Akira Fukuhara, Akira Miyazawa, Hideto Kanai and Hideo Shiraki. Yashiro Kazuo then went on to play alongside Sadao Watanabe and Toshiyuki Miyama. He’s released a series of albums throughout the 1970s and 1980s, including Side By Side (1974).
02. Love Letters
03. The Things I Didn’t Do
04. Tea For Two
07. St. Thomas
08. Come Rain Or Come Shine
09. What’s New
10. Stella By Starlight
Recorded on February 20, 1974 at Aoyama Tower Hall, and on March 08, 1974 at Iino Hall.
Analog Ampex A440 B. DSD Remastered on November 1, 2000 – Studer 80 and dCs 904/954/92/972, King Sekiguchidai Studio.