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Tetsuo Sakurai (born November 13, 1957 in Tokyo) is a Japanese musician. He started playing bass when he was 13 years old.

He was a member of the jazz fusion band Casiopea in 1976-1989 and Jimsaku with Akira Jimbo in 1990-1998.

He has released a total of 37 albums as members of Casiopea and Jimsaku as well as solo. He also made 3 instructional videos. Now, he is composing and playing his own music as a solo artist with domestic… read more

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  • 'cartas do brasil' é uma beleza!
  • Such great talent so few listeners........
  • jesus christ I've never heard a bass guitar being played like that
  • New album "Vital World" is a worthy followup!
  • Gentle Hearts is SUCH a great album! So glad I found it. Everything Dennis Chambers plays in is amazing, same with Greg Howe and Tetsuo is a great bassist. I may need to get all his stuff even though Dennis and Greg aren't in them.
  • http://www.tetsuosakurai.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetsuo_Sakurai
  • Super underrated! yeah he's myth!i love his tapping-slapping-Everything!
  • he's not only a bad-ass bass player ... but also an awesome composer!
  • "gentle hearts" is awesome!
  • This guy is amazing!

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