Masahiko Togashi

Masahiko Togashi — 富樫雅彦 (March 22, 1940 — Aug. 22, 2007) — was a Japanese jazz-drummer who played backup for saxophonist Sadao Watanabe during the late 1960s, graduating to the post-bop quartet Four Units with pianist Masahiko Sato for a 1969 album on Union Records. During the 1970s and ’80s, Togashi released numerous free/improve albums in solo and collaborative form on Denon Jazz, East Wind, Paddle Wheel, and numerous other labels.

Discography:

  • Speed and Space (1969)
  • We Now Create (1969)
  • Canto of Aries (1971)
  • Isolation (1971 • Masahiko Togashi & Mototeru Takagi)
  • Song for Myself (1974)
  • Spiritual Nature (1975)
  • Story Of Wind Behind Left (1975)
  • C.P.U. (Cosmic Pulsation Unity) (1975)
  • Guild for Human Music (1976)
  • Rings (1976)
  • Essence (1977)
  • Sketch (1977)
  • Motion (1977)
  • Twilight (1977 • Masahiko Togashi – Yuji Takahashi)
  • Tidal Wave (1978)
  • Voice From Yonder (1978)
  • A Day of the Sun (1979 • Masahiko Togashi & Isao Suzuki)
  • Session in Paris, Vol. 1: Song of Soil (1979)
  • Kizashi 兆 (1980 • Togashi-Yamashita Duo)
  • Session in Paris, Vol. 2: Colour of Dream (1980)
  • Spiritual Moments (1981)
  • Flame Up (1982 • Masahiko Togashi with Kazutoki Umezu and Yoriyuki Harada)
  • Pulsation (1983 • Masahiko Togashi & Masayuki Takayanagi)
  • Breath (1984 • Hozan Yamamoto, Masahiko Togashi & Yosuke Yamashita)
  • Bura-Bura (1986)
  • Scene (1987)
  • Senza tempo (1990 • Masahiko Togashi / Haruna Miyake / Yuji Takahashi / Jean-François Jenny-Clark)

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