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Toshinori Kondo as Band Leader


Toshinori Kondo Trio (Toshinori Kondo, Yoshito Osawa, Shoji Hano)
19??


The Easy Music Band (Toshinori Kondo, Shoji Hano, Haruhiko Gotsu, Tetsu Yamauchi)
19??


Evolution Ensemble Unity - Concrete Voices
1976, EEU (Japan) - EEU 001

A-1.    ブリリアント・コーナーズ (T.Monk)
A-2.    ドロップス
A-3.    ボーン
A-4.    ドリフト
A-5.    ストーン・ブルース (M. Takagi)
B-1.    コンクリート・ヴォイセズ

Toshinori Kondo: Trumpet
Mototeru Takagi: Reeds
Morio Yoshida: Bass


Toshinori Kondo Quartet - What are you talking about?

1983,  IMA 003/DIW 1119

A-1.    From time to time (3'01")
A-2.    Waking (3'00")
A-3.    Out the back door (3'35")
A-4.    What are you talking about? (3'39")
A-5.    Fried rice field in the summer night (3'24")
B-1.    When Steve comes to Tokyo (3'08")
B-2.    Sasafrakiboo (3'47")
B-3.    Can Can street (3'24")
B-4.    Bitter Sweet (7'13")
B-5.    Fish song (2'25")

Toshinori Kondo: Trumpet, Voice, Chinese Oboe
Tristan Honsinger: Cello, Voice
Peter Kowald: Bass, Voice
Sabu Toyozumi: Drums, Voice

Not located in any store.


Tibetan, Blue, Air, Liquid - Kuuchuu Fuyuu
1983, DOMO/TRIO AW-25035, Polydor Japan - 25MX2511

1.    楽々々 Raku-raku-raku
2.    七拍子 7 time
3.    軽快足踏音曲 Light footwork song
4.    瀬戸内 Blue Setouchi blue
5.    若い娘のハネ踊り Young girls' jumpin' dance
6.    空のワレ目 A crack in the sky 
7.    エライコッチャ Eraikocha

Toshinori Kondo: Trumpet
Rodney Drummer : Electric Bass
Cecil Monroe : Drums
豊住芳三郎 "Sabu" Toyozumi : Percussion
Guest: Kazumi Watanabe : electric Guitar

Some do offer this recording but they can't deliver.


Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + IMA - Taihen   
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1984, Polydor (Japan) 28MX 2503 - Plexus (Europe) KMH 7090885

1.    Taihen
2.    The Day After
3.    Takao Blue
4.    A Song For Buddha
5.    Oiwake
6.    Shosuke-San

Toshinori Kondo: trumpet, vocal, little instruments, toys, talk
Rodney Drummer: electric-bass, talk, güiro
Cecil Monroe: drums
Yoshinori Teramae: electric-guitar
Taizo Sakai: electric-guitar
Fusako Fujimoto: background vocal
Rika Tanaka: background vocal

guests
Reck: electric-guitar
Bill Laswell: tapes
Kiyohiko Semba: percussion

Not located in any store. (only the combination CD with Metal Position).


Go to my Kondo collection Tokyo Meeting 1984 - IMA Festival Vol. 1
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1985, Dessert / Tojusha, T9A 1094 (CT with book & poster)

1.    Set K : Kondo / Kaiser / Laswell / Semba
2.    Set I : Brötzmann / Laswell
3.    Set B : Kondo / Brötzmann / Takahashi / Semba
4.    Set L : Watanabe / Takahashi / Semba
5.    Set G : Brötzmann / Kaiser / Watanabe / Drummer / Monroe / Semba
6.    Set H : Kondo / Takahashi
7.    Set E : Brötzmann / Kaiser / Laswell / Semba
8.    Set F (China Boogie) : Kondo / Brötzmann / Kaiser / Watanabe / Takahashi / Sakamoto / Laswell / Drummer / Monroe / Semba
9.    Set C : Kaiser / Sakamoto / Laswell

Unreleased sets :
Set A  : Watanabe / Sakamoto / Laswell / Drummer / Monroe / Semba
Set D  : Kondo / Watanabe / Takahashi / Drummer / Monroe
Set J   : Watanabe / Drummer / Monroe
Set M : Kondo / Brötzmann / Takahashi / Laswell / Semba
Set N  : Kondo / Brötzmann / Kaiser / Watanabe / Takahashi / Laswell / Drummer / Monroe / Semba

Recorded March 20-21, 1984 at the Live-Inn, Shibuya, Tokyo Edited by Toshinori Kondo

Toshinori Kondo: trumpet, chinese oboe, vocal, speaker, percussion
Peter Brötzmann: tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet, tarogato
Henry Kaiser: guitar
Kazumi Watanabe: guitar, ektar
Yuji Takahashi: piano, ektar, vocal, toy- piano
Ryuichi Sakamoto : synthesizer
Bill Laswell: bass
Rodney Drummer: bass
Cecil Monroe: drums
Kiyohiko Semba: percussion, ektar, piano (set G)

Not located in any store.


Toshinori Kondo + IMA - Metal Position
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1985, Jaro (Europe) - JARO 4127/EFA / Polydor Japan - 28MX2520

1.    Night Drive 5:36
2.    Cerezo Rosa 3:59
3.    Metalic Bamboo 4:49
4.    Black Dance 4:19
5.    We Know Smart 5:15
6.    Tea Girl 5:12
7.    Tricky Dicky fa fa fa 4:31
8.    Kaze 2:42

Toshinori Kondo: trumpet, voice, synthe-percussion
Reck: guitar, bass, percussion
Taizo Sakai: guitar
Haruo Togashi:  synthesizer, piano, soprano-sax, voice
Rodney Yamaki: drums, percussion

Not located in any store (only the combination CD with Taihen).


Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + IMA - Konton   
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1986, Epic/Sony (japan) 32.8H-71

1.    Sundown 5:22
2.    Yami 5:40
3.    Y.U 6:17
4.    Sandswitch 5:43
5.    YOYOYO 4:34
6.    Gan 7:44

Toshinori Kondo: trumpet
Haruo Togashi: keyboards
Reck (Friction): electric guitar, electric bass
Taizo Sakai: electric guitar
Hideo Yamaki: drums

It is offered by the some on-line record stores but I guess none can deliver.


Toshinori Kondo + IMA - Sundown / Y.U (analog single)
1986, Epic/Sony (Japan)

1. Sundown
2. Y U


Toshinori Kondo + IMA - Tokyo Girl / Porto Novo (cd-single)

1988, Alfa Records (Japan) - 13SA-11

1.    Tokyo girl[lots of]chemical mix
2.    Porto Novo
3.    資生堂アウスレーゼCM収録曲

Toshinori Kondo : Electric Trumpet, Vocal
Haruo Togashi : Keyboard, Background Vocal
ЯECK (Friction) : Electric Guitar
Taizo Sakai : Electric Bass & Guitar
Hideo Yamaki : Drums, Percussion


Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + IMA - Human Market
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1989, Jaro (Europe) - JARO 4146 / Alfa Records - 32XA-209

1.    Last Lost 5:43
2.    Banana Plantation 5:26
3.    Yellow Flag 4:51
4.    H - Woman 4:38
5.    Tokyo Girl 4:52
6.    Moon Noom 4:35
7.    Hoppoh 6:06
8.    A Town in your heart 3:45

Toshinori Kondo: trumpet, vocal
Haruo Togashi: keyboard, background vocal
Reck (Friction): electric guitar
Taizo Sakai: electric guitar, electric bass
Hideo Yamaki: drums, percussion

It is offered by the some on-line record stores but I guess none can deliver.


Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + IMA - Kamikaze Blow (pan-pacific live)
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1989, Alfa Records - 25A2-15

1.    Yami
2.    Last lost
3.    Banana plantation
4.    96
5.    Porto novo
6.    Y・U

Toshinori Kondo: Electric Trumpet, Vocal
Haruo Togashi : Keyboard, Background Vocal
ЯECK (Friction) : Electric Guitar & Bass
Taizo Sakai : Electric Bass & Guitar
Hideo Yamaki : Drums

Not located in any store.


Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + IMA - Tokyo Rose
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1990, Alfa Records (Japan) - ALFA ALCA-3

1    China demonstration (5'44")
2    F1 Republic (5'33")
3    Purple haze (4'35")
4    Timeless man (5'32")
5    Kimatta oretachi (3'51")
6    Misora (4'41")
7    Kanashii (5'24")
8    No more border line (5'02")
9    Cool okesa (3'31")
10  Metal bind (3'31")

KONDO IMA
Toshinori Kondo : Electric Trumpet, Vocal
Haruo Togashi : Keyboards
ЯECK (Friction) : Electric Guitar & Bass
Taizo Sakai : Electric Bass & Guitar
Hideo Yamaki : Drums, Percussion

GUEST MUSICIANS
DJ Takada : Scratch (3, 8)
Asuka Kaneko : Electric Violin (4)

Not located in any store.


Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + IMA - IMA in the '90s; The Bill Laswell remix (cd-single)
1991, Alfa Records (Japan) - ALCA-219

1.    Long Version 13.44
    a. China Demonstration
    b. F1 Republic
    c. No More Borderline
    d. Cool Odesa
    e. Metal Blind
2.    Short Version a.-e. (Kondo) 6.48

Not located in any store.


Toshinori Kondo + IMA - Fly, Jack / Invisible Man (cd-single)

1991, King Records (Japan) - Kids-43

1.    Fly, Jack
2.    Invisible Man

Toshinori Kondo : Trumpet, Vocal
Haruo Togashi : Keyboards
ЯECK (Friction) : Bass
Taizo Sakai : Guitar
Hideo Yamaki : Drums


Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + IMA - God.Zilla Funk

1991, Alfa Records (Japan) - ALCA-153

1.    Last lost (5'45")
2.    Banana plantation (5'26")
3.    北方 -Hoppoh- (6'07")
4.    Tokyo girl [Lots of] Chemical Mix (5'59")
5.    Yami (5'53")
6.    96 (4'33")
7.    Y・U (11'55")
8.    F1 Republic (5'33")
9.    Timeless man (5'32")
10.  Misora (4'41")
11.  No more border Line (5'02")

Selected from the albums "Human Market", "Kamikaze Blow", "Tokyo Rose" and CD-Single "Tokyo Girl/Porto Novo"

Toshinori Kondo : Electric Trumpet, Vocals
Яeck(Friction) : Electric Guitar, Electric Bass
Haruo Togashi : Keyboards, Synthesizer, chorus
Taizo Sakai : Electric Bass, Electric Guitar
Hideo Yamaki : Drums


Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + IMA - Imabari Meeting 1991 Live

1992, Meldac - meca-38001~2

Disc One:
1.    Toshinori Kondo/IMA - Marginal Moon 5.56
2.    Toshinori Kondo/IMA - Fire Makes Darkness 6.24
3.    Toshinori Kondo/IMA - Dry Throat 5.20
4.    Desa Sunda - Sunda 7.29
5.    Nenes With Sadadchina - Hachiharu 4.12
6.    Nenes With Sadadchina - Sunsami 2.45
7.    Nenes With Sadadchina - Yuri No Hana 2.42
8.    Nenes With Sadadchina - Kachashi 6.02
9.    Ginger Baker Band - One Thousand Hand's God 10.03
10.  Ginger Baker Band - Thank You Imabari 5.55
11.  Ginger Baker Band - Typhoon Island 4.57

Disc Two:
1.    Rankin Taxi & The Tropical Kings - Sayonara Sukininatta Hito 5.50
2.    Rankin Taxi & The Tropical Kings - Atama Karada 4.18
3.    Rankin Taxi & The Tropical Kings - Doryoku To Nintai 8.16
4.    Bill Laswell's Drop Zone - Tick Tack 10.45
5.    Bill Laswell's Drop Zone - Drop Body 5.37
6.    Toshinori Kondo/IMA - Brain War 6.26
7.    Toshinori Kondo/IMA - Metalic Bamboo 8.48
8.    Toshinori Kondo/IMA - Hoppoh 10.39

Not located in any store.


Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + IMA - Brain War

1992, Jaro (Europe) - JARO 4161-2 / King Records - KICS 107

1.    Brain War 4:10
2.    Blue Stone 4:44
3.    Dry Throat 4:45
4.    Fly, Jack 5:23
5.    Invisible Man 4:10
6.    Fire Makes Darkness 4:04
7.    Bone Man 3:28
8.    Marginal Moon 4:20
9.    Space Radio 2:54
10.  Ice City 6:48

Toshinori Kondo: trumpet, vocal
Haruo Togashi: keyboards
Reck.Friction: bass, guitar
Taizo Saki: guitar
Hideo Yamaki: drums

It is offered by the some on-line record stores but I guess none can deliver.


Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + IMA - Taihen / Metal Position
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1992, Jaro (Europe) - JARO 4166-2

1.    Taihen 7:42
2.    Takao Blue 5:59
3.    A Song For Buddha 7:16
4.    Oiwake 5:48
5.    Shosuke-San 7:28
6.    Night Drive 5:36
7.    Cerezo Rosa 3:59
8.    Metalic Bamboo 4:49
9.    Black Dance 4:19
10.  We Know Smart 5:15
11.  Tea Girl 5:12
12.  Tricky Dicky fa fa fa 4:31
13.  Kaze 2:42

1 - 5:
Toshinori Kondo: trumpet, vocal, little instruments, toys, talk
Rodney Drummer: electric-bass, talk, güiro
Cecil Monroe: drums
Yoshinori Teramae: electric-guitar
Taizo Sakai: electric-guitar
Fusako Fujimoto: background vocal
Rika Tanaka: background vocal

guests
Reck: electric-guitar
Bill Laswell: tapes
Kiyohiko Semba: percussion

6 - 13:
Toshinori Kondo: trumpet, voice, synthe-percussion
Reck: guitar, bass, percussion
Taizo Sakai: guitar
Haruo Togashi:  synthesizer, piano, soprano-sax, voice
Rodney Yamaki: drums, percussion

It is offered by the some on-line record stores but I guess none can deliver.


Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + IMA - Red City Smoke
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1993, Jaro (Europe) - JARO 4173-2 / MMG - AMCM-4179

1.    Space Killer 4:38
2.    Temptation Flower 4:52
3.    New Girl 5:35
4.    Lovers, Hold Up 3:43
5.    Blue Sky Battlezone 5:23
6.    Red City Smoke 3:38
7.    Sea 3:29
8.    Big Joy 5:08
9.    Moon Dream 5:22
10.  Beyond the Sorrow 3:04

Toshinori Kondo: electric trumpet, vocals, keyboard- bass
Haruo Togashi: keyboards, keyboard bass
Takahiro Watanabe: keyboard bass
Mari Nishizono: guitars, vocal on track 9
Taizo Saki: guitars
Hideo Yamaki: drums

It is offered by the some on-line record stores but I guess none can deliver.


Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo + IMA - Udeni Oboe Ari (cd-single)
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1993, Moon Records (Japan) - AMDM-6084

1. 腕におぼえあり
2. 腕におぼえあり(Slow Version)

Toshinori Kondo: Trumpet
Haruo Togashi: Keyboards
Яeck(Friction): Bass, Guitar
Taizo Sakai: Guitar
Hideo Yamaki: Drums


Tibetan, Blue, Air, Liquid Band (Re-issue)
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1999, ABCJ-50

Offered by Tower Records in Japan.


Toshinori Kondo + IMA - Taihen (Re-issue)
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1999, ABCJ-51

Offered by Tower Records in Japan.


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