Kazue Sawai

沢井 一恵

Also known as Sawai Kazue, 沢井 一恵, 沢井一恵
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Discography of Kazue Sawai:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Yaeyama Yugyoh 4 Audio 1996 JABARA
2 Organic - Mineral 8 Audio 2001 In Situ
3 Live At Hall Egg Farm 4 Audio 2000 Sparkling Beatnik Records
4 Temps Couché 5 Audio 1998-05-13 Les Disques Victo
5 Une Chance Pour L'Ombre 3 Audio 2004 Bab-Ili
6 Eye To Eye 11 Audio 1987
7 Koto Plays "Chidori" 7 Audio 1978 RCA
8 Haru No Umi / Masterpieces Of Koto 6 Audio 1976 RCA
9 Air On The G-String Sebastian Bach Played By The Koto 15 Audio 1972 RCA Red Seal
10 The Wind Is Calling Me Outside - Kazue Sawai Plays Yuji Takahashi 4 Audio 1990 ALM Records

Kazue Sawai (1941, Kyoto) is a Japanese koto and jushichigen [17-string bass koto] player and one of the pioneers of contemporary Japanese music.

Kazue began studying the koto at the age of eight under Michio Miyagi and graduated from Tokyo national university of fine arts.

She collaborated, among others, with Takahashi Yuji, Peter Hamill, John Zorn, Sofia Gubaidulina or Bang on a can.

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