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Ryo Okumoto

Ryo Okumoto
Country
Japan
Profile
Ryo Okumoto is a keyboard player and composer born in Osaka, best known for his tenure with Spock's Beard. He has also released solo albums and appeared as a guest with other artists.
Website
http://www.ryookumoto.com
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Releases on file (23)
Spock's Beard — The Oblivion Particle Spock's Beard — The Oblivion Particle
(Inside Out Music IOMLTDCD 426, 2015, CD)
Spock's Beard — Brief Nocturnes and Dreamless Sleep Spock's Beard — Brief Nocturnes and Dreamless Sleep
((Not on label) no#, 2013, 2CD)
Spock's Beard — The X Tour - Live Spock's Beard — The X Tour - Live
(Music Theories Recordings MTR 7357 2, 2012, 2CD)
K2 — Black Garden K2 — Black Garden
(Magna Carta MAX-9107-2, 2010, CD)
Spock's Beard — X Spock's Beard — X
(Music Theories Recordings MTR 7324 2, 2010, CD)
Spock's Beard — Spock's Beard Spock's Beard — Spock's Beard
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 260, 2006, CD)
GPS — Window to the Soul GPS — Window to the Soul
(Inside Out Music IOMACD 2112, 2006, CD)
K2 — The Book of the Dead K2 — The Book of the Dead
(ProgRock PRR-062, 2005, CD)
Spock's Beard — Gluttons for Punishment - Live in '05 Spock's Beard — Gluttons for Punishment - Live in '05
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 221, 2005, 2CD)
Spock's Beard — Octane Spock's Beard — Octane
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 198, 2005, CD)
Spock's Beard — Feel Euphoria Spock's Beard — Feel Euphoria
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 126, 2003, CD)
Ryo Okumoto — Coming Through Ryo Okumoto — Coming Through
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 110, 2002, CD)
Spock's Beard — Snow Spock's Beard — Snow
(Metal Blade 3984-14406-2, 2002, 2CD)
NDV — Karma NDV — Karma
(Inside Out Music IOMACD 2026, 2001, CD)
Spock's Beard — V Spock's Beard — V
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 063, 2000, CD)
Spock's Beard — Day for Night Spock's Beard — Day for Night
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 034, 1999, CD)
Spock's Beard — From the Vault Spock's Beard — From the Vault
(Radiant RA-005, 1998, CD)
Spock's Beard — The Kindness of Strangers Spock's Beard — The Kindness of Strangers
(Metal Blade 3984-14165-2, 1997, CD)
Spock's Beard — The Beard Is out There (AKA Official Live Bootleg) Spock's Beard — The Beard Is out There (AKA Official Live Bootleg)
(Inside Out Music IOMCD031, 1996/1998, CD)
Spock's Beard — Beware of Darkness Spock's Beard — Beware of Darkness
(Giant Electric Pea GEPCD 1018, 1996, CD)
Ryo Okumoto — Synthesizer Ryo Okumoto — Synthesizer
(Canyon C20H0019, 1981, LP)
Ryo Okumoto — Makin' Rock Ryo Okumoto — Makin' Rock
(See-Saw C28R0053, 1980, LP)
Ryo Okumoto — Solid Gold Ryo Okumoto — Solid Gold
(See-Saw C25A0106, 1980, LP)

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