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Kazumi Watanabe

Born in 1953 in Tokyo, Kazumi Watanabe was taken up with the jazz tradition in his teens, and has studied electric guitar under Sadanori Nakamure. He made his solo debut in 1971 with the album “INFINITE”, and was acclaimed as a promising guitar prodigy.

In 1979, he joined a group of innovative musicians such as Ryuichi Sakamoto, Akiko Yano and Shuichi Murakami to form the legendary all-star band KYLYN, making an impact on the Japanese music scene. In autumn of the same year, he participated in the world tour of Yellow Magic Orchestra. Its huge success brought the name KAZUMI an international recognition.

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Albums

Guitar Renaissance Ⅳ
Guitar Renaissance Ⅳ
Wea/Elektra
2007
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[no cover]
Pandora
Domo
1991
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[no cover]
Dogatana
Domo
1989
buy
[no cover]
Kilowatt
Domo
1989
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[no cover]
The Spice Of Life Too
Domo
1988
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[no cover]
The Spice Of Life 2
Domo
1988
buy

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