Midori (band)

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Midori (ミドリ)
Origin Osaka, Japan
Years active 2003–2010
Website www.midori072.com
Members Mariko Gotō
Yoshitaka Kozeni
Keigo Iwami

Midori (ミドリ) was a four-member jazz-punk fusion band formed in 2003 in Osaka, Japan featuring Mariko on vocals, Yoshitaka on drums, Keigo Iwami on bass, and Hajime on keyboard. Their disbandment was publicly announced by vocalist Mariko Gotō on December 25, 2010, with their last show titled "Sayonara, Gotō-san" being played on December 28.

They released five albums – their last three on a major record label (Sony Japan.)

Original lineup[edit]

後藤まりこ (Mariko Gotō) - Guitars/Vocal
ハジメ (Hajime) - Keyboard/Piano
小銭喜剛 (Yoshitaka Kozeni) - Drums
岩見のとっつあん (Keigo Iwami) - Bass (Originally a support member)



  • ファースト (First) (November 25, 2005) CPAR-2004
  • セカンド♥ (Second) (April 4, 2007) XQBU-1001
  • 清水 (Shimizu / Spring Water) (November 21, 2007) AICL 1899-1900
  • あらためまして、はじめまして、ミドリです。(Hello everyone. Nice to meet you. We are Midori) (May 14, 2008) AICL-1919
  • ライヴ!! (Live!!) (November 15, 2008) AICL-1969
  • shinsekai (May 19, 2010) AICL-2122


  • 初体験 (Initial Experience) (October 7, 2009; recorded June 6, 2009) AIBL-9179
  • さよなら、後藤さん。 (Goodbye, Gotō-san) (April 6, 2011; recorded December 30, 2010) AIBL-9213 (limited edition: AIBL-9211)


  • Swing (March 18, 2009) AICL-2003 (Bonus DVD Edition: AICL-2004)


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