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Ayuo Takahashi

Ayuo Takahashi
Ayuo Takahashi (born October 19, 1960 in Tokyo, Japan and raised in New York City) is a Japanese-American composer, poet, lyricist, singer and performer of plucked string instruments including guitar, bouzouki, Irish harp, Chinese zheng, Japanese koto,and medieval European psaltery. His father, Yuji Takahashi, is a composer of contemporary classical music and pianist. Ayuo joined Keiji Haino's group Fushitsusha in 1979, and performed improvisation with many musicians in what was the final period of the "free music scene" in Japan of the 70s. His first solo record, Carmina, was recorded in 1983, and since that time he has released many solo works and collaborated with a wide range of other artists.
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Ayuo — Aoi Ayuo — Aoi
(Tzadik TZ 7260, 2005, CD)
Ayuo / Otha Hiromi — Red Moon Ayuo / Otha Hiromi — Red Moon
(Tzadik TZ 7246, 2004, CD)
Ayuo — Earth Guitar - 1000 Springs and Other Stories Ayuo — Earth Guitar - 1000 Springs and Other Stories
(Midi MDCL-1374, 2000, CD)
Ayuo — Izutsu Ayuo — Izutsu
(Tzadik TZ 7227, 2000, CD)
Ayuo — Songs from a Eurasian Jorney Ayuo — Songs from a Eurasian Jorney
(JVC VICG-60011, 1997, CD)
Ayuo Takahashi's Rok Grouppa — Blue Eyes, Black Hair Ayuo Takahashi's Rok Grouppa — Blue Eyes, Black Hair
(Belle Antique , 1995, CD)

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