Shoei Uehara is a 75 year old Jazz drummer who has been playing jazz on the island for 54 years, with his own quartet, a big combo and with a string quartet. Produced by Okinawan jazz trombone player Eiki Maesato. Pure jazz, not too many Okinawan influences apart fro the bonus track Juku no Haru featuring the sanshin.
1. Uchina Beat! 2. Take the A Train 3. Lullaby of Goowa - We Remember Fumio Yara 4. One Fine Day 5. Southern Wind 6. 7. Bernie's Tune 8. Uchina Beat! (Quartet Version) 9. Juku no Haru