Free Jazz in Japan by Soejima

Soejima Teruto book (english) “Free Jazz in Japan”  Public Bath

21 x 15,5 cm , 365 pages

 Jazz in Japan: A Personal History by Soejima Teruto

Soejima Teruto was a film critic and jazz fan who moved from the front row to backstage in the 1960s and continued to support progressive jazz for the next forty years as promoter, label owner, critic, filmmaker, tour organizer, and more. He was present at and integral to the free jazz scene and his memoir has all of the info. All new photos not in the original Japanese edition ! Introduction by Otomo Yoshihide.

$25

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Kan Mikami book + CD “A life in Folk” Public Bath Press

21 x 15 cm, 311 pages

$29

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Dokkiri ! Japanese Indies Music 1976-1989 – A History & Guide

Kato David Hopkins – Public Bath Press

21 x 15 cm , 298 pages with coloured pictures, reproductions

$25

Dokkiri book

Takashi Goda Book + CD “Japanese underground  Music in the late 70s & 80s” Loft books  $35

All written in japanese but has a few pictures, more than 400 pages. CD is really interesting since there’s some 18 tracks  with Tori Kudo, High Rise, Gap, Takafumi Sato (Pinakotheca label founder) A-Musik, Inryo Fuen…Heavy , only a very few !

$38

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Gaseneta Wasteland book by Osato Toshiharu  Public Bath Press

Nice english version translated by Kato David Hopkins, 15 x 21 cm, 165 page

very simple, direct, nice to catch the atmosphere of the late 70’s years

$18 copies comes with one bended corner

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