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Isao Suzuki

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Isao Suzuki Isao Suzuki is the grand master of jazz in Japan. He is a bassist, multi instrumentalist, composer, arranger, producer, and bandleader. He was born on January 3, 1933 in Tokyo. When he was a college student back in December 1953 he went to see Louis Armstrong All Stars in Tokyo. Milt Hinton, the best player ever, 43 at the time, was playing. Luckily Isao could see him playing from the front seat, and he was totally taken aback by Milt’s bass. When Milt said, “I pick and you clap,” and played solo bass very casually for 15 minutes, Isao was so moved by the sound that he couldn’t stop crying. Milt smiled at Isao when he noticed that Isao was so moved and crying

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Samba Club

Label: Paddle Wheel
Released: 2012

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Zun-Bararin [一刀両断]

Label: Paddle Wheel
Released: 2010

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Hip Dancin'

Label: Paddle Wheel
Released: 1998

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Three Cushion

Label: Paddle Wheel
Released: 1981

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Self-Portait

Label: Paddle Wheel
Released: 1981

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Foo Fou Fool

Label: Paddle Wheel
Released: 1981

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My Spare Time

Label: Paddle Wheel
Released: 1978

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Cadillac Woman

Label: Paddle Wheel
Released: 1977

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Now's The Time

Label: Paddle Wheel
Released: 1974


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