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4x4 (Casiopea album)

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Released  December 16, 1982
Producer  Shunsuke Miyazumi
Artist  Casiopea
Label  Alfa Records
Length  30:25
4x4 (1982)  Photographs (1983)
Release date  1982
Genre  Jazz fusion
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Recorded  from October 12 to 29, 1982
Studio  Studio "A", Shibaura, Tokyo
Similar  Cross Point, Jive Jive, Sun Sun, The Soundgraphy, Down Upbeat

4×4 FOUR BY FOUR is the eighth album by Casiopea recorded and released in 1982. Lee Ritenour, Harvey Mason, Nathan East, and Don Grusin participated in the recording of this album.


Lee Ritenour, Harvey Mason and Nathan East, along with pianist Bob James, rather than Don Grusin, went on to become the Original members of Fourplay in 1991.


  • Issei Noro – Electric guitar (YAMAHA SG-2000, SG-1000 Fretless), Acoustic guitar (on B2), Percussion (on A2, A3, B3)
  • Lee Ritenour – Electric guitar (Ibanez, Fender Stratocaster, Ovation Nylon Strings), Classical guitar (on A2), Acoustic Guitar (on B2)
  • Minoru Mukaiya – Keyboards (YAMAHA GS-1, CS-70M, CP-35, Oberheim OB-Xa, Moog the SOURCE)
  • Don Grusin – Keyboards (Acoustic Piano (on A2), YAMAHA CP-80 (on A1, B1), Oberheim OB-Xa (on A2, B2), Rhodes (on A3, B3))
  • Tetsuo Sakurai – Electric Bass (YAMAHA BB-2000 Milk Bass) (on A2、B1、B3), Percussion (on B3)
  • Nathan East – Electric Bass (YAMAHA BB-2000, Roland GR-33B) (on A1、A3、B1、B2)
  • Akira Jimbo – drums (YAMAHA YD-9000R), Percussion (on A3, B2, B3)
  • Harvey Mason – drums (Premier Sound Wave Custom) (on A1、B1、B3), Marimba (on A2、B2)
  • Production

  • Producer – Shunsuke Miyazumi
  • Associate Producer – Satoshi Nakao
  • Recording and Mixing Engineer – Norio Yoshizawa
  • Assistant Engineer – Atsushi Saito, Shinji Miyoshi
  • Mastering Engineer – Osamu Shimoju
  • Mixed – Norio Yoshizawa, Issei Noro
  • Art Direction and Design – Nao Magami, Shinya "SHAR" Asami
  • Illustration - Shinya "SHAR" Asami
  • Remastering engineer - Kouji Suzuki (2016)
  • Songs

    2Pavane -Pour Une Infante Dẻfunte5:33


    4x4 (Casiopea album) Wikipedia

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