George Otsuka Quintet - Sea Breeze

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Le Tres Jazz Club present a reissue of George Otsuka Quintet's Sea Breeze, originally released in 1971. George Otsuka, sadly passed away in March 2020, was one of Japan's most renowned jazz drummers. After three records with the George Otsuka Trio in the late part of the '60s, Sea Breezewas released in 1971 on the Union label, his first record in quintet formation and a superb album which showcases the thrilling talent of this band. Included the brilliant jazz-funk track "Sea Breeze" and the astonishing cover of "Fool on the Hill". Personnel: George Otsuka - drums; Shunzo Ohno - trumpet, flugelhorn; Takao Uematsu - tenor sax, soprano sax; Takashi Mizuhashi - bass; Hideo Ichikawa - electric piano. Gatefold sleeve.