Shigeo Sekito

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Shigeo Sekito
Native name
セキトオ・シゲオ
BornJapan
InstrumentsPiano, Electone
Years active1975-

Shigeo Sekito is a Japanese electone player. His first series of professional work was the Special Sound Series which was released in the mid-late 1970's on vinyl.[1] Musician Mac DeMarco based his track "Chamber of Reflection" on his album Salad Days on Sekito's Special Sound Series Vol. 2 song The Word II.[2]

Life[edit]

Shigeo's parents were both primary-school teachers and he has two sisters, both of whom are pianists.[3] Sekito graduated from Osaka Kyoiku University's Special Music Course Composition Department.[4] According to the New Straits Times, Sekito had released ten albums by 1991 and averaged two concerts per month, using the rest of his time to teach piano to students.[3]

Appearances[edit]

Dewan Merdeka, Putra World Trade Centre[edit]

Sekito made an appearance at this event in 1991 and played with an EL 90 Electone, rearranging pieces made by Mozart and Beethoven.[3] The concert was attended by one thousand individuals for one hour and a screen placed above the concert allowed the audience to watch Sekito play. Sekito started the event off by playing Concierto de Aranjuez by J. Rodorigo rearranging it in classical style.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Compilations[edit]

  • 華麗なるポピュラー・エレクトーン (1986)
  • Holiday In Electone By E-3 (Unknown)

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shigeo Sekito". Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Chamber of Reflection by Mac DeMarco | Who Sampled". Who Sampled. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  3. ^ a b c Tiong, John (17 September 1991). "Shigeo Sekito makes it a power-packed concert". New Straits Times. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Nara City Piano lesson music classroom Music school - conservatory". iタウンページ (Townpage). Retrieved 14 June 2017.