1990 Yutaka Yokokura – Brazasia

Brazasia is an album by Yutaka Yokokura, released in 1990 on GRP Records.

Yutaka Yokokura is a Japanese pianist, keyboardist, kotoist, arranger and composer. He recorded two other albums with GRP Records: Yutaka (1988) and Another Sun (1993). He previously recorded an album, Love Light, in 1978 by Alfa Records Japan. The album received an American release in 1981 on ALFA international America, with the title single, featuring a lead vocal by Patti Austin, reaching #81 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Tracks

1  Brazasia (Yutaka Yokokura; Oscar Castro Neves; Tracy Mann) 05:13 
2  East By South (Yutaka Yokokura) 05:01
3  Morena (Yutaka Yokokura; Paulinho Tapajos) 05:02
4  Chuva (Yutaka Yokokura) 05:25
5  Lambasa Nova (You’re Good For Me) (Yutaka Yokokura; Tracy Mann) 04:29
6  Urban Jungle (Yutaka Yokokura; Oscar Castro Neves) 05:10
7  Wayward Wind (Yutaka Yokokura) 03:00
8  (If I Only Have) One Chance (Yutaka Yokokura; Antonio Adolfo) 04:34
9  Sao Jorge (Yutaka Yokokura; Antonio Adolfo) 05:49
10  Say You Do (Yutaka Yokokura; Lorraine Feather) 04:16

Musicians

1 Brazasia

BassArthur Maia
DrumsTeo Lima
Acoustic GuitarOscar Castro Neves
KotoYutaka Yokokura
KeyboardsYutaka Yokokura
PianoYutaka Yokokura
EWIGary Meek
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionLuis Conte
PercussionMike Shapiro
Background VocalsGracinha Leporace
VocalsYutaka Yokokura


2 East By South

BassArthur Maia
DrumsTeo Lima
GuitarRicardo Silveira
KeyboardsYutaka Yokokura
KotoYutaka Yokokura
FlugelhornJerry Hey
FlugelhornGary Grant
SaxKim Hutchcroft
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TrumpetJerry Hey
TrumpetGary Grant
PercussionMike Shapiro
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


3 Morena

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsTeo Lima
Acoustic GuitarOscar Castro Neves
KotoYutaka Yokokura
KeyboardsYutaka Yokokura
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsGracinha Leporace
VocalsYutaka Yokokura


4 Chuva

BassJerry Watts
DrumsCarlos Vega
Acoustic GuitarOscar Castro Neves
KotoYutaka Yokokura
KeyboardsYutaka Yokokura
EWIGary Meek
PercussionMike Shapiro
PercussionLuis Conte


5 Lambasa Nova (You’re Good For Me)

BassJerry Watts
KotoYutaka Yokokura
KeyboardsYutaka Yokokura
SaxGary Meek
SaxKim Hutchcroft
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TrumpetJerry Hey
TrumpetGary Grant
PercussionMike Shapiro
PercussionLuis Conte
VocalsPauline Wilson


6 Urban Jungle

DrumsCarlos Vega
Acoustic GuitarOscar Castro Neves
KotoYutaka Yokokura
KeyboardsYutaka Yokokura
PercussionMike Shapiro


7 Wayward Wind

KotoYutaka Yokokura
KeyboardsYutaka Yokokura
PianoYutaka Yokokura


8 (If I Only Have) One Chance

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsTeo Lima
Acoustic GuitarRicardo Silveira
KotoYutaka Yokokura
KeyboardsYutaka Yokokura
VocalsYutaka Yokokura


9 Sao Jorge

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsCarlos Vega
Acoustic GuitarOscar Castro Neves
KotoYutaka Yokokura
KeyboardsYutaka Yokokura
EWIGary Meek
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsPauline Wilson
VocalsGracinha Leporace
VocalsYutaka Yokokura


10 Say You Do

BassJerry Watts
DrumsCarlos Vega
Acoustic GuitarOscar Castro Neves
KotoYutaka Yokokura
KeyboardsYutaka Yokokura
SaxKim Hutchcroft
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TrumpetJerry Hey
TrumpetGary Grant
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa

Liner Notes

Producer – Yutaka Yokokura
Producer (Assistant) – Antonio Adolfo (Tracks 2, 3, 9)
Producer (Executive)– Dave Grusin, Larry Rosen
Arranged By – Yutaka Yokokura
Arranged By (Horns) – Jerry Hey
Coordinator – Suzanne Sherman
Creative Director – Andy Baltimore
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Mixed By – Geoff Gillette
Recorded By – Geoff Gillette, Yutaka Yokokura

Design – Andy Ruggirello, Dan Serrano, David Gibb, Jacki McCarthy
Photography – Jeff Sedlik

Mixed At Double “Y” Studios
Recorded By Double “Y” Studios
Recorded By Milagro Sound Recorders
Recorded By Entourage Studios
Phonographic Copyright GRP Records Inc
Copyright GRP Records Inc