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Masayuki Takayanagi Quintet

Flower Girl

(Jinya Disc, B-10) (Japan) (CD)

  1. So Deep and So Blue (3:22)
  2. Far-away Land (4:34)
  3. Prologue to Summer (3:26)
  4. Night Flight (4:35)
  5. Love Wave (4:44)
  6. Flower Girl (3:29)
  7. Sablier (5:13)
  8. So Soft (4:08)
  9. Tan Tan (3:27)
  10. Blues for Narcisse (3:02)

All music by Toscio Tomita
Arrangement by Kiyoshi Yamaya

Masayuki Takayanagi Quintet
Masayuki Takayanagi: guitar
Akira Mitobe: vibraphone
Eijiro Hagiwara: bass
Motohiko Hino: drums
Toshio Sato: second guitar

Recorded in 1968
Remastered by ALM Records
Additional design for CD reissue by Akira Sasaki
Includes liner notes in Japanese by Yaichiro Kitazato and Cion Tomita
Two versions of the jacket (pink and blue) are available.

Released in December 2006
Originally released as an LP (limited edition of 100: 50 in blue jacket and 50 in pink jacket)
First reissued in 1993 as the CD The Smile I Love [Jinya Disc, B-03] (with different track titles and track order, and with "So Soft" omitted)