Sadao Watanabe

Sadao Watanabe

Also known as S. Watanabe, S.Watanabe, Sadao, Sadao Watenabe, Watanabe, 渡辺貞夫, 渡辺貞夫 セクステット
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.sadao.com/, http://www.icnet.ne.jp/~acchan/sw.htm

Discography of Sadao Watanabe:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Sweet Deal 12 Audio 1991 Warner Music (Germany)
2 How's Everything 11 Audio 1980
3 Parker's Mood - Sadao Watanabe Live At Bravas Club '85 6 Audio 1985 WEA Musik GmbH
4 Round Trip 4 Audio 1970 CBS/Sony
5 Any Other Fool/Miles Apart 3 Audio 1989 Elektra
6 Parker's Mood - Sadao Watanabe Live At Bravas Club '85 6 Audio 1986 Elektra
7 Rendezvous 8 Audio 1984 Elektra
8 Sadao Watanabe 8 Audio 2007-04-06 Think! Records
9 Kenya Ya Africa 13 Audio 1973
10 Sadao 2000 10 Audio 2000
11 Mbali Africa 13 Audio 2000-03-23 SME Records
12 Hunt Up Wind 8 Audio 1980 Inner City Records
13 Fill Up The Night 8 Audio 1989 WEA
14 Fill Up The Night 8 Audio 1983 WEA
15 Maisha 10 Audio 1985 WEA
16 Fill Up The Night 8 Audio 1983 Elektra Musician
17 Rendezvous 8 Audio 1984 Elektra
18 Hunt Up Wind 8 Audio 1978 Flying Disk
19 Echo 8 Audio 1979 CBS/Sony
20 Jazz Samba 12 Audio 2007 KOCH Records
21 My Dear Life 8 Audio 1977
22 Tip Away 4 Audio 1985 Elektra
23 Maisha 10 Audio 1985 Elektra
24 Morning Island 8 Audio 1979 Flying Disk
25 Bird Of Paradise 8 Audio 1979 Flying Disk
26 Broadcast Tracks '69-'72 30 Audio 2006-06-21 Victor
27 Autumn Blow 6 Audio 1977 Inner City Records
28 My Dear Life 8 Audio 1977 Inner City Records
29 My Dear Life 8 Audio 1994-06-25 JVC
30 How's Everything 10 Audio 1990 CBS/Sony
31 Selected 15 Audio 1989 Elektra
32 The Best, Vol. 1 8 Audio Ivory Records (3)
33 The Best, Vol. 2 7 Audio Ivory Records (3)
34 Open Road 13 Audio 1978 CBS/Sony
35 Earth Step 11 Audio 1993 Verve Forecast
36 Orange Express 7 Audio 1981 Columbia
37 Round Trip 4 Audio 1974 Vanguard
38 Elis 7 Audio 1988 Elektra
39 California Shower 7 Audio 1978 Inner City Records
40 Elis 7 Audio 1988 Elektra
41 Nice Shot! 8 Audio 1980 Flying Disk
42 California Shower 7 Audio 1978 Flying Disk
43 Orange Express 7 Audio 2000-07-07 SME Records
44 Here's To Love 2 Audio 1984 Elektra
45 Morning Island 8 Audio 1991 JVC
46 Orange Express 7 Audio 1981 CBS
47 Fill Up The Night 8 Audio 1983 Elektra Musician
48 Good Time For Love 8 Audio 1986 WEA
49 No Problem 2 Audio 1980 Columbia
50 Fly Me To The Moon 12 Audio 1986-08-05 JVC


Born: 1st February 1933 in Tochigi Prefecture.

Renowned Japanese jazz musician playing alto saxophone, sopranino saxophone and flute is one of the pioneers of "Jap Jazz". Moved to Tokyo after graduating from high school and then, in 1962, moved to Boston to study at Berklee College of Music. He has released more than 50 albums and is also recognised as a talented photographer having produced six publications of his work.


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