JIRO INAGAKI 90TH BIRTHDAY GOLD VINYL EDITION, releasing on Mr. Inagaki’s birthday: October 3rd, 2023.
The ultimate collection of music from Japanese legendary saxophone player Jiro Inagaki and his Soul Media band, covering their 1968-1980 golden age.
Gatefold 180g heavy double vinyl LP, Gold vinyl edition, reverse board print. Comes with extensive track-by-track liner notes by Yusuke Ogawa (Universounds), comments by Jiro Inagaki, and exclusive pics.
Includes an unreleased version of the track “Express” — first time on vinyl!
All tracks licensed by Nippon Columbia, Tokyo, Japan. Mastering and lacquer cut by Jukka Sarapää at Timmion Cutting Lab, Helsinki, Finland.
Artwork by Nker.
1. Jiro Inagaki & His Soul Media – Head Rock 04:23
2. Jiro Inagaki & Big Soul Media with Masahiko Satō – Sniper’s Snooze
3. Jiro Inagaki & His Soul Media with Yasushi Sawada – Inanome
4. Soul Media – Breeze
5. Jiro Inagaki & Soul Big Media - Freedom Jazz Dance
6. Jiro Inagaki & Big Soul Media with Hiromasa Suzuki – By The Red Stream
7. Jiro Inagaki & His Soul Media - Back Off Boogaloo
8. Jiro Inagaki & Soul Media – Theme
9. Jiro Inagaki & His Soul Media – Twenty One
10. Jiro Inagaki & Soul Media featuring Sammy – Wandering Birds
11. Jiro Inagaki & Soul Media - That’s How I Feel
12. Soul Media – Memory Lane
13. Jiro Inagaki & The All-Stars with Norio Maeda – Barock
14. Jiro Inagaki & Big Soul Media with Masahiko Satō – Guru
15. Soul Media – Painted Paradise
16. Jiro Inagaki & His Friends - Express (No SE Version)