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Casiopea was a Japanese jazz fusion band that was formed in 1976 by guitarist Issei Noro and bassist Tetsuo Sakurai. In 1977, keyboardist Minoru Mukaiya and drummer Takashi Sasaki joined the group. The group debuted with the album Casiopea in 1979, featuring Randy Brecker and Michael Brecker as guest musicians. In 1980, Takashi was replaced by Akira Jimbo. Casiopea has released over 30 albums to date in both Japan and the United States.

The album Eyes of the Mind was released in the United States in 1981. They then released the album Mint Jams in 1982, followed by Four by Four the same year, which was a collaborative album with some members of Fourplay, including Lee Ritenour, Harvey Mason, Nathan East and Don Grusin. Their first overseas concert was held in the United Kingdom in 1983. The group has toured Europe, South America, Australia, and Southeast Asia....
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Music

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    Best Studio Selection - Gentle & Mellow


    2006
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    We Want More

    Geneon Entertainment
    2006
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    Main Gate

    Geneon
    2006
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    Be


    1998
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    Light And Shadows

    Pony Canyon
    1997
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    Made In Melbourne

    Pioneer
    1994
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    Answers

    Alfa
    1994
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