Ayuo Takahashi

Ayuo Takahashi

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Ayuo (born October 19, 1960, in Tokyo, Japan and raised in New York City) is a composer, poet, lyricist, singer and performer of plucked string instruments including guitar, bouzouki, Irish harp and medieval instruments. Ayuo was an early member of Keiji Haino's Fushitsusha. Solo albums by Ayuo were released from 1984 onwards on Epic-Sony, JVC VIctor, MIDI Records, Tzadik, Zipangu, Seoul Records, Belle Antique, FOA Records, PSF Records. Most of these CDs can be seen and bought on Amazon by searching the name Ayuo. He has also composed many music- theater pieces, inspired by literary works. Worked with Peter Hammill, Ryuichi Sakamoto, members of The Pentangle, Steeleye Span. Fairport Convention, the guitarist-composer Carlos Alomar (band leader of David Bowie's band from the late 1970s to the late 1980s and composer of the hit song "Fame"), Jadranka Stojaković, and the producer musicians John Zorn and Bill Laswell and many studio musicians who regularly perform with Paul McCartney, Robert Plant, Elton John and others.Reviews of Ayuo's CDs in English can be seen at the following link:


A detailed profile with a list of CDs and albums can be found in English on the following Wikipedia page:

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Ayuo Takahashi Discography Tracks


28 3H-104 Ayuo Takahashi Carmina(LP, Album) Epic 28 3H-104 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
Ayuo Takahashi Memory Theatre (Album) Midi Inc. Japan 1985 Sell This Version
Ayuo Takahashi Silent Film (Album) Midi Inc. Japan 1985 Sell This Version
Ayuo Takahashi Nova Carmina (Album) Midi Inc. Japan 1986 Sell This Version
PSFD-64 Ayuo Takahashi Private Tapes 1985-1995(CD, Album) P.S.F. Records PSFD-64 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
VICG-60011 Ayuo* Songs From A Eurasian Journey(CD, Album) JVC VICG-60011 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
Ayuo* Earth Guitar 千の春の物語 = 1000 Springs And Other Stories (Album) Midi Inc. Japan 2000 Sell This Version
TZ 7227 Ayuo* Izutsu(CD, Album) Tzadik TZ 7227 US 2000 Sell This Version
TZ 7246 Ayuo* / Otha Hiromi* Ayuo* / Otha Hiromi* - Red Moon(CD, Album) Tzadik TZ 7246 US 2004 Sell This Version
TZ 7260 Ayuo* Aoi(CD, Album) Tzadik TZ 7260 US 2005 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

15SW-4503 高橋鮎生* しずかにおきてごらん(12", Promo) Switch 45R.P.M. 15SW-4503 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
FRDA-1003 Ayuo Takahashi Song Of Songs / Heavenly Blue(CD, Single, Mini) FOA Records FRDA-1003 Japan 1996 Sell This Version

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