Masahiko Sato

Masahiko Sato — 佐藤允彦 (born Oct. 6, 1941) — is a Japanese jazz pianist and composer who has appeared on more than 200 albums since the late 1960s. In 1969, he partook in the post-bop quartet Four Units, which released one album on Union Records. Between 1970 and 1990, he released numerous albums in solo and collaborative form on Columbia, Denon Jazz, Openskye, and numerous other labels. During the early 1980s, he recorded two albums with jazz-funk combo Medical Sugar Bank.

Discography:

  • Palladium (1969)
  • Canto of Libra (1970 • Toshiyuki Miyama and His New Herd + M. Sato)
  • Amalgamation 恍惚の昭和元禄 (1971 • 佐藤允彦とサウンド・ブレイカーズ)
  • A Path Through Haze (1971 • Attila Zoller & Masahiko Sato)
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water (1971 • Masahiko Satoh, Jiro Inagaki & His Big Soul Media)
  • Duologue (1971 • Attila Zoller & Masahiko Sato)
  • Metempsychosis (1971 • Stomu Yamash’ta & Masahiko Satoh)
  • Pianology (1971 • Masahiko Sato and Wolfgang Dauner)
  • Spontaneous (1971 • Albert Mangelsdorff, Masahiko Sato, Peter Warren & Allen Blairman)
  • Transformation 69/71 (1971 • Masahiko Satoh Trio)
  • Trinity (1971 • Masahiko Sato, Peter Warren & Pierre Favre)
  • Samādhi (1972 • Masahiko Meets Gary)
  • Yamataifu (1972 • Toshiyuki Miyama & His New Herd: Masahiko Sato)
  • デマ (Rumour) (1973 • Yasutaka Tsutsui, Kosuke Ichihara & Masahiko Sato)
  • ふたりのひとりごと まさか夫妻の作品集 (1973 • Chinatsu Nakayama & Masahiko Sato)
  • Belladonna: Colonna sonora originale del film (OST, 1975)
  • Kwan-Ji-Zai (観自在) – Solo Piano (1976)
  • Yǔn – Solo Piano-2 (1976)
  • Pavane Lachrymae (1978)
  • All-In All-Out (1979)
  • Masahiko Satoh and Medical Sugar Bank (1980 • Masahiko Satoh and Medical Sugar Bank)
  • Next Wave (1980 • Hozan, Friesen + 1)
  • As If… (1985 • 佐藤允彦 [Masahiko Sato], Eddie Gómez & Steve Gadd)
  • Samadhi (1985 • Masahiko Meets Gary)
  • Amorphism (1986)
  • Silky Adventure (1986 • Hozan Yamamoto with Masahiko Satoh)
  • Lunar Cruise (1990 • Midori Takada & Masahiko Sato)

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