17/07/2016

Kimiko Kasai "New Pastel" (1984) -Japanese City-Pop / Westcoast Pop



Label : CBS/Sony Inc.


01 - Give Me Your Heart Tonight (Franne Golde & Peter Ivers)
02 - Chameleon (Pamela Barlow & Brian Mann)
03 - Alfie (Hal David & Burt Bacharach)
04 - You Take My Breath Away (Nigel Stock)
05 - It's Not The First Time (Paul Gordon & Jay Gruska)
06 - You'll Never Know (Giuliano Salerni & Phil Hurtt)
07 - So In Love (Nigel Stock)
08 - Lullaby Of L.A. (Richard Rudolph & Kimiko Kasai)
09 - Louisiana Sunday Afternoon (Franne Golde & Peter Ivers)
10 - I Will Wait For You (Jacque Demy, Norman Gimbel & Michel Legrand)


Producer : Yasonachi Itoh
Recording & Mixing Engineer : Yoshihiro Suzuki
Assistant Engineer : Takashige Tsukuma
Product Coordinators : Akira Yada, Moon Bird Co., CA ; Takeo Suzuki, Assoland International Corp., CA & Koinuma Music, Co., Ltd. Tokyo
All Tracks Arranged by Masanori Sasaji, Mesar & Sons, Inc.
Recorded & Mixed at CBS/Sony Shinanomachi Studios, Tokio in August 1984


01 - Give Me Your Heart Tonight

Kimiko Kasai : Vocal
Masanori Sasaji : Acoustic Piano & Roland Jupiter-8 Synthesizer
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Nathan East : Bass
Ricky Lawson : Drums
Shin Kazuhara : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Hitoshi Yokoyama : Trumpet
Eiji Arai : Trombone
Sumio Okada : Bass Trombone
Jake Conception : Alto & Baritone Saxophones
Hisashi Yoshinaga : Tenor Saxophone
Eve : Background vocals

02 - Chameleon

Kimiko Kasai : Vocal
Masanori Sasaji : Acoustic Piano & Roland Jupiter-8 Synthesizer
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Nathan East : Bass
Ricky Lawson : Drums
Shin Kazuhara : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Toshio Araki : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Eiji Arai : Trombone
Sumio Okada : Bass Trombone
Jake Conception : Flute, Alto & Baritone Saxophones
Hisashi Yoshinaga : Flute & Tenor Saxophone

03 - Alfie

Kimiko Kasai : Vocal
Masanori Sasaji : Rhodes Piano, Linn Drum Emulator & Roland Jupiter-8 Synthesizer
Paul Jackson Jr. : Electric & Acoustic Guitars
Nathan East : Bass
Ricky Lawson : Drums
Shin Kazuhara : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Toshio Araki : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Eiji Arai : Trombone
Sumio Okada : Bass Trombone
Jake Conception : Flute, Alto & Baritone Saxophones
Emulator Programmed by Takayoshi Umeno
Linn Drum Set Up by Toshio Nakamura, N-Tosh

04 - You Take My Breath Away

Kimiko Kasai : Vocal
Masanori Sasaji : Linn Drum, Mini Moog, Roland Jupiter-8 & Emulator Synthesizers
Takayuki Hijikata : Guitar
Terumasa Hino : Cornet
Eve : Background vocals
Emulator Programmed by Takayoshi Umeno
Linn Drum Set Up by Toshio Nakamura, N-Tosh

05 - It's Not The First Time

Kimiko Kasai : Vocal
Masanori Sasaji : Rhodes Piano
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Nathan East : Bass
Ricky Lawson : Drums
Takeshi Itoh : Alto Saxophone
Shin Kazuhara : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Toshio Araki : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Eiji Arai : Trombone
Sumio Okada : Bass Trombone
Jake Conception : Alto, Tenor & Baritone Saxophones
Hisashi Yoshinaga : Alto & Tenor Saxophones
Eve : Background vocals

06 - You'll Never Know

Kimiko Kasai : Vocal
Masanori Sasaji : Rhodes Piano & Roland Jupiter-8 Synthesizer
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Nathan East : Bass, Roland GR-707 & GR-700 Guitar Synthesizers
Ricky Lawson : Drums
Shin Kazuhara : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Hitoshi Yokoyama : Trumpet
Eiji Arai : Trombone
Sumio Okada : Bass Trombone
Jake Conception : Flute, Alto, Tenor & Baritone Saxophones
Hisashi Yoshinaga : Flute, Alto & Tenor Saxophones
Eve : Background vocals

07 - So In Love

Kimiko Kasai : Vocal
Masanori Sasaji : Acoustic Piano, Mini Moog & Roland Jupiter-8 Synthesizer
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Nathan East : Bass
Ricky Lawson : Drums
Takayuki Hijikata : Guitar
Shin Kazuhara : Trumpet
Fumio Shiroyama : Trumpet
Eiji Arai : Trombone
Sumio Okada : Bass Trombone
Jake Conception : Alto & Baritone Saxophones
Hisashi Yoshinaga : Tenor Saxophone
Eve : Background vocals

08 - Lullaby Of L.A.

Kimiko Kasai : Vocal
Masanori Sasaji : Rhodes Piano, Emulator & Yamaha DX-7 Synthesizers
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Nathan East : Bass
Ricky Lawson : Drums
Shin Kazuhara : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Fumio Shiroyama : Trumpet
Eiji Arai : Trombone
Sumio Okada : Bass Trombone
Jake Conception : Flute, Alto & Baritone Saxophones
Hisashi Yoshinaga : Flute & Tenor Saxophone
Eve : Background vocals
Emulator Programmed by Takayoshi Umeno

09 - Louisiana Sunday Afternoon

Kimiko Kasai : Vocal
Masanori Sasaji : Rhodes Piano
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Nathan East : Bass
Ricky Lawson : Drums
Shin Kazuhara : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Toshio Araki : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Eiji Arai : Trombone
Sumio Okada : Bass Trombone
Jake Conception : Soprano, Alto, Tenor & Baritone Saxophones
Hisashi Yoshinaga : Soprano, Alto & Tenor Saxophones

10 - I Will Wait For You

Theme From "Les Parapluies de Cherbourg"
Kimiko Kasai : Vocal
Masanori Sasaji : Rhodes Piano, Roland Jupiter-8, Yamaha DX-7 & Mini Moog Synthesizers
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Nathan East : Bass
Ricky Lawson : Drums
Shin Kazuhara : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Toshio Araki : Trumpet
Eiji Arai : Trombone
Sumio Okada : Bass Trombone
Jake Conception : Alto, Tenor & Baritone Saxophones
Hisashi Yoshinaga : Alto & Tenor Saxophones