|Between Black and White CD (1999) Top Seller
Johnny Mori music CDs 1999 marked 20 years since the band's unique combination of distinctively Japanese elements -- June Kuramoto's classical-flavored koto, Johnny Mori's booming Taiko drum -- with funky pop, urban, and jazz sensibilities first hit the instrumental music charts, and 25 years since saxophonist and East L.A. native Dan Kuramoto first formed the ensemble. ...
||Another Place CD (1985) |
Johnny Mori CD discography Recording information: Capitol Records; Pacifica Studios; Sunset Sound Factory, Sunset Sound, Sound City Capito.
Directors: Allan Tate; John Kuramoto.
Personnel: June Kuramoto (vocals, koto, shamisen); Dan Kuramoto (vocals, flute, saxophone, keyboards, synthesizer, percussion, programming, computer); Danny Yamamoto (vocals, drums, percussion, drum programming); Darryl Phinnessee, Barbara Long, Jim Gilstrap, John Lehman, Julia Waters, Keithen Carter, ...
||Urban World Music CD (1996) |
Johnny Mori discography Urban World Music captures a revitalized and re-energized Hiroshima, full of new ideas and new ambitions. Although the title suggests that the album is composed of worldbeat explorations, that isn't quite the case. Like any Hiroshima album, Urban World Music is filled with fusions, but the music on this particular collection is ...
||L.A. CD (1994) |
Johnny Mori albums Principally recorded at Tofuville, Sunset Sound Factory and Sunset Sound Recording, Hollywood, California; O'Henry Sound Studios, Burbank, California.
With L.A., Hiroshima once again sell themselves short artistically. Except for the riveting "Native Son," they play it safe, as usual, and avoid anything challenging or adventurous. An excess of production and shortage of improvisation ...
||Go CD (1987)
Johnny Mori CD discography Recording information: Gonks; Ocean Way Recording; Sunset Sound Recording, Ocean Way Recording.
Photographer: William Hames.
Unknown Contributor Roles: Johnny Mori ; June Kuramoto.
Arrangers: Derek Nakamoto; George Duke.
Personnel: Dan Kuramoto (vocals, flute, shakuhachi, saxophone, keyboards, synthesizer, percussion, drum programming); Danny Yamamoto (vocals, drums, percussion); June Kuramoto (vocals, koto, shamisen); Brad Cole (vocals, keyboards, synthesizer, drum ...
||Best Of Hiroshima CD (1994)
Johnny Mori music CDs The Best of Hiroshima is a ten-track collection that contains a good overview of the fusion group's Epic recordings, including such cuts as "San Say," "One Wish," "Thousand Cranes," "Hawaiian Electric," "Island World," "I Do Remember," and "Time on the Nile." ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Includes liner notes by Michael Simpson.
Producers: Dan Kuramoto, ...
||Ongaku CD (1988) |
Johnny Mori songs Live Recording
Recorded at Ocean Way Recording Studios, Hollywood, California.
Engineers include: Allen Sides, Michael Evans, Hank Sanicola.
Hiroshima: Dan Kuramoto (vocals, saxophone, flute, Japanese flute, percussion); Teri Kusumoto (vocals, percussion); Jess Acuna (vocals, congas, percussion); June Okida Kuramoto (koto, soprano koto, bass koto, shamisen); Peter Hata (guitar); Dane Matsumoto (bass); Danny Yamamoto (drums, Japanese ...
||East CD (1989)
Johnny Mori albums Recording information: Capitol Recording Studios; Sunset sound Factory; Sunset Sound Recording.
Photographer: Steve Sakai.
Arrangers: George Del Barrio; Dan Kuramoto; Derek Nakamoto; Hiroshima ; Kimo Cornwell.
Personnel: Machun, Thomas J. Parker (vocals, guitar); Dan Kuramoto (vocals, flute, shakuhachi, saxophone, keyboards, synthesizer, programming, drum programming, background vocals); Dean Cortez, Jim Gilstrap, Phillip Ingram, Augie Johnson (vocals, ...
||Odori CD (1980) |
Johnny Mori discography Recorded at Ocean Way Recording Studios, Hollywood & Santa Monica, California. Originally released on Arista (9541).
Personnel: Dan Kuramoto (vocals, flute, saxophone, percussion); Jess Acuna (vocals, congas, percussion); Teri Kusumoto (vocals, percussion); Peter Hata (guitar); Richard Mathews (keyboards, synthesizer); Michael Boddicker (synthesizer); Danny Yamamoto (drums); Johnny Mori (taiko, percussion); Lillian Tyne, Jim Gilstrap, ...
||Third Generation CD (1983)
Johnny Mori songs Recording information: Conway Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA; Fiddler's Recording Studios, Inc., Hollywood, CA; Monterey Sound Studios, Glendale, CA; Ocean Way Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA; Sunset Sound Factory, Hollywood, CA.
Director: John Kuramoto.
Unknown Contributor Roles: Dan Kuramoto; June Kuramoto.
Arrangers: Dan Kuramoto; Danny Yamamoto; Dean Cortez; Derek Nakamoto; Teri Kusumoto; Johnny Mori ; Dave Iwataki; ...
||Providence CD (1992) |
Johnny Mori CD discography Ron Jensen, Clif Payne, Nordalisa Blackburn, Exetta Harris, David Coury, Michael Haddad, Michelle Carr, Jennifer Britzman, Donald Eaholz, Stephen Londo, Hank Berrings, Elise Brown, Phil Upchurch, Gary Jones, Randy Arnold, David Iwataki, Amy Hill, Randy Yoshimoto, Michael S. Henderson, David L. Geer, Vermettya Royster.
Background vocals: Dave Knight, Jim Gilstrap, Alex Brown, Lynn Fiddmont, Angel Rogers, Carmen Carter, ...