Shimada, Shizuoka Prefecture, JapanBorn
Yasuaki Shimizu (清水靖晃 Shimizu Yasuaki?) (born 9 August 1954) is a composer, saxophonist and producer. He is known for his interpretations of the music of J.S. Bach, in particular the "Cello Suites 1-6" re-arranged for and performed on tenor saxophone.
Since 1981 he has composed, produced or arranged for artists as diverse as jazz vocalist Helen Merrill, composer Ryuichi Sakamoto, and DJ Towa Tei. During this time he has lived in London, Paris and Tokyo. Fanart Banner