Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Elegy
9:11
2 Memory
10:20
3 Kogun
6:47
4 American Ballad
5:47
5 Henpecked Old Man
9:10
6 Long Yellow Road
6:30
7 The First Night
4:55
8 Opus No. Zero
10:11
9 Quadrille, Anyone?
6:24
10 Children in the Temple Ground
5:28
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Since Perry / Yet Another Tear
8:58
2 Road Time Shuffle
6:27
3 Tales of a Courtesan (Oirantan)
9:12
4 Strive for Jive
7:49
5 I Ain't Gonna Ask No More
6:09
6 Interlude
4:15
7 Village
11:09
8 Studio J
6:06
9 Transcience
4:37
10 Sumi-E
7:52
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Minamata
21:39
2 March of the Tadpoles
6:58
3 Mobile
5:25
4 Deracinated Flower
8:20
5 Yellow Is Mellow
8:59
6 Notorious Tourist From East
7:35

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Stu Blumberg (tracks 7–8, 10)
John Madrid (tracks 1–6)
Lynn Nicholson (track 9)
Mike Price (jazz trumpeter) (tracks 1–10)
Don Rader (tracks 1–10)
Bobby Shew (tracks 7–10)
woodwind:
Gary Foster (tracks 1–7, 9–10)
Bill Perkins (jazz saxophonist) (tracks 1–10)
Tom Peterson (plays woodwinds) (tracks 1–10)
Joe Roccisano (track 8)
Dick Spencer (tracks 1–10)
Lew Tabackin (tracks 1–10)
drums:
Peter Donald (tracks 1–7, 9–10)
Chuck Flores (track 8)
bass:
Gene Cherico (tracks 1–10)
brass:
Bobby Shew (tracks 1–6)
piano:
穐吉敏子 (tracks 1–10)
bass trombone:
Phil Teele (tracks 1–6)
trombone:
Charles Loper (tracks 1–10)
Bruce Paulson (tracks 7–10)
Jim Sawyer (tracks 1–6)
Phil Teele (tracks 7–10)
Britt Woodman (tracks 1–10)
producer:
穐吉敏子 (tracks 1–6)
Hiroshi Isaka (tracks 1–10)
recording engineer:
James Mooney (1974-04-03 – 1974-04-04) (tracks 1–6)
James Mooney (1975-02-28 – 1975-03-04) (tracks 7–10)
vocals:
Scott Elsworth (tracks 1–6)
Tokuko Kaga (track 10)
recorded at:
Sage and Sound Recording in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1974-04-03 – 1974-04-04) (tracks 1–6)
Sage and Sound Recording in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1975-02-28 – 1975-03-04) (tracks 7–10)

CD 2

clarinet, flute and tenor saxophone:
Tom Peterson (plays woodwinds) (tracks 3–4, 6)
trumpet:
Richard Cooper (trumpet) (tracks 3–4, 6, 8–10)
Steven Huffstetter (tracks 3–4, 6, 8–10)
Lynn Nicholson (track 1)
Mike Price (trumpet) (tracks 3–4, 6)
Mike Price (jazz trumpeter) (tracks 1, 8–10)
Don Rader (track 1)
Bobby Shew (tracks 1, 3–4, 6, 8–10)
woodwind:
Gary Foster (track 1)
Bill Perkins (jazz saxophonist) (track 1)
Tom Peterson (plays woodwinds) (track 1)
Dick Spencer (track 1)
Lew Tabackin (tracks 1, 8–10)
drums:
Peter Donald (tracks 3–4, 6, 8–10)
Chuck Flores (track 1)
flute and tenor saxophone:
Lew Tabackin (tracks 3–4, 6)
bass:
Don Baldwin (tracks 3–4, 6, 8–10)
Gene Cherico (track 1)
alto saxophone:
Gary Foster (tracks 8–10)
Dick Spencer (tracks 8–10)
alto saxophone, clarinet and flute:
Dick Spencer (tracks 3–4, 6)
saxophone:
Gary Foster (tracks 3–4, 6)
piano:
穐吉敏子 (tracks 1, 3–4, 6, 8–10)
baritone saxophone:
Bill Perkins (jazz saxophonist) (tracks 8–10)
baritone saxophone, bass clarinet and flute:
Bill Perkins (jazz saxophonist) (tracks 3–4, 6)
bass trombone:
Phil Teele (tracks 3–4, 6)
tenor saxophone:
Tom Peterson (plays woodwinds) (tracks 8–10)
trombone:
Charles Loper (tracks 1, 3–4, 6, 8–10)
Bruce Paulson (track 1)
Bill Reichenbach, Jr. (jazz trombonist) (tracks 3, 6, 8–10)
Jim Sawyer (track 4)
Phil Teele (tracks 1, 8–10)
Britt Woodman (tracks 1, 3–4, 6, 8–10)
performer:
Hiromitsu Katada (track 10)
producer:
Hiroshi Isaka (tracks 1, 8–10)
recording engineer:
James Mooney (1975-02-28 – 1975-03-04) (track 1)
Grover Helsley (1976-06-22 – 1976-06-24) (tracks 8–10)
recorded at:
Sage and Sound Recording in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1975-02-28 – 1975-03-04) (track 1)
RCA Studio A (Hollywood) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1976-06-22 – 1976-06-24) (tracks 8–10)

CD 3

trumpet:
Richard Cooper (trumpet) (tracks 2–6)
Jerry Hey (track 1)
Steve Huffsteter (track 1)
Steven Huffstetter (tracks 2–6)
Mike Price (trumpet) (tracks 2–6)
Mike Price (jazz trumpeter) (track 1)
Bobby Shew (tracks 1–6)
woodwind:
Lew Tabackin (tracks 1–6)
drums:
Peter Donald (tracks 1–6)
bass:
Don Baldwin (tracks 1–6)
alto saxophone:
Gary Foster (tracks 1–6)
Dick Spencer (tracks 1–6)
kotsuzumi:
Hayao Uzawa (track 1)
piano:
穐吉敏子 (tracks 1–6)
baritone saxophone:
Bill Perkins (jazz saxophonist) (tracks 1–6)
tenor saxophone:
Tom Peterson (plays woodwinds) (tracks 1–6)
trombone:
Rick Culver (tracks 2–6)
Charles Loper (tracks 1–6)
Bill Reichenbach, Jr. (jazz trombonist) (tracks 1–6)
Phil Teele (tracks 1–6)
Britt Woodman (track 1)
engineer:
内沼映二 (track 1)
performer:
Tadao Kamei (track 1)
Hisao Kanze (track 1)
producer:
Hiroshi Isaka (tracks 1–6)
recording engineer:
Grover Helsley (1976-06-22 – 1976-06-24) (track 1)
Grover Helsley (1977-01-10 – 1977-01-11) (tracks 2–6)
vocals:
Michiru Mariano (track 1)
recorded at:
RCA Studio A (Hollywood) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1976-06-22 – 1976-06-24) (track 1)
RCA Studio A (Hollywood) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1977-01-10 – 1977-01-11) (tracks 2–6)