|Date of Birth||23 December 1971|
|Place of Birth||Shiga|
Yamazaki Masayoshi is a musician and also an actor. His nickname is Masayan. He started to listen to blues music when he was 18 years old, and he began to play the guitar in earnest. Before then he played the drums.
When he was 19 years old, he had an actor's audition (at first he wanted to be an actor), and his manager had an eye on him. In 1993 a music producer recognized his ability, and Masayan went to Tokyo and started to perform live in Sakuragi-cho while working a part-time-job. He made some live performances, joined some recordings as a studio musician, sang some TV commercial songs and organized recording sessions with various artists steadily. He started his own recording and his own live performances gradually.
In 1995 his first single "Tsukiakari-ni-terasarete" (Lighten By Moonlight) was released and adopted as the theme of Sezon Credit Card commercial song. In 1997 he played the leading character in the movie "Tsuki-to-kyabetsu" (Moon And Cabbage). He also produced the theme song and the soundtrack. The theme song his fourth single "One more time, One more chance". It was released and made a great hit. He became famous from it.
He mainly plays the guitar and blues-harp, but also he can play many other instruments. His first album CD "Stereo" is completely produced by himself. He played the all instruments which were used in every song of the CD.
He loves blues music. His favorite musician is Blind Boy Fuller, Robert Johnson and Alumna James. They have a great influence on him.
|Tsukiakari-ni-terasarete (Lighten By Moonlight)||September 25, 1995|
|Chuka-ryori (Chinese Food)||February 25, 1996|
|Celery||September 1, 1996|
|One more time, One more chance||January 22, 1997|
|Adrenalin||May 8, 1997|
|Furimukanai (Don't Look Back)||October 22, 1997|
|Mizu-no-nai-suisou (Aquarium Without Water)||May 13, 1998|
|Boku-ha-koko-ni-iru (I Stand Here)||November 11, 1998|
|Passage||October 14, 1999|
|Yawarakai-tsuki (Soft Moon)||February 16, 2000|
|Ashita-no-kaze (Tomorrow's Wind)||July 5, 2000||RELEASED ALBUMS|
|Allergy-no-tokkouyaku (Specific Remedy For allergy)||April 1, 1996|
|STEREO||November 4 1996|
|HOME||May 21, 1997|
|STEREO 2||November 27, 1997|
|Domino||December 23 1998|
|SHEEP||November 26, 1999|
References: http://office-augusta.com/yama/y-top.html `
Reported by: Kumiko Onishi
Data verified by: Mayumi Ishikawa
Date of Report: December 24.2000
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