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Do Swing: Kiroron

On Kiroron (441), production duo Do Swing (Toshiya Kamada and Atsushi “Sushi” Kosugi) took songs by the Japanese pop group Kiroro and enlisted some Western jazz artists to perform them in various styles. They assembled quite a distinguished lineup-Phil Woods, David Sanborn, Ron Carter, Russell Malone, Bob Mintzer, Cesar Camargo Mariano and Mark Egan, to name a few. Add orchestral and big-band arrangements from Don Sebesky, and there’s some high-level music-making going on.

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