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Primary Instrument: Bass

Born: January 2, 1933

Isao Suzuki

Isao Suzuki is the grand master of jazz in Japan. He is a bassist, multi instrumentalist, composer, arranger, producer, and bandleader. He was born on January 3, 1933 in Tokyo.

When he was a college student back in December 1953 he went to see Louis Armstrong All Stars in Tokyo. Milt Hinton, the best player ever, 43 at the time, was playing. Luckily Isao could see him playing from the front seat, and he was totally taken aback by Milt’s bass. When Milt said, “I pick and you clap,” and played solo bass very casually for 15 minutes, Isao was so moved by the sound that he couldn’t stop crying. Milt smiled at Isao when he noticed that Isao was so moved and crying. Isao was so fascinated by his performance, so three days later, Isao asked his mother to buy him a double bass....
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Music

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    Samba Club

    Paddle Wheel
    2012
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    Zun-Bararin [一刀両断]

    Paddle Wheel
    2010
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    Hip Dancin'

    Paddle Wheel
    1998
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    Three Cushion

    Paddle Wheel
    1981
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    Self-Portait

    Paddle Wheel
    1981
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    Foo Fou Fool

    Paddle Wheel
    1981
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    My Spare Time

    Paddle Wheel
    1978
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