- Kazunori Sugiyama
(b Toyama, Japan, Aug 9, 1966). Japanese tenor saxophonist. He took up piano at the age of six, trumpet at the age of 12, and tenor saxophone when he was 16; a year later he began doubling on the soprano instrument. In 1994 he became a member of Mikio Masuda’s quartet. Later he joined Junko Onishi’s Jazz Workshop (...