Makoto Kubota & The Sunset Gang

Dixie Fever (Limited Edition) (4526180566496)

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1977

Dixie Fever (Limited Edition)

Makoto Kubota & The Sunset Gang

We Want Sounds

4526180566496

LPS 166216

4526180566496

JAZZ

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LP 24,78 €

Imagine an album of New Orleans roots, recorded in Hawaii by a Japanese group in the 70s – and that will give you a pretty clear picture of the unique vibe of this third album by Makoto Kubota and his Sunset Gang! The record is a nice refinement of the sound that the group was going for on previous records – maybe a bit more umph in the presentation, and certainly more confidence in the lyrics – mostly acoustic instrumentation, used in ways that also recall some of the evolving roots sound on the California scene during the 70s.

PERSONNEL:

  • THE GANG:
  • Makoto Kubota - lead vocals, guitar
  • Kenny Inoue - lead guitar, vocals
  • Yosuke Fujita - slide guitar, mandolin, vocals
  • Takashi Onzo - bass, organ, vocals
  • GUEST PLAYERS:
  • Ronnie Barron - piano, organ
  • Tatsuo Hayashi - drums
  • Motoya Hamaguchi - precussion
  • Harry Hosono - string ensemble, musser
  • Dennis Graue - piano
  • Rachell N.Cypriano - vocals
  • Sandi A.Hohn - vocals
  • Roger Bailey - tenor sax
  • Bob Cabral - tenor sax

Recorded in Hawaii, Honolulu, Seprember 1976

TRACKS:

  • SIDE A
  • A1. Dixie Fever
  • A2. Wild About My Lovin'
  • A3. Rakuda Blues (Camel Blues)
  • A4. Heart no Melody
  • A5. Hoshikuzu (Stardust)
  • SIDE B
  • B1. Chinatown Blues
  • B2. Captain Banana
  • B3. When I Was a Cowboy
  • B4. Hitotu Dake Hikaru Mono