Masaaki Suzuki is an organist, harpsichordist and conductor, and the founder and musical director of the Bach Collegium Japan. He was born in Kobe to parents who were both Christian and amateur musicians. He studied composition and organ at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, and was later taught harpsichord and organ by Ton Koopman and Piet Kee at the Sweelink Conservatory in Holland. In 1993 he began teaching at Kobe University, and founded the Bach Collegium in 1990. The group began giving concerts regularly in 1992, and made its first recordings three years later.
SE7EN (Korean: 세븐, born Choi Dong-Wook, 최동욱, Hanja: 崔東昱, November 9, 1984) is an electropop and R&B singer from Seoul, South Korea. Se7en began training under a management agency YG Entertainment at the age of 15. After 4 years of training in voice and dance, Se7en made his debut in 2003 and became successful throughout Asia. His impressive vocal range, smooth dance moves, and his refusal to lip-sync during live performances has earned him accolades in the music industry as well as heartthrob status.
Freak folk experimental artist. Masaki Batoh (????) is the founding member, singer, and guitarist of the Japanese psychedelic super group Ghost.
Safari is a Chilean Hip-hop group, influenced by seminal acid techno, oldskool hip hop, and Cannibal Ox, El-P, and uk grime. Safari also an Japan Instrumental band formed by Gregg Lee (bass), Shiro Ito (drums), Yoshimasa Shiozaki (guitar), Akiyoshi Adachi (percussion) and Kazuhiro Matsuishi (vibraphone). Safari is also an american "indie garage rock" Band based in Cleveland, Ohio. Nico Walker (guitar), Bill Webb (bass) and Lance Ballard (percussion).
Crush 40, previously known as Sons of Angels, was originally formed as a project band to record music for Sega's arcade racing game NASCAR Rubbin' Racing, or EA Sports NASCAR Arcade in the west. The core of the group is hard rock guitarist Jun Senoue and melodic rock vocal legend Johnny Gioeli. As of late, the band comprises of the following members:
* Vocals: Johnny Gioeli
* Guitars: Jun Senoue
* Bass: Takeshi Taneda
* Drums: Katsuji
There are 2 bands with the name Ventura. (1) Ventura (Switzerland) - Phil (Guitar, Vocals); Mike (Drums) and Diego (Bass) - is a three piece from Switzerland founded in summer of 2002. Ventura has shared stage with fine acts such as The pAper chAse, Medications, Cat On Form and Scumbucket. In 2005, the band released two 10'' splits vinyl on Get a Life Records. The first split was shared with the mighty swiss band Disco Doom and the second with the brutal Cortez. In 2006, Ventura released its first full length Pa Capona.
There is more than one artist with this name:
1. An onkyo experimental band from Japan
2. An American electronica/indie rock band from Detroit, Michigan. 1. Filament, consists of former Ground Zero members Otomo Yoshihide and Sachiko M, two of the defining artists of the onkyo music movement. In contrast to the dense, "chopped up", genre-hopping style of Ground Zero, Filament explores minimalist free-improvisation, concerned often with narrow-variations in tone and timbre usually without rhythmic structure or more than the slightest fragments of melody.
From the outskirts of Tokyo, from the most unknown prefecture in the country, comes the most exciting and brightest hopes in funk ever. The six-piece phenomenon, the nasty groove-making cats, the deep-dapping and history changing dogs call themselves the Mountain Mocha Kilimanjaro. Well dressed, slick but playing some of the rawest and deepest funk that would shake anyone's booty, and add that with furious energy of a rock and roll band , and you have these amazing gentlemen.