The New York-born pianist Duke Jordan became famous with Charlie Parker's famous 1947 quintet. During his long music career he also worked for and with jazz greats such as Coleman Hawkins, Stan Getz and Sonny Stitt / Gene Ammons. In 1982, during his third visit to Japan, So Nice Duke was created, recorded in a perfect jazz bar called So Nice in Nagoya for the Three Blind Mice label under Takeshi "Tee" Fujii ".
At the age of 60, Duke Jordan plays a number of popular jazz standards. His performance is incomparable and timeless. Combak boss Kazuo Kiuchi produced the HARMONIX Master Sound LP together with Shizuo Nomiyama; Tohru Kotetsu took over the remastering and editing in the JVC Mastering Center on the XRCD analog mastering system using Harmonix tuning tools. The 180 g vinyl LP with 33 rpm appears in a gatefold cover with imprinted liner notes by Kazuo Kiuchi and was pressed in Japan.
1. Tea For Two
3. My Funny Valentine
1. Kiss Of Spain
2. All The Things You Are