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Kenso
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Kenso is a Japanese band founded in the late 70s by guitarist Yoshihisa Shimizu, who has worked with a number of different musicians over the decades of the band's existence, usually including two keyboardists, bass, and drums. Their style encompasses elements of both symphonic progressive rock and jazz fusion, with some aspects of the Canterbury sound as well, and has been almost completely instrumental in nature.
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Kenso — Uchinaru Koe Ni Kaiki Seyo Kenso — Uchinaru Koe Ni Kaiki Seyo
(King Records KICS-3080, 2014, CD)
Kenso — Sparta Naked Kenso — Sparta Naked
(Pathograph PA 3506, 2009, CD)
Kenso — Kenso's Guide To Making Progressive Rock Music Kenso — Kenso's Guide To Making Progressive Rock Music
(Pathograph PADV-04, 2008, 2DVD)
Kenso — Utsuroi Yuku Mono Kenso — Utsuroi Yuku Mono
(King Records KICS-1269, 2006, CD)
Kenso — Chilling Heat - Live In Tokyo 2004 Kenso — Chilling Heat - Live In Tokyo 2004
(Pathograph PA2505, 2005, CD)
Kenso — Fabulis Mirabilibus de Bombycosi Scriptis Kenso — Fabulis Mirabilibus de Bombycosi Scriptis
(King Records KICS 954, 2003, CD)
Kenso — Ha-Re-Ki Kenso — Ha-Re-Ki
(Pathograph DV01, 2003, DVD)
Kenso — Ken-Son-Gu-Su Kenso — Ken-Son-Gu-Su
(Pathograph PA 3003, 2000, CD)
Various Artists — Un Voyage en Progressif Vol. 3 Various Artists — Un Voyage en Progressif Vol. 3
(Musea FGBG 4331.AR, 2000, CD)
Kenso — Esoptron Kenso — Esoptron
(Musea FGBG-4310.AR, 1999, CD)
Kenso — In the West Kenso — In the West
(Musea FGBG-4291.AR, 1999, CD)
Various Artists — Un Voyage en Progressif Vol. 2 Various Artists — Un Voyage en Progressif Vol. 2
(Musea FGBG 4300 AR, 1999, CD)
Kenso — Zaiya Live Kenso — Zaiya Live
(King Records KICP 518, 1996, CD)
Kenso — Yume No Oka Kenso — Yume No Oka
(King Records KICP-142, 1991, CD)
Kenso — Sparta Kenso — Sparta
(King Records KICS 2517, 1989/1993, CD)
Kenso — Self Portrait Kenso — Self Portrait
(PAM-004, 1987, LP)
Kenso — Music for Unknown Five Musicians Kenso — Music for Unknown Five Musicians
(King Records KICS 2055/6, 1986/1990, 2CD)
Kenso — Inei No Fue - Early Live Vol.2 Kenso — Inei No Fue - Early Live Vol.2
(Belle Antique 95117, 1985/1994, CD)
Kenso — Kenso III Kenso — Kenso III
(King Records KICS 2509, 1985, CD)
Kenso — Sora Ni Hikaru - Early Live Vol.1 Kenso — Sora Ni Hikaru - Early Live Vol.1
(Belle Antique 9465, 1983/1994, CD)
Kenso — Kenso II Kenso — Kenso II
(KICS 285, 1982/1993, CD)
Kenso — Kenso I Kenso — Kenso I
(Arcangelo ARC-1003, 1980/1995, CD)
Kenso — 76 / 77 Kenso — 76 / 77
((Not on label) , 1977/2009, CD)

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