CD Album


Kyoji Yamamoto

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Release Date October 17, 2017
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Catalog No.DAKTIMEC-4
JAN/ISBN 4580096510066
Product Type CD
Number of Discs 1


[Machine Translation] A masterpiece that reaches new heights with its magnificent fusion of guitar instrumentation and song. The album is a dramatic fusion of guitar and classical music, and the interweaving of music and poetry that reaches deep into the heart is like a grand symphony. 19-minute suite "Voice of the Wind" and the classical masterpiece "Jupiter" are some of the highlights of this album. The 19-minute suite "Voice of the Wind," the classical masterpiece "Jupiter," and the entire album is a concept album with a different feel from his previous SOLO works. <profile> Born March 23, 1956 in Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture, he began playing guitar at the age of 15 and entered the Yamaha Nemu School of Music at the age of 18. While still in school, he was selected as the lead guitarist and lead vocalist of BOWWOW. At the time of his debut, his tours with Kiss and Aerosmith attracted a great deal of attention, and he always led the Japanese rock scene with his dynamic and overwhelming sound and guitar technique. He has been active in Europe and the U.S. for about four years, and his influence on famous overseas artists is also significant. In addition to his band activities, he has been active in the international music scene with his wide range of musical skills, including guitar instrumental albums, sessions with jazz and fusion musicians, acoustic storytelling, and production of other artists.

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VOICE OF THE WIND / 山本恭司 / Kyoji Yamamoto

壮大なるギターインストと歌の世界を見事に融合させた、新境地に達したともいえる傑作。ドラマティックに展開するギターとクラシックの融合、心の奥深くまで届く音楽と詩の織りなす世界はまるで壮大なる交響曲のよう山本恭司の美学がここに。19分にも及ぶ組曲”ヴォイス オブ ザ ウインド”、クラッシックの名作”ジュピター”など、全体を通してこれまでのSOLO作品とも異なる趣を備えたコンセプトアルバム。<プロフィール>1956年3月23日 島根県松江市生まれ、15歳でギターを始め、18歳でヤマハ・ネム音楽院に入学。在学中にBOWWOWのリード・ギタリスト、リード・ヴォーカリストに抜擢、デビュー当時はキッスやエアロスミスとのツアーが大きな話題を呼び、豪快で圧倒的なサウンドとギターテクニックにより常に日本のロック・シーンをリードしてきた。その後VOW WOWを結成しロンドンをベースにヨーロッパ、アメリカで約4年間活動、海外有名アーティストへの影響力も大きい。バンド活動以外にもギター・インストゥルメンタル・アルバムやジャズ・フュージョン系ミュージシャンとのセッション、アコースティックの弾き語り、他アーティストのプロデュースに至るまでその幅広い音楽性を武器に世界の音楽シーンで活躍をしている。

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    Suite:Voice of the Wind / Kyoji Yamamoto
    Nessun Dorma / Giacomo Puccini
    Can You Hear Me? / Kyoji Yamamoto
    Jupiter / Gustav Holst
    Memories / Kyoji Yamamoto

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