TETSU SAITOH

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Tetsu Saitoh (1955 - 2019) Double bass player, composer, and arranger

Tetsu Saitoh was born October 27, 1955 in Tokyo, Japan. He began playing the bass when he was 22. He taught himself initially, but soon began studying with bassists Keizo Mizoiri (his former high school classmate) and Nobuyoshi Ino (to whom Mizoiri had introduced him). At that time Saitoh practiced in the daytime at Gaya, an art gallery and live music club in his neighborhood. Gaya's owner liked his playing and asked him to perform on stage in the evening. Thus Saitoh began playing free jazz before an audience about twice a month, with such musicians as alto sax player Kazutoki Umezu, pianist Yoriyuki Harada, baritone sax player Shoji Ukaji, and pianist Katsuyuki Itakura, all of whom played regularly at Gaya. In the early '80s, Saitoh was also a member of Kuchu Sampo (Walk in the Cosmos), a collaborative group
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TETSU SAITOH Discography

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TETSU SAITOH Stone Out album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stone Out
Third Stream 1996

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TETSU SAITOH Tokio Tango: Bass Solo Improvisations album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tokio Tango: Bass Solo Improvisations
Avant-Garde Jazz 1986
TETSU SAITOH Tetsu Plays Piazzolla album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tetsu Plays Piazzolla
Latin Jazz 1990
TETSU SAITOH Coloring Heaven album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Coloring Heaven
Avant-Garde Jazz 1990
TETSU SAITOH The String Quartet of Tokio & Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The String Quartet of Tokio & Orchestra
Third Stream 1992
TETSU SAITOH Blue Poles Of Lear album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Poles Of Lear
Third Stream 1992
TETSU SAITOH Tetsu Saitoh Kazue Sawai : Yaeyama Yugyoh album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tetsu Saitoh Kazue Sawai : Yaeyama Yugyoh
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1996
TETSU SAITOH Panari album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Panari
Third Stream 1996
TETSU SAITOH Solo (Contrabajeando) (aka Cotrabajeando) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Solo (Contrabajeando) (aka Cotrabajeando)
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1997
TETSU SAITOH Tetsu Saitoh Tango Groove Collective : Ausencias album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tetsu Saitoh Tango Groove Collective : Ausencias
Latin Jazz 1998
TETSU SAITOH Invitation album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Invitation
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1999
TETSU SAITOH Tetsu Saitoh / Michel Doneda ‎: Koh-Kan Live At 星誕音楽堂 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tetsu Saitoh / Michel Doneda ‎: Koh-Kan Live At 星誕音楽堂
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2000
TETSU SAITOH Pagan Hymn album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pagan Hymn
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2000
TETSU SAITOH Tetsu Saitoh Nobuyoshi Ino : Bass Duet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tetsu Saitoh Nobuyoshi Ino : Bass Duet
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2005
TETSU SAITOH Tetsu Saitoh Nobuyoshi Ino : SoNAISH - Gut Bass Duo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tetsu Saitoh Nobuyoshi Ino : SoNAISH - Gut Bass Duo
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2006
TETSU SAITOH Orbit 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Orbit 1
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2006
TETSU SAITOH Orbit 2: Voyaging Antipodes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Orbit 2: Voyaging Antipodes
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2006
TETSU SAITOH Carré Bleu: In Memory of Bernard Prouteau album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Carré Bleu: In Memory of Bernard Prouteau
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2007
TETSU SAITOH Space for Vermillion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Space for Vermillion
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2008
TETSU SAITOH Tetsu Saitoh Naoki Kita Junko Satoh : Mugasariuta album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tetsu Saitoh Naoki Kita Junko Satoh : Mugasariuta
Third Stream 2011
TETSU SAITOH Tetsu Saitoh Kazuo Imai : Orbit Zero album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tetsu Saitoh Kazuo Imai : Orbit Zero
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2011
TETSU SAITOH Contrabass Solo at Ort album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Contrabass Solo at Ort
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2012
TETSU SAITOH Strings & The Moon album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Strings & The Moon
Third Stream 2012
TETSU SAITOH Live at Pole Pole za album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Pole Pole za
Third Stream 2012
TETSU SAITOH Tetsu Saitoh / Sebastian Gramss  - Raku: Double the Double Bass #3 in Germany 2013 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tetsu Saitoh / Sebastian Gramss - Raku: Double the Double Bass #3 in Germany 2013
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2014
TETSU SAITOH Tetsu Saitoh / Naoki Kita : Mei - Duo Improvisation Live at Kid Ailack Art Hall album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tetsu Saitoh / Naoki Kita : Mei - Duo Improvisation Live at Kid Ailack Art Hall
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2014
TETSU SAITOH Tetsu Saitoh, Naoki Kita ‎: Six Trios Improvisations With Tetsu & Naoki album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tetsu Saitoh, Naoki Kita ‎: Six Trios Improvisations With Tetsu & Naoki
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2016
TETSU SAITOH Operita: Looking for Songs - Live at Gewand Hotel Hiroshima album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Operita: Looking for Songs - Live at Gewand Hotel Hiroshima
Third Stream 2016
TETSU SAITOH Travessia album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Travessia
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2016

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Eurasian Echoes, Vol. 2
Third Stream 2014

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