Akira Sakata

Akira Sakata impresses as a skilled saxophonist, is a marine biologist and with his vocals from a far away time and place...

Since the late 1960s, Sakata has been a constant figure in jazz and creative music scenes as an ever evolving and adventurous, multi-instrumentalist, and member of classic groups such as Yamashita Yosuke Trio(1972 till 1979) and Wha-ha-ha plus many of his own, like the Sakata Akira mii. He played with legendary Pete Cosey, Hamid Drake, Bill Laswell, Hijokaidan and recently - beside Arashi - is active with Jim O'RourKe, Chris Corsano, The Thing.

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