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Makoto Matsushita

guitar & vocal

 

Born in 1955 in Kakegawa City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Cancer Blood  type AB


Encounter with music is elementary school student, Rolling Stones, Cream,
Red Zeppelin and other British rock enthusiasts

Around that time, Eric Clapton was copied on the ukulele

Produced an opera performance in the chorus club in high school
Progressive Rock King Crimson, Yes, ELP,

While focusing on Pink Floyd etc., on Neil Young

Affected, he was playing the guitar with steel strings and playing harmonica.

After that, make the original, popular Yamaha

Won the Excellence Award in the Song Contest

 

Entered Nem Conservatory and studied under Masahiko Hayashi and Nobuhiro Takahashi.

Learned guitar playing, music theory, composition, arrangement, etc. and appeared in disco and US military camp in soul band

 

Started professional activities on the stage band "The Milky Way"

1979 "SUMMER TIME LOVE SONG" release

 

1977 A studio session triggered by the sound production of Mai Yamane's album "Tasogare"

Started the work of many artists live,

Participate in recordings Works by many artists

Arrange and produce

 

1981 Released 1st album "FIRST LIGHT"

AB'S started after participating in Fujimaru Yoshino's solo album
1982 2nd "THE PRESSURES & THE PLEASURES"

1983 3rd "QUIET SKIES" release

Start of "Paradigm Shift" through live activities

1985 1st "PARADIGM SHIFT"

2nd "THE RAIN CHILD & THE RIVER KING" released
1986 3rd "3012 PRIMITIVE ODYSSEY" released

Later various sessions, guitar trio, a cappella

In addition to live performances such as groups and recording activities, Paradigm shift activities continue.

Expected release of long-awaited 4th album

 

Favorite food Soba pasta shortcake

Montblanc potato chips Chocolate eel Deep-fried tofu Edamame and grated squid. .. ..