active 1974

Hisaishi Joe

久石 譲

Joe Hisaishi
Hisaishi Joe
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Composer
Joe Hisaishi
Hisaishi Joe is known as one of the most prolific composers of Japan and has gained recognition internationally through his collaborations with acclaimed animator Miyazaki Hayao ("Spirited Away", "Howl's Moving Castle") and the notorious director and actor Takeshi "BEAT" Kitano.

With over thirty years of experience in the music industry, Hisaishi Joe composes music that enchant the listener. Taking influence from both Japan and the West, Hisaishi creates compositions that blend in flawlessly with whatever media he is given to work with, whether it be creating an atmosphere or setting the scene in either a film or an animation. Hisaishi's talent within his genre sets him apart from his contemporaries and he is one composer that should definitely not be overlooked.
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New Album from Joe Hisaishi © Hisaishi Joe / Wonder City

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New Album from Joe Hisaishi

Second installment of Minima Rhythm coming on August 5th.

Hisaishi Joe © Hisaishi Joe / Wonder City

Biography

Hisaishi Joe

Hisaishi Joe is known as one of the most prolific composers of Japan and has gained recognition internationally through his collaborations with acclaimed animator Miyazaki Hayao and director and actor Takeshi "BEAT" Kitano.

Hisaishi Joe - Castle in the Sky © Hisaishi Joe / Wonder City

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Hisaishi Joe - Castle in the Sky

A Play on Emotions

Hisaishi Joe - My Neighbour Totoro © Hisaishi Joe / Wonder City

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Hisaishi Joe - My Neighbour Totoro

Dive into a magical world full of joy and adventure with Totoro.

Latest Releases

Album CD 2015-08-05 2015-08-05
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Album CD 2014-01-22 2014-01-22
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Album CD 2013-11-20 2013-11-20
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Album CD 2013-07-17 2013-07-17
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Album CD 2013-06-26 2013-06-26
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Album CD 2013-06-05 2013-06-05
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