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Stomu Yamash'ta

Stomu Yamash'ta
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Stomu Yamashta, born Tsutomu Yamashita (山下勉 Yamashita Tsutomu, 15 March 1947) is a Japanese percussionist, keyboardist and composer. He is best known for pioneering and popularizing the World Music genre after blending traditional music with popular music in the 60s and 70s. He was the leader of the super group Go with Steve Winwood, Al Di Meola, Klaus Schulze, and Michael Shrieve. He has composed numerous film soundtracks and worked with orchestras worldwide.
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http://www.redbuddha.co.jp
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Stomu Yamash'ta — Solar Dream, Vol. III: Peace and Love Stomu Yamash'ta — Solar Dream, Vol. III: Peace and Love
(Kosei KMYD-5102, 1997, CD)
Stomu Yamash'ta — Solar Dream, Vol. I: The Eternal Present Stomu Yamash'ta — Solar Dream, Vol. I: The Eternal Present
(Kosei KMYD-5100, 1993, CD)
Stomu Yamash'ta — Solar Dream, Vol. II: Fantasy of Sanukit Stomu Yamash'ta — Solar Dream, Vol. II: Fantasy of Sanukit
(Kosei KMYD-5101, 1991, CD)
Stomu Yamash'ta — Sea and Sky Stomu Yamash'ta — Sea and Sky
(Victor VDP-15, 1984, LP)
Stomu Yamash'ta — Iroha Stomu Yamash'ta — Iroha
(RVC RPL-3026-27, 1981, 2LP)
Stomu Yamash'ta's Go — Go Too Stomu Yamash'ta's Go — Go Too
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2151, 1977/2009, CD)
Stomu Yamash'ta / Steve Winwood / Michael Shrieve — Go Stomu Yamash'ta / Steve Winwood / Michael Shrieve — Go
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2081, 1976/2008, CD)
Stomu Yamash'ta's Go — Go Live from Paris Stomu Yamash'ta's Go — Go Live from Paris
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2086, 1976/2008, CD)
Yamashta — Raindog Yamashta — Raindog
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2085, 1975/2008, CD)
Stomu Yamash'ta's East Wind — One by One Stomu Yamash'ta's East Wind — One by One
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2083, 1974/2008, CD)
Stomu Yamash'ta's East Wind — Freedom Is Frightening Stomu Yamash'ta's East Wind — Freedom Is Frightening
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2087, 1973/2008, CD)
Stomu Yamash'ta's Red Buddha Theatre — The Soundtrack from Stomu Yamash'ta's Red Buddha Theatre — The Soundtrack from "The Man from the East"
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2082, 1973/2008, CD)
Stomu Yamash'ta / Come to the Edge — Floating Music Stomu Yamash'ta / Come to the Edge — Floating Music
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2084, 1972/2008, CD)
Stomu Yamash'ta — Prison Song / Turris Campanarum Sonantium / Seasons Stomu Yamash'ta — Prison Song / Turris Campanarum Sonantium / Seasons
(Decca 430 005-2, 1972/1990, CD)
Stomu Yamash'ta / Masahiko Sato — Metempsychosis Stomu Yamash'ta / Masahiko Sato — Metempsychosis
(Columbia NCB-7009, 1971, LP)
Stomu Yamash'ta — Percussion Recital Stomu Yamash'ta — Percussion Recital
(Columbia OS-10106-N, 1971, LP)
Stomu Yamash'ta — Red Buddha Stomu Yamash'ta — Red Buddha
(Spalax CD14512, 1971/1996, CD)

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