Best of TBM (Three Blind Mice) / Various
(180 Gram Vinyl, Boxed Set, 6PC)
Finally returning after a long and mysterious absence, Impex's repressing of the highly collectible Three Blind Mice 45 Box has been improved in almost every way: A full-cover box, newly rendered LP jackets with improved clarity and color, a deluxe four-color insert with session photos and brand new notes by noted radio personality and audiophile Tom Schnabel (Rhythm Planet / KCRW Los Angeles). Mastered by Tohru Kotetsu (Misty, Midnight Sugar) and Kevin Gray (Blow Up) and pressed at RTI, this limited edition set will live up to and surpass all of your most demanding judgments. Just another way Impex Records is redefining definitive. The Highly Anticipated, 180 Gram 45rpm Audiophile Vinyl Collector's Box Set containing three of the most sought-After titles from the acclaimed Three Blind Mice catalog; "Blow Up, " "Midnight Sugar, " and "Misty", Six discs in all! Isao Suzuki's Blow-Up is virtuosity and class all rolled up into one. A great combination of upbeat blues and mellow grooves! The album was awarded "Jazz of Japan" Award and the Jazz Disk Award of "Swing Journal" in 1973. Touring with the Micky Curtis Band, Tsuyoshi Yamamoto had the chance to explore several international experiences that he would later use on his 1974 album, Misty as he worked with his band in France, England and Switzerland. On "Midnight Sugar" the Tsuyoshi Yamamoto Trio plays two of Tsuyoshis own blues improvisations followed by jazz ballads hat became standards for the Trio. The combination of these titles is nothing but exceptional. The Yamamoto Trio's Midnight Sugar was recorded March 1, 1974 at Aoi Studio, Tokyo. It earned the Best Engineering Award and Jazz Disc Award of Swing Journal in 1974. It is Yamamotos unmistakable skill and his jazz feeling which adds that certain touch of liveliness and spontaneity and makes Midnight Sugar a unique experience. The Yamamoto Trio's Misty is a Stoned Cold Killer! AI Reference Material!!! Misty earned both the "Best Engineering" Award and Jazz.