- Kazunori Sugiyama
(b Tokyo, April 16, 1947). Japanese tenor saxophonist. Self-taught, he played clarinet and alto saxophone from the age of 13 and later specialized on the tenor instrument. From 1965 he performed in the groups led by the drummer Akira Ishikawa, the guitarist Kiyoshi Sugimoto, George Otsuka, Terumasa Hino (at the Berlin Jazz Festival, ...