1984 Kimiko Kasai – Love Talk

Love Talk is an album by Japanese jazz singer Kimiko Kasai, released in 1984.

Kimiko’s first album as a solo artist was entitled Just Friends in 1970. The following year, Kimiko sang the advertising jingle for “Cup Noodle,” a brand of the world’s first instant cup noodle ramen. In June 1972, she got an exclusive contract with CBS/Sony, and recorded Satin Doll with support of Gil Evans during Evans’ first visitation to Japan. After that time, she recorded many albums in collaboration with musicians in the jazz field, such as Teo Macero, Lee Konitz, Stan Getz, Paulinho Da Costa, Billy Higgins, Cedar Walton and Herbie Hancock

Tracks

1  No Way, Not Me (Darryl Phinnessee) 04:12
2  Whisper Love (Blue Johnson; Randy Waldman) 05:07
3  The Things That We Do When We’re Lonely (Dean Pitchford; Tom Snow) 04:19
4  Mmm Mmm Good (Alan Roy Scott; Lyndie White) 05:13
5  Killing Me Softly With His Song (Charles Fox; Norman Gimbel) 05:06
6  Make Up, Break Up (Dennis Matkosky; Frank Musker; Michael Sembello) 03:48
7  Love Talk (Leroy Bell; Casey James) 04:07
8  Nailed In The Pocket (Denise Routt) 05:21

Media

Musicians

BassNathan East
KeyboardsLarry Williams
SynthesizerLarry Williams
SaxLarry Williams
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsDenise Routt
VocalsKimiko Kasai

Other Musicians

1 No Way, Not Me

DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr


2 Whisper Love

DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDavid Williams
KeyboardsRandy Waldman


3 The Things That We Do When We’re Lonely

DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarLee Ritenour
GuitarKevin Clark
KeyboardsRandy Waldman


4 Mmm Mmm Good

DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr


5 Killing Me Softly With His Song

DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDavid Williams


6 Make Up, Break Up

DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarLee Ritenour
KeyboardsRandy Waldman


7 Love Talk

DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
GuitarKevin Clark


8 Nailed In The Pocket

DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
KeyboardsRandy Waldman

Liner Notes

Producer – Richard Rudolph
Engineer (Recording) – Kevin Clark
Engineer (Remix) – Jeremy Smith (Track 3)
Engineer (Remix) – Elliot Scheiner (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Phonographic Copyright (p) CBS/Sony Inc.
Copyright (c) CBS/Sony Inc.