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Masabumi Kikuchi

p, 1939-2015 JP, Tokyo
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. 菊地 雅章

Masabumi Kikuchi (菊地 雅章 Kikuchi Masabumi, 19 October 1939 – 6 July 2015) was a Japanese jazz pianist and composer known for his eclectic music that ranges from vanguard classical to fusion and digital music. He worked with a large number of diverse musicians, including Lionel Hampton, Sonny Rollins, Woody Herman, Mal Waldron, Joe Henderson, McCoy Tyner, Elvin Jones, Miles Davis, Paul Motian, Billy Harper and Hannibal Peterson.

  • Piano
  • Electric piano
  • Keyboards
  • Synthesizer
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Dance
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スカイ・ウォズ・フォーリング on マトリックス by Masabumi Kikuchi
イン・フォース・ウェイ on マトリックス by Masabumi Kikuchi
マトリックス on マトリックス by Masabumi Kikuchi
Ramona on Hanamichi by Masabumi Kikuchi
A Short Piece on Attached by Masabumi Kikuchi
リトル・アビー on マトリックス by Masabumi Kikuchi
Tokyo - Pt. VI / Live on Black Orpheus by Masabumi Kikuchi
黒いオルフェ on マトリックス by Masabumi Kikuchi
グリーン・ドルフィン・ストリート on マトリックス by Masabumi Kikuchi
Aiyb on Attached by Masabumi Kikuchi

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
AuroraMasabumi Kikuchi2019Album
AttachedMasabumi Kikuchi2019Album
Black OrpheusMasabumi Kikuchi2016Album
Masabumi Kikuchi Ben Street Thomas Morgan Kresten OsgoodMasabumi Kikuchi, Ben Street, Thomas Morgan, Kresten Osgood2015Album
After Hours 2Masabumi Kikuchi2002Album
On The MoveMasabumi Kikuchi2001Album
TandemMasabumi Kikuchi & Takeshi Shibuya2000Album
MMasabumi Kikuchi1997Album
Raw Material #1Masabumi Kikuchi1997Album
SolarisDJ Katsuya & Masabumi Kikuchi1996Single
Play Kurt WeillTethered Moon - Masabumi Kikuchi, Gary Peacock, Paul Motian1995Album
After HoursMasabumi Kikuchi1994Album
Triple HelixTerumasa Hino, Masahiko Togashi, Masabumi Kikuchi1993Album
Feel YouMasabumi Kikuchi, James Genus, Victor Jones1993Album
DreamachineMasabumi Kikuchi1992Album
ConcertoMasahiko Togashi, Masabumi Kikuchi1991Album
地 EarthMasabumi Kikuchi1988Album
水 WaterMasabumi Kikuchi1988Album
空 AirMasabumi Kikuchi1988Album
識 MindMasabumi Kikuchi1988Album
風 WindMasabumi Kikuchi1988Album
火 FireMasabumi Kikuchi1988Album
One-Way TravellerMasabumi Kikuchi1982Album
SustoMasabumi Kikuchi1981Album
Gumbo/Circle/LineMasabumi Kikuchi1981Single
GumboMasabumi Kikuchi1981Single
But Not For MeMasabumi Kikuchi1978Album
East WindMasabumi Kikuchi1974Album
Hollow OutElvin Jones / Masabumi Kikuchi1973Album
Masabumi Kikuchi With Gil EvansMasabumi Kikuchi, Gil Evans1972Album
Poesy : The Man Who Keeps Washing His HandsMasabumi Kikuchi, Masahiko Togashi, Gary Peacock1971Album
All About Dancing MistMasabumi Kikuchi1971Album
Jazz Festival With '71 Poll WinnersTerumasa Hino, Kohsuke Mine, Sadao Watanabe, Takeru Muraoka, Masabumi Kikuchi, Yoshiaki Masuo, Kunimitsu Inaba, Motohiko Hino, Toshiyuki Miyama & The New Herd, Kimiko Kasai1971Album
In ConcertJoe Henderson And Masabumi Kikuchi, Terumasa Hino1971Album
Poo-SunMasabumi Kikuchi1970Album
H. G. And PrettyMasabumi Kikuchi, Terumasa Hino, Hiroshi Suzuki, Takeru Muraoka, Kunimitsu Inaba, Motohiko Hino1968Single
Exciting Jazz SpiritNorio Maeda, Hidehiko Matsumoto, Shungo Sawada, Masanaga Harada, Masabumi Kikuchi, Masahiko Togashi, George Otuka1968Compil.
Raw Material #1DJ Hiro, Masabumi KikuchiAlbum
DJ Hiro's EPDJ Hiro & Masabumi KikuchiAlbum
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