YMD is not only the initials of Yoshihiro Egawa, Makoto Asari and Duo, but also it comes from the concept of Haruomi Hosono of Yellow Magic Orchestra as known as YMO globally in 1980’s. Yoshihiro Egawa is a saxophonist and a founder of J-SAXER QUARTET. He studied the saxophone with Prof. Arata Sakaguchi at Musashino Academia Musicae in Tokyo and with Dr. Fredrick Hemke at Northwestern University in Illinois, USA. He performed at the 14th World Saxophone Congress in Ljubljana, and 15th World Saxophone Congress in Bangkok including a world premiere piece for saxophone quartet. He is active as a soloist and a leader of saxophone quartet and quintet. Makoto Asari is a saxophonist, a founder of Vive! Saxophone Quartet, and a member of J-SAXER QUARTET. He studied the saxophone with Prof. Makoto Suda at Musashino Academia Musicae in Tokyo. He performed at the World Saxophone Congress in Ljubljana, in Bangkok and in Strasbourg. He has been invited as a guest soloist performing in USA, France, Thailand, Singapore and Hong Kong, and is active both in Japan and abroad.
Yoshihiro Egawa, saxophone
Makoto Asari, saxophone
Jul 11 201814:15
recitalShin-ichiro Ikebe (1943): Bivalence VDaisuke Shimizu (1980): Balmy Wind (duo version - premiere performance)Tokuhide Niimi (1947): Saxophone Spiral - II. Agony
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