Daily Archives: October 17th, 2020


Takeo Moriyama-East Plants. In 1983, Japanese jazz drummer Takeo Moriyama was thirty-eight and into his third decade as a musician when he released his 1983 cult classic East Plants. It’s highly prized by collectors of J-Jazz and one of his finest albums. His story began in 1945. Takeo Moriyama was born on the ‘27th’ of January 1945, in Katsunuma, in the …

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