IMPULSE label was found in 1960. Oh, 60 years anniversary!! (Actually it was planned sometime before, however, postponed to April 6th 2021 due to COVID 19.)
BLUE NOTE TOKYO coordinated its anniversary in the name of ASCENSION/ John Coltrane.
Then, the same 11 musicians were called and carefully went on preparing.
ASCENSION ———–Re: ASCENSION
John Coltrane (ts)——-Naruyoshi Kikuchi (ts)
John Tchicai (as)——–Kazutoki Umezu (as)
Marion Brown (as)—–-Kei Matsumaru (as)
Archie Shepp (ts)——-Nao Takeuchi (ts)
Pharoah Sanders (ts)—Ryuichi Yoshida (bs) ***different**
Freddie Hubbard (tp)—Shinpei Ruike (tp)
Dewey Johnson (tp)—-Keiji Matsushima (tp)
McCoy Tyner (p)——--SugaDairo (p)
Art Davis (b)————Nobuyoshi Ino (b)
Jimmy Garrison (b)—–Takashi Sugawa (b)
Elvin Jones (ds)———Tamaya Honda (ds, music director)
What a wonderful session !! Coordinated here in Japan !!!
ASCENSION is Re: Imagined with current breath in Tokyo Japan !!!