MASAHIKO SATOH
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Born in Tokyo, in 1941, Masahiko Satoh's earliest influences came from Olivier Messiaen and Yuji Takahashi, although the pianist earned his living playing in various jazz combos in Japan, Europe and the USA throughout the late 1950s and early 1960s. Between 1966 and '68, the young Satoh studied at California's Berkeley Music School, after which his trio won the prestigious 1969 Swing Journal Award for their debut album PALLADIUM. Soon after, Satoh composed the ELECTRUM material for Ishikawa's Count Buffaloes, then arranged and played piano on the Columbia Records LP PERSPECTIVE by the ever experimental Toshiyuki Miyami & the New Herd Orchestra. For his next trio LP DEFORMATION, recorded in concert at Tokyo's Sankei Hall, Satoh asked his musicians to respond to a reel-to-reel tape recorder playing segments of the New Herd's woodwind section, and things started to get interesting. A pure solo jazz LP HOLOGRAPHY came next, but the read more...
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Palladium
Avant-Garde Jazz 1969
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Kayobi No Onna [佐藤允彦女を奏う - 火曜日の女]
Jazz Soundtracks 1970
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Amalgamation
Avant-Garde Jazz 1971
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Pianology (with Wolfgang Dauner)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1971
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Transformation '69/'71
Avant-Garde Jazz 1971
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Switched on East-Electronic Japan
Avant-Garde Jazz 1971
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Samadhi: Masahiko Meets Gary
Avant-Garde Jazz 1972
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Dema (デマ Rumour)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1973
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Belladonna (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film)
Jazz Soundtracks 1975
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Yǔn - Solo Piano-2
Third Stream 1976
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那由陀現成 (Nayutagenjo)
Progressive Big Band 1976
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マグノリアの木 (Magunoria no Ki)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1977
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Pavane Lachrymae
Avant-Garde Jazz 1978
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All-in, All-Out
Classic Fusion 1979
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Alexander Scriabin
Third Stream 1979
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Satoh Masahiko & Medical Sugar Bank (MSB)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1980
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Chagall Blue
Avant-Garde Jazz 1980
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SATOH Masahiko & Medical Sugar Bank: MSB Two
Avant-Garde Jazz 1981
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Pop Color
Pop Jazz/Crossover 1983
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Brink
Avant-Garde Jazz 1984
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As If
Classic Fusion 1985
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Amorphism
Classic Fusion 1986
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Piano Works
Third Stream 1993
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Final Fantasy: Legend of the Crystals Wind and Fire Chapter
Jazz Soundtracks 1994
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Ton - Klami : Paramggod
Avant-Garde Jazz 1995
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Reflections
Avant-Garde Jazz 1997
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Morning Delusion
Avant-Garde Jazz 1998
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Liberissimo
Avant-Garde Jazz 1999
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Plectrum
Avant-Garde Jazz 2000
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Nagi
Avant-Garde Jazz 2001
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Masahiko Plays Masahiko
Avant-Garde Jazz 2003
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Masahiko Plays Masahiko #2
Avant-Garde Jazz 2003
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Masahiko plays Masahiko #3
Avant-Garde Jazz 2005
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Masahiko Plays Masahiko/Origin
Avant-Garde Jazz 2006
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豹は走った The Creature Called Men
Jazz Soundtracks 2006
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Nyozegamon
Avant-Garde Jazz 2007
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Rocking Chair
Post Bop 2007
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My Wonderful Life : Togashi Masahiko Ballad Collection
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009
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Haou Gigaku : Based on Bach
Third Stream 2009
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Edo Gigaku
Avant-Garde Jazz 2011
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Doushin Gigaku
Avant-Garde Jazz 2014

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Twilight Monologues
Avant-Garde Jazz 1984

MASAHIKO SATOH live albums

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Deformation
Avant-Garde Jazz 1969
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Holography
Avant-Garde Jazz 1970
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Penetration
Avant-Garde Jazz 1971
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Trinity (with Peter Warren & Pierre Favre)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1971
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Piano Duo (with Yosuke Yamashita)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1974
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Kwan-Ji-Zai - Solo Piano
Third Stream 1976
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Multi-Spheroid Solo Piano 3
Third Stream 1977
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Double Exposure: Complete
Classic Fusion 1988
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Randooga: Select Live Under The Sky '90
(Post-70s) Eclectic Fusion 1990
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Ton - Klami : In Moers
Avant-Garde Jazz 1993
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Apostrophe : Live At Moers International New Jazz Festival 1982
Avant-Garde Jazz 1993
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Signature: Live at the Egg Farm (with Joëlle Léandre & Yuji Takahashi)
Avant-Garde Jazz 2002
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Live At Moers
Avant-Garde Jazz 2005
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Forte : Piano Duo Live at Studio F
Post Bop 2007
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Nouvelle Cuisine live at "Studio F"
Post Bop 2009
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Afterimages
Avant-Garde Jazz 2010
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Summer Night
Post Bop 2010
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Isomer
Post Bop 2010
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Live At Pit-Inn '98
Post Bop 2012
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Crossing Orbits (Live at Pit-inn '90)
Avant-Garde Jazz 2012
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Masahiko Satoh / Park Je Chun : Afterimages
Avant-Garde Jazz 2012
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Masahiko Satoh & Paal Nilssen-Love: Spring Snow
Avant-Garde Jazz 2014

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MASAHIKO SATOH Randooga: Select Live Under The Sky '90

Live album · 1990 · (Post-70s) Eclectic Fusion
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Pianist Masahiko Satoh,one of cornerstone figure of modern Japanese jazz, founded Randooga group in 1990.The project's concept was very simple: each member improvise based on knowledge of folk melodies from different cultures and doesn't try to arrange his musicianship according to common musical harmonies. More than thirty years ago bassist Alan Silva recorded the album ("Luna Surface"),based on similar concept,which sounded almost as cacophony. In Masahiko Satoh version, it sounds much more accessible and tuneful though.

For the first Randooga's release Satoh formed the all-stars big band including leading Japanese and Western jazz artists: sax players Wayne Shorter,Kazutoki Umezu and Kohsuke Mine,trombonist Ray Anderson,drummer Alex Acuna,percussionists Midori Takada and Nana Vasconcellos, guitarist Takayuki Hijikata and Akira Okazawa on bass.Recorded during live gig, this album contains quite eclectic mix of Japanese traditional tunes,jazz-rock,Latin percussion,contemporary classical composition,tuneful saxes soloing,big band's arrangements and pop-songs attractiveness.

Oppositely to above mentioned "Luna Surface" or many other similar Western recordings,music here isn't hot, attacking or just high energetic at all. Never too slow or lifeless to become boring, it still contains lot of Japanese Zen tradition and flows quite relaxing enjoying ever-changing tunes and rhythms. Interesting mix of spontaneous but well-controlled folk-tunes based orchestral improvisations, this formula doesn't work well all the time. Some part of 73-minutes long recording sounds as orchestra playing out of tune or just missing the direction. It always returns back on track,but the feeling of regular losing of direction stays with listener all album long.

Satoh continued his Randooga project for years ahead,releasing some albums and even founded in 1993 Randooga Dojo - a school of free improvisation for children and adults, the only such kind of professional education available in Japan(knowing jazz popularity in Japan it's a big surprise that young Japaneses,dreaming about jazz musician career,need to study in Berklee,US). Satoh Randooga's "Live Under The Sky'90" is a representative example of decades-long Satoh's (as well as some other sound Japanese jazz artists)search of "Japanese way in jazz", the experiments he never abandoned to continue.

MASAHIKO SATOH Ton - Klami : Paramggod

Album · 1995 · Avant-Garde Jazz
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Three years after their debut at the German Moers Festival (recorded and released in Japan in 1993), the Ton-Klami trio returned to the studio to record their first (and only) studio album. The same line-up (Japanese avant-garde legend pianist Masahiko Satoh, leading Korean reedist Kang Tae Hwan and lesser known Japanese percussionist Midori Takada) are improved here on three songs with New York downtown unorthodox reedist Ned Rothenberg (on alto sax and bass clarinet).

Ton Klami generally play the same music they presented on their debut album, just here on "Paramggod" it sounds more mature with better interplay - and a much improved recorded sound. In the early stages of Japanese jazz, one of the more important (philosophical) problems was whether Japan could have its own unique take on jazz, or would they just be copying Western artists. Besides percussionist Masahiko Togashi, pianist Masahiko Satoh was one of the first Japanese artists who was trying to find a specific Japanese way of playing jazz. In the mid 70s, a lot of those experiments were quite formal, but here on this album, one can hear that Japanese (or being more correct - Far Eastern) jazz exists with no doubt. Thanks to the very original Tae Hwan and his sax improvisations (very "out", cool and dzen, at the same time being very close to Western free jazz traditions), this trio's music sounds as unique as you can only imagine, a true Asian take on free jazz. Satoh himself plays in his usual manner, combining European (German) technocratic/teutonic piano sounds with some Japanese meditative atmosphere.

Guest reedist Ned Rothenberg's participation on three compositions gives some additional attractiveness, fortunately his improvs are ascetic and fit well with the main trio's building atmospheres.

One of better Satoh albums from the 90s, it's just a pity the Ton-Klami trio didn't recorded more music after this release.

MASAHIKO SATOH Ton - Klami : In Moers

Live album · 1993 · Avant-Garde Jazz
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After some more or less successful fusion releases and a series of neoclassical piano albums released during the late 70s and 80s, Japanese early avant-garde jazz legend Masahiko Satoh returned back to his roots in the early 90s, forming Ton-Klami trio with Korean reeds player Kang Tae Hwan and lesser known Japanese percussionist Midori Takada.

The trio's debut album is their live recordings from the Moers Festival in Germany 1991, released that same year by Nippon Crown in Japan. Without a doubt, besides Satoh, the other interesting musician on this recording is Tae Hwan (playing exclusively alto sax here). Korea isn't a jazz friendly country even now, in the early 90s there were very few musicians playing jazz there at all. Reedist Kang Tae Hwan is probably the best known of them all, at least outside of the country. His sax sound is very different from any Western sax player, dry and very "out", strongly influenced by East-Asian musical traditions and Buddhist culture. At the same time, he is a real free jazz musician without overt sounds from other music.

Masahiko Satoh is known for his cold, technical piano playing. Here on this album he is even more formal, combining "teutonic" free improvisation with academic musicianship. Percussionist Midori Takada is obviously in the supporting role to the two leaders, who don't always interplay successfully. It's even more strange that here in this live recording, in fact all concert long, Satoh and Tae Kwan exchange with each other on solos almost without having a common ground for their music.

A few years later this trio will release their next album, a studio one this time, with guest New York reedist Ned Rothenberg, who demonstrates a much better communication and really better realized potential. Still, on "In Moers", they demonstrate some raw ideas more than real musicianship.

For Tae Kwan though, this collaboration was an important step towards his quite successful international solo career.

MASAHIKO SATOH Multi-Spheroid Solo Piano 3

Live album · 1977 · Third Stream
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After excellent collaborative avant-fusion album "Dema" and live piano duet with Yamashita (both recorded in 1973), Masahiko Satoh remained silent for almost three years. It was a strange time on Japanese jazz scene - after free and experimental jazz glorious years (1969-1973)situation radically changed - some artists switched towards growing popularity of fusion, others - to pop-jazz. Most experimental musicians were generally out of place - short-lived Japanese funk-jazz still didn't come, jazz avant-garde dramatically lost popularity and time for brutal avant-rock, Japanese main experimental scene for upcoming years, will come after some years only.

Masahiko returned back to his experiments with piano and electronic devices, influenced by his collaboration with Wolfgang Dauner. To say truth, in series of three solo piano albums Satoh released in 1976 only one, third one contains electronic effects. Two first are just real solo piano albums and contains minimalist neo-academic compositions with just few touches of jazz improvisation (and lot of "negative space" - silence elements). Third album in series is subtitled "MultiSpheroid" and contains use of ring modulators and synthesizers, but in very limited dozes,mostly filling with light noise pauses between piano sound. Comparing with two previous series' albums,third is slightly more experimental and expressive (still borderline but sounds more "jazzy" in moments). One album-long suite,divided into two parts(because of two sides of original vinyl album).Rarity for Satoh music collectors.

MASAHIKO SATOH Dema (デマ Rumour)

Album · 1973 · Avant-Garde Jazz
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"Dema"("Rumours") is Masahiko Satoh composed album's title,based on Yasutaka Tsutsui novel of the same name (not band's name as it sometimes stated).

Actually, there are two whole bands, participated on recording - Kohsuke Ichihara All Stars and Masahiko Satoh Garan-doh. Resulting music is dark,spacey and quirky. In fact, "Dema" is great example of Japanese experimental jazz apogee: the year is 1973 and you can hear all most progressive musical ideas of the time mixed in one on this album. Based most probably on Miles Davis "Bitches Brew" influences, both bands playing simultaneously bring music stream as far as towards space rock,free jazz and psychedelic fusion. Heavy guitars, lots of keyboards, electronic effects - and knotted jazzy rhythms plus fragility of free jazz sax improvs, quite a risky mix realized here surprisingly successfully.

It's interesting that the album was released by major label CBS Sony - it shows that even they saw potential in such kind of music in early 70s. Reissued on CD in 2007 by Super Fuji Discs this album is easier accessible now. Excellent example of advanced Japanese jazz from its most innovative era, recommended for any fan of experimental fusion, avant-rock and must have release for Japanese jazz lovers.

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