RIP Toshinori Kondo 

Source: Wikipedia.

Toshinori Kondo (近藤 等則, Kondō Toshinori, Ehime Prefecture, December 15, 1948 – October 17, 2020) was an avant-garde jazz and jazz fusion trumpeter. Kondo attended Kyoto university in 1967, and became close friends with percussionist Tsuchitori Toshiyuki. In 1972 the pair left university, and Toshiyuki went on to work with Peter Brook, while Kondo joined Yosuke Yamashita. In 1978 he moved to New York, and began performing with Bill Laswell, John Zorn, Fred Frith, and Eraldo Bernocchi.

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