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Toshinori Kondo

Toshinori Kondo
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Japan
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Toshinori Kondo (December 15, 1948 in Ehime Prefecture) is an avant-garde jazz and jazz fusion trumpeter. He relocated to New York in 1978 and worked with many of the luminaries of avant jazz. Since that time he has lived and worked in various places, including Japan and Amsterdam, and continued to push the boundaries of trumpet and electronics.
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http://www.toshinorikondo.com
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Releases on file (9)
Barton Rage / Toshinori Kondo — Realm II - Parallax Barton Rage / Toshinori Kondo — Realm II - Parallax
(Din Chamber, 2016, DL)
Jon Batiste / Chad Smith / Bill Laswell — The Process Jon Batiste / Chad Smith / Bill Laswell — The Process
(M.O.D. Technologies MOD0015, 2014, CD)
Bill Laswell — Points of Order Bill Laswell — Points of Order
(Innerhythmic INR011, 2001, CD)
Toshinori Kondo / Eraldo Bernocchi / Bill Laswell — Charged Toshinori Kondo / Eraldo Bernocchi / Bill Laswell — Charged
(Innerhythmic INR002, 1999, CD)
Herbie Hancock — Sound-System Herbie Hancock — Sound-System
(Columbia CK 65961, 1984/1999, CD)
Henry Kaiser / Andrea Centazzo / Toshinori Kondo — Protocol Henry Kaiser / Andrea Centazzo / Toshinori Kondo — Protocol
(Metalanguage 102, 1979, LP)
Derek Bailey — Duo & Trio Improvisation Derek Bailey — Duo & Trio Improvisation
(Kitty MKF 1034, 1978/2003, CD)
Andrea Centazzo — USA Concerts Andrea Centazzo — USA Concerts
(Ictus 0018, 1978/1999, CD)
Milford Graves — Meditation among Us Milford Graves — Meditation among Us
(Kitty MKF 1021, 1977/2003, CD)

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