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Otomo Yoshihide

Otomo Yoshihide
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Otomo Yoshihide (大友良英 - born August 1, 1959 in Yokohama, Japan) is a Japanese experimental musician, turntablist and guitarist. He played in rock bands while at college, but turned to improvisation after discovering free jazz and free improvisation musicians like the guitarist Derek Bailey, the saxophonist Kaoru Abe and guitarist Masayuki Takayanagi (from whom he had lessons). For much of the 90s his main project was Ground Zero, a large group founded in 1990 with an ever-changing lineup. They played music in a variety of styles, perhaps best summed up as noise rock with an experimental edge.
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http://otomoyoshihide.com
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Releases on file (22)
Hijokaidan x Yoshihide Otomo — Noise Join Inn Hijokaidan x Yoshihide Otomo — Noise Join Inn
(Reveil TECH-26457, 2015, CD)
David Sylvian — Manafon David Sylvian — Manafon
(Samadhisound ss016, 2009, CD)
Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra — ONJO Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra — ONJO
(Doubtmusic dmf-102, 2005, CD)
Keith Rowe / Oren Ambarchi / Sachiko M / Otomo Yoshihide / Robbie Avenaim  — Keith Rowe / Oren Ambarchi / Sachiko M / Otomo Yoshihide / Robbie Avenaim —
(GROB 432, 2002, CD)
Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Ensemble — Dreams Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Ensemble — Dreams
(Tzadik TZ 7238, 2002, CD)
Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Quintet — Flutter Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Quintet — Flutter
(Tzadik TZ 7232, 2001, CD)
Ground-Zero — Last Concert Ground-Zero — Last Concert
(Alcohol ALGZ1CD, 1999, CD)
Microcosmos — Pilgrimage Microcosmos — Pilgrimage
(Tzadik TZ 7222, 1999, CD)
Dragon Blue — Hades Park Dragon Blue — Hades Park
(Avant 075, 1998, CD)
Ground Zero — Consume Red Ground Zero — Consume Red
(ReR Megacorp GZ2, 1997, CD)
Ground-Zero — Plays Standards Ground-Zero — Plays Standards
(ReR Megacorp GZ3, 1997/2002, CD)
Ground-Zero — Revolutionary Pekinese Opera Ver. 1.28 Ground-Zero — Revolutionary Pekinese Opera Ver. 1.28
(ReR Megacorp ReR GZ1, 1996, CD)
Phew — Himitsu no Knife Phew — Himitsu no Knife
(Creativeman CMDD-00010, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — Neu Konservatiw Various Artists — Neu Konservatiw
(God Mountain GMCD-009, 1995, CD)
Ground Zero — Null & Void Ground Zero — Null & Void
(Tzadik TZ 7204, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — Riddle of Lumen Various Artists — Riddle of Lumen
(F.M.N. Sound Factory FMC-001, 1995, CD)
Tenko — Dragon Blue Tenko — Dragon Blue
(Sound Factory SFCD 004, 1993, CD)
Otomo Yoshihide — The Night before the Death of the Sampling Virus Otomo Yoshihide — The Night before the Death of the Sampling Virus
(Extreme XCD 024, 1993, CD)
Tenko — At the Top of Mt. Brocken Tenko — At the Top of Mt. Brocken
(Shoh-121, 1992/2001, CD)
Ground Zero — Ground Zero Ground Zero — Ground Zero
(God Mountain GMCD-002, 1992, CD)
Cassiber — Live in Tokyo Cassiber — Live in Tokyo
(ReR Megacorp CGZ2, 1992/1997, 2CD)
Hoppy Kamiyama — Welcome to Forbidden Paradise Hoppy Kamiyama — Welcome to Forbidden Paradise
(Nonfixx TOCT-6487, 1992, CD)

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