Label: Better Days - CTK-7090-BD,宇宙の愛 - none • Format: Cassette Album, Reissue, Unofficial Release • Genre: Electronic, Jazz • Style: Fusion, Ambient
He is known for his interpretations of the music of J. Bachin particular the " Cello Suites " re-arranged for and performed on tenor saxophone. During this time he has lived in London, Paris and Tokyo. He released his first solo album, Get Youin and Yasuaki Shimizu - Kakashi won a following with his experimental rock band Mariah,  with whom he released five albums.
Over the same period Shimizu recorded solo albums including IQ and Kakashiwhich built on the alternative-music foundations set down by Mariah.
These were reissued in as a two-disc set nos From through Shimizu divided his time between Paris and Londonmaking his contribution to the multicultural and re-energized European music scene by recording, collaborating and performing with various international artists.
His experiences over this period also gave him an altogether new perspective on his own musical roots. This approach is also Yasuaki Shimizu - Kakashi in his "Bach-Saxophone-Space" concert series performed at such locations as Kodaiji Temple in Kyoto in Osaka Shinbun 6 Decthe Niitsu, Genichiro-Inokuma and Mito art museums between andand an underground car park in Shibuya Mainichi Daily SeptTokyo InShimizu made his playful one-man-band concept of the Saxophonettes into a real-life quintet, featuring Ryoko Egawa, Hirokazu Hayashida, Ryota Higashi and Hiroshi Suzuki in an ensemble of three tenor and two baritone saxophones.
Their album Pentatonica transcends genre limitations in a recording based on the five-note pentatonic scale. Featuring new compositions as well as arrangements of Ethiopian traditional music, it displays Shimizu's individuality: from his choice of recording locations and painstaking approach to sound production, to the immediacy of live performance conveyed through the interplay between musicians.
Beyond recording, the group has performed extensively in Japan as well as in MoscowHavana  and Hong Kongwith other tours in the works. He also wrote the score for the Oscar-nominated and award-winning documentary Cutie and the Boxer by Zachary Yasuaki Shimizu - Kakashi.
The album Music for Commercialsa collection of his melodies aired as TV jingles, was released in He has worked with iconic Japanese comedian and director Hitoshi Matsumoto scoring the films Symbol and Scabbard Samurai Excerpts from the installation were released on the album Seventh Garden Between andhis concerts with the Yasuaki Shimizu - Kakashi at venues in Tokyo and Osaka featured as guest artist the contemporary dancer Masako Yasumoto. In Shimizu collaborated with Yasuaki Shimizu - Kakashi artist Masaki Fujihata on his project Voices of Aliveness a multimedia public recording, installation and performance for the Estuaire Biennale in NantesFrance.
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