Veteran composer/producer Ryuichi Sakamoto returns to North American in support of his latest release, 'playing the piano & out of noise.' Sakamoto's career has touched many genres, from classical works to film scores, opera, synthpop and dance tracks. His early work as a member of Yellow Magic Orchestra led to his first album as a solo artist, 'The Thousand Knives of Ryu-ichi Sakamoto' in 1978. His discography includes over 40 albums, soundtracks and compilations, with an Academy Award for his contribution to the score for 'The Last Emperor.'
Added by Upcoming Robot on September 9, 2010