Improvised Music from Japan / Discography

Yoichi Murata

Solid Brass

(puff up labels/puf-6) (CD)


  1. Mizutani
  2. Landscape
  3. 10 Feet Hight
  4. Prodigal Son
  5. After Image
  6. Ska
  7. Night & Day
  8. Well You Needn't
  9. Caravan
  10. Chealsea Bridge
  11. Smoke & Cloud
  12. Jazz Men

Yoichi Murata: trombone (1-12)
Eric Miyagi: trumpet (1-4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12)
Tomonao Hara: trumpet (8, 9)
Masahiko Sugasaka: trumpet (2-4, 6, 10-12)
Masato Honda: alto sax (2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12), soprano sax (4, 10), flute (4, 5) and clarinet (2)
Masakuni Takeno: tenor sax (2-4, 6, 8-12)
Takuo Yamamoto: baritone sax (1-4, 6, 8-12), tenor sax (1), clarinet (1) and bass clarinet (1)
Takero Sekizima: tuba (2-4, 6, 8-12)
Kiyoshi Satoh: tuba (4, 5)
Shuichi “Ponta” Murakami: drums (2, 3, 8, 9)
Jun Aoyama: drums (4-6, 11, 12) and handclap (8)
Kiyohiko Semba: percussion and handclap (8)
Yoshihide Otomo: turnbable and handmade-guitar (8)
Yuji Toriyama: guitar (4)
Yohko Kanno: piano (5)

Recorded at Nikkatsu Studio Center on March 5, 12, 19, 26 and April 17, 1991
Recorded and mixed by Yuhki Mizutani
Produced by Yoichi Murata
Co-produced by Satoru Fujii
Design by Tomoko Takemura
Photography by Masashi Kuwamoto

Released 1991