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Masayuki Takayanagi and New Direction Unit

Live at Moers Festival

(Think! Records, THCD-235) (Japan) (CD)

  1. Bohimei (14:49)
  2. Resistance 1 (11:47)
  3. Mass Hysterism (15:29)
  4. Subconscious Lee (4:29)

Composed by Masayuki Takayanagi (1-3) and Lee Konitz (4)

Masayuki Takayanagi and New Direction Unit
Masayuki Takayanagi: electric guitar, gut guitar
Kenji Mori: alto saxophone, flute, alto flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, shinobue
Akira Iijima: electric guitar, gut guitar
Nobuyoshi Ino: cello
Hiroshi Yamazaki: drums, percussion

Produced by Takeshi Fujii and Burkhard Hennen
Recorded live by Manfred Hill and Hans Schlosser at Moers New Jazz Festival, Moers, West Germany, May 26, 1980
Art direction by Tsutomu Nishizawa
Photos by Hozumi Nakadaira
Includes Japanese liner notes by Kazutomi Aoki and Masayuki Takayanagi

Released in August 2013
Originally released in 1980 as an LP on Three Blind Mice (TBM-5023)