Label: Three Blind Mice - TBM-18 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo 180g • Country: Japan • Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul • Style: Fusion
Download Umma Be Me - Teruo Nakamura - Unicorn

Unicorn was bassist Teruo Nakamura 's first date as a leader. He'd done a lot of hardscrabble work before when he landed the gig as bassist in Roy Haynes ' fine group of the time. During that year he formed a band with Steve Grossman and Lenny Whitewho both appear here.

This is an interesting date because it is equally divided between very electric fusion tracks and more modal acoustic numbers. Grossman plays on all but one cut; White appears on three.

Nakamura plays acoustic upright bass on four tracks and electric on two others. The music is very much of its time, and though it is a session players gig, with rotating lineups, there is plenty of fire here. Hitomi - Love Angel had already done his stint with Miles Davis and is in fine form on soprano especially on the opening title cutand tenor on John Coltrane 's "Some Other Blues.

Nakamurafor his part, is more than an able bassist; he leads by Oasi In Città - Righeira - Référence 80 the rhythm and not standing out as a soloist.

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