Japan, 1976, hard bop / modal jazz
福居良 (Ryo Fukui) – Scenery: I wonder if Mr. Fukui has built a shrine to YouTube in his home to honor the algorithm that made his little-known album a hit with online jazz fans? This is a good album, so I wonder more about what this means for the future prospects of AI than the particulars of this album. But…about the music. This is basically easy-listening jazz, something to listen to while doing light work. My most recent listen was on a bicycle ride down along the river. Quite pleasant.