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George Otsuka Quintet

Loving You George (2021 reissue)



Released: 26th Mar 2021



Released: 26th Mar 2021


Wewantsounds is delighted to announce the reissue of cult LP by master Japanese drummer George Otsuka and his quintet, recorded live on 19th July 1975 at the Nemu Jazz Inn.

Reissued on vinyl for the first time since the ‘70s and remastered from the original tapes. A unique time capsule, the album finds the quintet on fire and “Loving You George” is a vivid testimony that Otsuka and his musicians were at the top of their game and one of the best groups in Japan, playing a mix of modal and groovy tunes full of exciting and inspired solos. The album “Loving You George” is comprised of four superb performances fuelled by Otsuka powerful drumming and Fumio Karashima’s fender Rhodes. It also includes a wonderfully funky take on Minnie Riperton’s ‘Loving You’. It comes with original artwork featuring OBI strip and audio remastered from the master tapes by King Records in Japan.

Loving You George (2021 reissue)


  1. Little Island
  2. Something Everywhere
  3. Miles Mode
  4. Loving You