He released numerous albums he led the making of such as the U.S. release "Amorphism", recorded in trio with Steve Gadd(Ds) and Eddie Gomez(B), and "Randooga", born from the occasion of "Select Live Under The Sky '90" ("Japan Jazz Award" by Swing Journal Magazine) which was released in France. His jazz festival appearance includes Berlin, Donau Eschingen, Moers, Montreux, and East Meets West In New York, and the concert tours in Africa, Australia, Russia, and Latin America. As music composer and arranger he participated in recordings of many well-known musicians such as Nancy Wilson, Art Farmer, Helen Merrill, NAKAGAWA Masami, ITOH Kimiko, and MIYAMOTO Fumiaki. He composed and produced two release of a new direction "RANMON for orchestra and three improvisers" (1987) and "Concerto for the WAVE III and orchestra" (1988) and pavilion pieces as "World Exposition - Local Governance Memorial Hall" (1970) and "Flower and Green Exposition - JT Memorial Hall" (1990). Other compositions include "The Belair Strings Series" where he used a pseudonym, Richard Dusenberg III.
He also works on TV programs, movies, and CM in Japan. He composed and arranged the pieces combined with the traditional buddhist monk music for "BUDDHIST MUSIC with 1000 Syomyo Voices" at Budokan in Tokyo in 1993. This work attracted attentions from different disciplines. He created his own production label BAJ Records in 1997 and his activities continually grow and diversify. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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