Takaaki Nishikawa worked in the Japanese jazz scene from the 1960s with Shungo Sawada , with whom the first recordings were made in 1968 ( Lyrics of Japan in Jazz ). In the following decades he played a. a. with Hidehiko Matsumoto , Yuzuru Sera , Donald Bailey and Shōji Suzuki . He was also a member of the piano trios of Takeshi Kurita (with Isoo Fukui ), Sakurako Ogyu ( Memories of You , 1979) and Yoko Morimoto ( My Conception , 1992). In the 1990s he was still involved in the recordings of the singer Emi Oya ( Club L ). In the field of jazz, Tom Lord lists him in 15 recording sessions between 1968 and 1996, most recently with the Ack-Ack 'Band (Ack-Ack' Live at Misaki Club), which also included Lew Tabackin , Peter Madsen and Emi Oya.
- Tom Lord: The Jazz Discography (online, accessed September 6, 2017)
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||西川喬昭 (Japanese)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Japanese jazz musician|
|DATE OF BIRTH||around 1945|