Motoharu Yoshizawa

吉沢元治 (Yoshizawa Motoharu)

Also known as M. Yoshizawa, Moto Yoshizawa, Yoshizawa, Yoshizawa Motoharu, Yoshizawa Motoji, 吉沢元治

Discography of Motoharu Yoshizawa:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 北 [Nord] Duo '75 3 Audio 1995 ALM Records
2 Aida's Call 3 Audio 1999 Starlight Furniture Co.
3 平成元年Live! 上 5 Audio 1990 P.S.F. Records
4 Live In The First Year Of The Heisei, Volume Two 6 Audio 1990 P.S.F. Records
5 Gobbledygook 8 Audio 1990 P.S.F. Records
6 平成元年Live! 上 6 Audio 1990
7 Inland Fish 4 Audio 2003-10-22 PJL
8 Outfit: Bass Solo 2½ 8 Audio 2000 Vivid Sound Corporation
9 Dreams 2 Audio 2003 PJL
10 Inland Fish 4 Audio Trio Records
11 1983.3 グッドマン 2 Audio 2013 Not On Label (Goku Nonaka Self-released)
12 Oops! 3 Audio 1980 Not On Label
13 Outfit: Bass Solo 2½ 8 Audio 2004-02-24 3D (2)


Japanese free jazz and free improvisation bassist/cellist.

Died: 12 September 1998.

Played with several straight jazz groups in the 1960's including the Yoshiya Jun Group and the Kitamura Eiji Quintet. Jammed with Elvin Jones at the Pit Inn in Tokyo in 1966. Began playing solo free jazz bass sets in the 1970's, as well as collaborating with many free musicians including [a=Derek Bailey], [a=Steve Lacy], [a=Keiji Haino].


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