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Ryoko Ono / Ryorchestra

Ryoko Ono / Ryorchestra
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小野良子 (Ryoko Ono, born March 17, 1975, Sapporo) is a Japanese saxophonist, flutist, composer, and recording artist specializing in improvised music and works for saxophone and electronics. She has developed a performance technique combining circular breathing, extended saxophone techniques, and electronics that allows her to produce a range of sounds far beyond what her instrument is known for. Ryorchestra is a progressive rock group she leads which plays a zeuhl style.
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http://www.onoryoko.jp
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Releases on file (9)
Ryorchestra — DMK Ryorchestra — DMK
(Bandcamp Rrecords RRCD010, 2019, CD / DL)
Nonoko Yoshida / Ryoko Ono — Alto Saxophone Duo Nonoko Yoshida / Ryoko Ono — Alto Saxophone Duo
(Bandcamp newduoseries 010, 2018, DL)
Ryoko Ono / Rogier Smal — Wood Moon Ryoko Ono / Rogier Smal — Wood Moon
(Jvtlandt JVT0016, 2016, CD)
Ryoko Ono — Alternate Flash Heads Ryoko Ono — Alternate Flash Heads
(Alchemy Records (Jpn) ARCD-241, 2015, CD)
Ryoko Ono — Electronic Elements Ryoko Ono — Electronic Elements
(Janus Sounds JSL004, 2014, DL)
Sax Ruins — Blimmguass Sax Ruins — Blimmguass
(Skin Graft GR112CD, 2013, CD)
Sax Ruins — Yawiquo Sax Ruins — Yawiquo
(Ipecac PC114, 2009, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Crystal Rainbow Pyramid under the Stars Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Crystal Rainbow Pyramid under the Stars
(Important Records IMPREC146, 2007, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Have You Seen the Other Side of the Sky? Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Have You Seen the Other Side of the Sky?
(Ace Fu Records ace 041, 2006, CD)

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