John Kaizan Neptune

Also known as J. K. Neptune, John Neptune, Neptune John David

Discography of John Kaizan Neptune:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 River Rhythm 12 Audio 1994 Kosei
2 Bamboo 5 Audio 1981 Inner City Records
3 West Of Somewhere 7 Audio 1981 Milestone Records
4 Dance For The One In Six 8 Audio 1985 Fortuna Records
5 Shogun 8 Audio 1981 Inner City Records
6 Shogun 8 Audio 1981 Express
7 Kite 10 Audio 1992-06-14 Kosei
8 Dance For The One In Six 8 Audio 1985 Fortuna Records
9 Bamboo 5 Audio 1980 Far East
10 Bamboo 5 Audio 1980 Far East
11 Bamboo Textures 4 Audio 1979 Toshiba Records
12 Mixed Bag 8 Audio 1981 Eastworld
13 Two In Flight 8 Audio 1982 East Sound (2)
14 Tokyosphere 10 Audio 1988 JVC
15 The Circle 10 Audio 1986-01-21 Denon
16 Mixed Bag 8 Audio Eastworld
17 Words Can't Go There 10 Audio 1992 Oasis Productions


American player and builder of the shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute). He is known particularly for his use of the instrument in non-traditional contexts, such as jazz and cross-cultural music. He is acknowledged worldwide as one of the most gifted composers and performers of shakuhachi music and has created a unique synthesis of shakuhachi and American jazz fusion.


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