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Yamao Masato
山尾正人
YamaoMasato-May2016
Yamao Masato, May 2016
Name
Nicknames Masato
Birth Info
Born September 9, 1970 (1970-09-09) (age 48)
Origin Nara, Japan
Blood Type O
Zodiac Sign Virgo Virgo
Professional Info
Occupation Keyboardist, arranger, composer, recording director, singer
Years Active 1985–present
(34 years)
Links
Blog MASATO LAND Bestie'zCraftFactory
Twitter Twitter_2012.svg @BestiezCraft
YamaoMasato-2003

Yamao Masato, 2003

Yamao Masato (山尾正人) is a Japanese keyboardist, arranger, composer, recording director, and chorus singer. He is currently the main recording director for Country Girls, Kobushi Factory, and Tsubaki Factory.[1][2] He also used to work on Berryz Koubou and ℃-ute recordings.[3][4]

Aside from the music industry, Yamao makes leather and rust coat accessories under the business name Bestie'z Craft Factory.[5]

BiographyEdit

Yamao Masato was born on September 9, 1970 in Nara, Japan.[6]

From 1985 to 1990, Yamao was a keyboardist in a band. Then in 1991, he formed a new band named Dori-Para. They moved to Osaka, where they performed about 50 lives a year until they disbanded in 1996 after releasing a total of four CDs.

In 1997 and 1998, he worked as a freelance music writer, mainly for commercials and Yoshimoto Kogyo.

In 1999, Yamao continued live activities as a supporting keyboardists for many major artists. He also formed a new band named SURVIVAL CANDY.

It was in the year 2000 that Yamao moved to Tokyo in order to further his creative music career and become an arranger.

In 2001, he withdrew from SURVIVAL CANDY and started composing music.

In 2003, Yamao started working as a sound/recording director.

ProfileEdit

  • Name: Yamao Masato (山尾正人)
  • Nickname: Masato[7]
  • Birth Date:September 9, 1970 (1970-09-09) (age 48)
  • Birthplace: Nara, Japan
  • Bloodtype: O[6]
  • Zodiac: Virgo Virgo

Song CreditsEdit

Abe NatsumiEdit

ANGERMEEdit

Berryz KoubouEdit

Coconuts MusumeEdit

℃-uteEdit

Douyou PopsEdit

Juice=JuiceEdit

Kobushi FactoryEdit

Melon KinenbiEdit

MinimoniEdit

Morning MusumeEdit

Morning Musume Otome GumiEdit

ZYXEdit

Etc.Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. HELLO! PROJECT COMPLETE SINGLE BOOK 20th Anniversary Edition. Ongaku Shuppansha. Published 2018-04-02.
  2. Translated by Henkka. "Hello! Project COMPLETE SINGLE BOOK 20th Anniversary Edition Roundtables: The Recording Directors." Wota in Translation. 2018-05-06.
  3. HELLO! PROJECT COMPLETE ALBUM BOOK. Ongaku Shuppansha. Published 2015-03-18.
  4. "Hello! Project COMPLETE ALBUM BOOK Roundtables: The Recording Directors." Wota in Translation. 2016-12-21.
  5. "MASATO LAND Bestie'zCraftFactory" (in Japanese).
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Profile" (in Japanese). MASATO WEB SITE. Archived.
  7. "MASATOのプロフィール" (in Japanese). Ameba.

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