Yosuke Yamashita

Yosuke Yamashita — 山下洋輔 (Feb. 26, 1942) — is a Japanese pianist and bandleader who released numerous albums with his namesake free-jazz trio on Victor World Group, Crown, and other labels between 1969 and 1980. In 1976, he collaborate with sci-fi author Yasutaka Tsutsui (筒井康隆) on the post-minimalist Frasco release .


  • Mina’s Second Theme (1969)
  • 木喰 Mokujiki (1971)
  • April Fool: Coming Muhammad Ali (1972)
  • Gugan (1973 • Yosuke Yamashita Trio with Brass 12 Introducing Takeo Moriyama)
  • Clay (1974 • Yamashita Trio)
  • Frozen Days (1975)
  • Up-to-Date (1975)
  • Chiasma (1976)
  • Montreux Afterglow (1976)
  • Banslikana (1976)
  • 家 (Ie) (1976 • 山下洋輔 [Yosuke Yamashita] & 筒井康隆 [Yasutaka Tsutsui])
  • Inner Space (1977 • Yosuke Yamashita / Adelhard Roidinger)
  • (1977 • Yosuke Yamashita Trio, 大駱駝艦 [Dairakudakan] & Gerald Oshita)
  • Sunayama 砂山 (1978)
  • Umbrella Dance (1978)
  • 筒井康隆文明 (Tsutsui Yasutaka Bunmei) (1978 • 筒井康隆, 山下洋輔トリオ)
  • A Tribute to Mal Waldron (1988)

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