1985 Hiroshi Fukumura – Hot Shot

Hot Shot is the fifth solo album by Hiroshi Fukumura, released in 1985 on Morning.

Hiroshi Fukumura (born February 21, 1949, Tokyo) is a Japanese jazz trombonist.

Fukumura played with Sadao Watanabe for much of the 1970s, excepting a period where he studied in the United States at the New England Conservatory of Music. He led his own quintet, which included Shigeharu Mukai as a sideman, for a studio recording and a live release in 1973. He was a member of Native Son and also worked with Takehiro Honda, Gil Evans, Hidefumi Toki, and others.


1  Heel Strike (Hiroshi Fukumura) 04:14
2  Waste Time (Hiroshi Fukumura) 04:47
3  The Only One For Me (Hiroshi Fukumura; Barry Finnerty) 04:06
4  Manhattan Twilight (Hiroshi Fukumura) 04:47
5  Hot Shot (Hiroshi Fukumura) 03:39
6  Beat City (Hiroshi Fukumura) 03:37
7  Dreaming Street (Hiroshi Fukumura) 04:32
8  Ocean Magic (Hiroshi Fukumura) 04:50


BassAnthony Jackson
DrumsSteve Ferrone
GuitarBarry Finnerty
KeyboardsKenny Kirkland
TromboneHiroshi Fukumura

Other Musicians

3 The Only One For Me

VocalsSybil Thomas

4 Manhattan Twilight

PercussionSammy Figueroa

8 Ocean Magic

KeyboardsMark Gray
PercussionSammy Figueroa

Liner Notes

Producer – Barry Finnerty
Engineer (Recording) – Julian McBrowne
Engineer (Assistant) – Tom Durack
Mastered By – Shizmo Nomiyama

Art Direction – Kotaro Suzuki
Photography – Masataka Nakano

Recorded At Planet Sound Studios