Members: Masao Tonari
Masao Tonari,a Japanese keyboard player and composer, was born in Hiroshima in 1951.â¨In 1971,he formed the rock band DATETENRYU in Kyoto who's original style had a great influence on the rock scene at that time.â¨His compositions contained a combination of many unique elements never heard in Japanese rock before;mysterious,psychedelic,rhythmical and soulful.
1st Album Masao Tonari "hohobun no suimyou" is going to be Oct 2007 in japan on the label banana songs.
Masao Tonari from Kyoto based band Datetenryu since 1971 who is one of the most important progressive rock band in Japanese Rock 'n' Roll history. The mysterious profundity, aesthetic, psychedelic, a beat, animism. Masao Tonari has got high evaluation in showing Japanese sounds with his original idea and power of expression. Finally, he releases the first studio recorded solo album which he made with versatile guests.
hohobun no suimyou Artist(MASAO TONARI)/ label--BANANA SONGS/WPR-1215 INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC
1.tears for life-2.vision for the songs-3.blue nights -4.My Country Song -5.kamidaigo-6.kibou no oka -
7.asian sprits-8.tango minimal music -9.two padsã
Naoko Arai(harp),Mamoru Inoue(b),Ryuji Uzuka(b), Thoru Ohta(g),
Yoshihiko Kitamura(wave box),Ryota Sakibara(paper box), Yasuhiko Tanaka(g),
Taiqui(drs), Hiroshi Funato(b),Keizo Nobori(sax)ã