Tranzam – Funky Steps

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This album by Tranzam, originally released in Japan in 1974 on Nippon Columbia, features covers of classical music on a super tight and sharp groove, with an intense and heavy horn section, led by legendary saxophone player Takeru Muraoka. This masterpiece of Japanese rare groove is a must-have for all Wamono and WaJazz fans!

Track listing:
A1. Dance Ritual Of Fire From Love, The Magician (Falla)
A2. Largo From Mandolin Concerto (Vivaldi)
A3. Dream Of Love (Liszt)
B1. Morning From Peer Gynt Suite No.1 (Grieg)
B2. Andante From Pathetic Symphony (Tchaikovsky)
B3. Moderato From Piano Concerto No.2 (Rachmaninov)

Hideki Ishima – (guitar)
Nobuhiko Shinohara – (keyboards)
Tome Kitagawa – (percussion)
Tsugutoshi Goto – (bass)
Ken Muraoka – (fl, ts, ss)
Koji Hatori, Kenichi Sano – (tp)
Eiji Arai – (tb)


Label: Nippon Columbia
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Promo
Country: Japan
Released: 1974
Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul, Classical