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Kaoru Abe

19770916@Ayler, Sapporo

Label: Doubtmusic

Format: CD

Genre: Jazz

In stock


Doubtmusic has discovered a previously unreleased Kaoru Abe alto saxophone solo improvisation! This CD features a complete 30 minutes performance held in summer 1977 at a jazz cafe in Sapporo which was called "Ayler" and no longer exists since long time. We no longer talk about Abe's voice ranging by ready-made musical concept. Even his silence has persuasiveness. His voice has an ubiquity which transcend new or old musical trends. We would like young music fans who have never heard of Kaoru Abe to listen to it. You will feel musical "something" you never notice.

Recorded on 16 September, 1977 at Ayler, Sapporo (recorded material provided by Mariko Nara).
Mastering by Tsutomu Suto, cover designed by Satoshi Suzuki.
Linernotes by Takayuki Hashimoto.
English linernotes translated by Cathy Fisheman.

Cat. number: dmh-171
Year: 2020
Previously unreleased recording of a solo performance at Ayler, Sapporo on September 16, 1977.