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Osamu Kitajima / Justin Heathcliff

Osamu Kitajima / Justin Heathcliff
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Japan
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Osamu Kitajima (喜多嶋 修, born February 3, 1949), also known by the pseudonym Justin Heathcliff, is a Japanese musician, producer, composer, and multi‑instrumentalist. After spending some time in England, he recorded his first album under the Justin Heathcliff name, but subsequent albums have used his own name.
Website
http://www.eastquest.com/dr-kitajima.html
Related articles (3)
Releases on file (12)
Osamu Kitajima — Torii in the Sea Osamu Kitajima — Torii in the Sea
(East Quest Records no#, 2019, CD)
Osamu Kitajima — Over the Brink Osamu Kitajima — Over the Brink
(East Quest Records no#, 2013, CD)
Osamu Kitajima — Beyond the Circle Osamu Kitajima — Beyond the Circle
(CyberOctave COCD 2002, 1996, CD)
Osamu Kitajima — Behind The Light Osamu Kitajima — Behind The Light
(Higher Octave HOMCD 7045, 1992, CD)
Osamu Kitajima — Sweet Chaos Osamu Kitajima — Sweet Chaos
(Mesa R2 79027, 1989, CD)
Osamu Kitajima — Passages Osamu Kitajima — Passages
(CBS MK 42329, 1987, )
Osamu Kitajima — The Source Osamu Kitajima — The Source
(CBS MK 42239, 1984, CD / LP)
Osamu Kitajima — Dragon King Osamu Kitajima — Dragon King
(East Quest Records 1901557, 1979/2010, CD)
Osamu Kitajima — Masterless Samurai Osamu Kitajima — Masterless Samurai
(East Quest Records 1836104 , 1978/2010, CD)
Osamu Kitajima — Osamu Osamu Kitajima — Osamu
(East Quest Records 1837787 , 1977/2010, CD)
Osamu Kitajima — Benzaiten Osamu Kitajima — Benzaiten
(East Quest Records 1840107 , 1974/2010, CD)
Justin Heathcliff — Justin Heathcliff Justin Heathcliff — Justin Heathcliff
(Warner Bros WPCL-12524, 1971/2017, CD)

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