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Masayuki Takayanagi

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Also known as  "Jojo"
Years active  1951–91
Origin  Tokyo, Japan
Name  Masayuki Takayanagi
Occupation(s)  Musician
Role  Musician
Instruments  Guitar

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Born  December 22, 1932 (1932-12-22)
Died  June 23, 1991, Tokyo, Japan
Albums  Call In Question, Independence: Tread on Sure Ground
Genres  Jazz, Free improvisation, Noise
People also search for  Nobuyoshi Ino, Peter Kowald, Keiki Midorikawa
Associated acts  Kaoru Abe, Yoshihide Otomo, Keiji Haino, Nobuyoshi Ino, Masahiko Togashi

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Masayuki 'Jojo' Takayanagi (高柳昌行) (December 22, 1932 – June 23, 1991) was a Japanese jazz / free improvisation / noise musician. He was active in the Japanese jazz scene from the late 1950s. In the 1960s he formed New Directions (later New Direction Unit), which recorded several albums throughout the 1970s. He also recorded several albums with saxophonist Kaoru Abe, including Kaitai Teki Kohkan, Gradually Projection and Mass Projection.


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Partial discography

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  • Independence: Tread On Sure Ground (Tiliqua, 1970)
  • Call In Question (PSF, 1970, released 1994)
  • Live Independence (1970)
  • A Jazzy Profile Of Jojo (1970)
  • Kaitai Teki Kohkan (with Kaoru Abe 1970)
  • Mass Projection (with Kaoru Abe 1970)
  • Gradually Projection (with Kaoru Abe 1970)
  • Complete "La Grima" (1971)
  • Free Form Suite (1972)
  • Eclipse (1975)
  • April Is The Cruellest Month (1975)
  • Axis: Another Revolable Thing, Vol. 1 (1975, released 2006)
  • Axis: Another Revolable Thing, Vol. 2 (1975, released 2006)
  • Mass Hysterism: In Another Situation (1983)
  • Dislocation (1983)
  • Action Direct: Live At Zojoji Hall (1985)
  • El Pulso (1990)
  • Reason For Being (with Nobuyoshi Ino 1990)
  • Inanimate Nature: Action Direct/Live At Jean Jean (1990)
  • Three Improvised Variations On A Theme Of Qadhafi (1990)

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