Ishikawa, Hisao [Q ]
- Yozo Iwanami
(b Tokyo, Oct 9, 1931). Japanese tenor and soprano saxophonist and flutist . After attending the Tokyo University of Economics he studied tenor saxophone with the trumpeter Saburo Okada and played at American military bases; the tenor saxophonist School Boy Porter influenced his early style. He worked with Junior Cook, Blue Mitchell, and Stanley Turrentine in Japan and was a member of a group led by the drummer Ricky Nakayama and of the Seven Fukuzin. In ...