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3 stars I've found that there's such a way of approach in the music land. On this point, Geta Haite Konakucha is an interesting work.

Forgive me but I love Akira Sakata's flexible and cleverly crazy saxophone. Listening to one of his albums in his Yosuke Yamash'ta Trio, his improvisatory saxophone aggressively blowing here and there could punch, kick, and knock me completely out. I'm always amazed Akira's play should be as powerful and active as Yosuke's playing piano. Indeed I had very little intention of meeting his aggressive play in Geta Haite Konakucha, but as honestly I say, I was slightly disappointed in this work I could hardly get his fresh kicks. It is not too much to say this album was made by Shigenori Kamiya, a genius synthesizer player, and Mishio Ogawa, a funky female vocalist. I do guess Akira was a supervisor for them, and this supervising was one of his wants in those days (for a good Brother?). A bit exciting thing for me is I can get his hard body-blows in the second track Chic Tac. Wow, THIS VIOLENT SAXOPHONE...Akira's soul! But only here...

However, in fact for him there was no problem about it. On Wha-ha-ha Radio Theatre in the latter half of the album, Akira and Mishio can make a fight with avant-discussing together. I'm sure Akira should be a serious man for music and his play...sometimes he might be so tired from seriously playing out of breath. Oh, yes...this seems to be his leasure or day-off. Of course, people do need a rest in life...he might take it with his musical style. What a serious man! Please give a response with WHA-HA-HA laughing to his seriousness for the music scene!

And another great point is Shigenori's synthesizer sounds should be very wonderful over the whole work. Geta Haite Konakucha is, I consider, one of great avant-techno albums in Japan.

DamoXt7942 | 3/5 |


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