After three records with the George Otsuka Trio in the late part of the 60’s, “Sea Breeze” was released in 1971 on the Union label, his first record in quintet formation and a superb album which showcases the thrilling talent of this band.
Included the brilliant jazz-funk track “Sea Breeze” and the astonishing cover of “Fool on the Hill”.
Drums – George Otsuka
Trumpet & Flugelhorn – Shunzo Ohno
Tenor Sax, Soprano Sax – Takao Uematsu
Bass : Takashi Mizuhashi
Electric piano : Hideo Ichikawa