17/02/2017

Yutaka "Yutaka" (1988) -Smooth Jazz-



Label : GRP Records


01 - Colors Of The Wind (Yutaka Yokorura)
02 - Warm And Sunny Sunday Morning (Yutaka Yokorura & Dan Kuramoto)
03 - Peach Blossom Spring (Yutaka Yokorura & Oscar Castro-Neves)
04 - Dreamland (Yutaka Yokorura & Bunny Hull)
05 - Akatombo / Red Dragonfly (Misao Miki & Kosalu Yamada)
06 - Night Wave (Yutaka Yokorura)
07 - Living Inside Of Your Love (Yutaka Yokorura & Bunny Hull)
08 - The Shadows (Yutaka Yokorura & Don Grusin)
09 - Outdoor Life (Don Grusin)
10 - Aurora (Yutaka Yokorura)
11 - Reflections (Don Grusin)


Produced by Yutaka Yokokura & Don Grusin
Arranged & Conducted by Yutaka Yokokura
Executive Producers : Dave Grusin & Larry Rosen
Recorded by Geoff Gillette & Yutaka Yokokura at Monterey Studios, Glendale, CA ; Oceanway Studios, Hollywood, CA ; Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA & Double 'Y' Studios, Alhambra, CA
Assisted by Greg Scott, Bob Macias, David Glover & Steve Holriyd
Digitally Mixed by Don Murray at Capitol Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA
Assisted by Leslie Ann Jones
Mastered by Wally Traugott
Digital Editing at CMS, Pasadena, CA


01 - Colors Of The Wind

Yutaka Yokokura : Keyboards & Koto
Carlos Vega : Drums
Freddie Washington : Bass
Luis Conte : Percussion
Carlos Rios : Guitar

02 - Warm And Sunny Sunday Morning

Yutaka Yokokura : Rhodes Piano, Keyboards, Koto & Lead vocals
Pauline Wilson : Lead vocals
Gracinha Leporace : Background vocals
Carlos Vega : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Oscar Castro-Neves : Acoustic Guitar & Cavaquinho
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Sid Sharp : Concertmaster

03 - Peach Blossom Spring

Yutaka Yokokura : Keyboards, Koto & Percussion
Carlos Vega : Drums
Freddie Washington : Bass
Kazu Matsui : Shakuhachi

04 - Dreamland

Yutaka Yokokura : Keyboards, Koto, Lead & Background vocals
Bunny Hull : Background vocals
John 'JR' Robinson : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Gary Grant & Larry Hall Trumpets
Gary Herbig & Kim Hutchcroft : Alto & Tenor Saxes
Bill Reichenbach : Trombone
Sid Sharp : Concertmaster

05 - Akatombo / Red Dragonfly

Yutaka Yokokura : Acoustic Piano & Keyboards

06 - Night Wave

Yutaka Yokokura : Rhodes Piano, Keyboards, Koto & Percussion
Vinnie Colaiuta : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Kazu Matsui : Shakuhachi
Gary Grant & Larry Hall Trumpets
Gary Herbig & Kim Hutchcroft : Alto & Tenor Saxes
Bill Reichenbach : Trombone
Gale Robinson, Alan Robinson & Gene Sherry : French Horns
Sid Sharp : Concertmaster

07 - Living Inside Of Your Love

Yutaka Yokokura : Keyboards, Koto & Background vocals
Pauline Wilson : Lead vocals
Bunny Hull : Background vocals
John 'JR' Robinson : Drums
Nathan East : Bass
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Gary Grant & Larry Hall : Trumpets
Gary Herbig & Kim Hutchcroft : Alto & Tenor Saxes
Bill Reichenbach : Trombone

08 - The Shadows

Yutaka Yokokura : Keyboards & Koto
Vinnie Colaiuta : Drums
Jimmy Johnson : Bass
Tim Weston : Guitar

09 - Outdoor Life

Yutaka Yokokura : Koto
Don Grusin : Keyboards
Vinnie Colaiuta : Drums
Jimmy Johnson : Bass
Tim Weston : Guitar

10 - Aurora

Yutaka Yokokura : Keyboards & Koto
Carlos Rios : Guitar
Luis Conte & Everaldo Ferreira : Percussion

11 - Reflections

Yutaka Yokokura : Acoustic Piano, Keyboards & Koto
Jeff Fair : Synthesizer Programming