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Hideo Shiraki

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Hideo Shiraki

Hideo Shiraki has been played on NTS shows including Throwing Shade, with In Fiesta first played on 10 January 2015.

Hideo Shiraki (白木秀雄; born 1 January 1933 in Tokyo; died 31 August 1972) was a Japanese jazz drummer and bandleader, best known for his work in the 1950s and 1960s. Famed earlier on for hard bop, he later explored world jazz.

Shiraki emerged in the new Japanese jazz scene of the 1950s that grew out of the influence of the US occupying forces.[1] He studied percussion at the Tokyo School of Fine Arts and, during this period, played with Masashi Nagao's Blue Coats.

In the late 1950s…

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祭りの幻想
Hideo Shiraki
Think! Records2005
祭りの幻想
Hideo ShirakiThink! Records2005
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In Fiesta
Hideo Shiraki
Teichiku Records1961
In Fiesta
Hideo ShirakiTeichiku Records1961
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