山田ネオNeo Yamada (born 2001), a young organist, lives in Osaka-city. He changed to a Hammond Organ from Yamaha Electone at seven years old. He came to participate in a jam session at eight, and started giving a leader live performance at nine. He performs mainly at the Kansai-area.
Tony Monaco, who performed with him in 2012, said, "What an amazing organist he is!" When he was 12, two television stations took him up as a boy wonder organist and broadcasted. In the same year, He performed with the Arrow Jazz Orchestra, a big band which represents Japan. The first album Neo Sound Neo Star was released when he was 13 years old.
He performed with Tony Monaco (org), Makoto Ozone (p), Tommy Campbell (ds), Gene Jackson (ds) Akira Tana (ds), Midori Ono (org), Daisuke Kawai (org), Atsuko Hashimoto (org).
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NeoSound - NeoStar
O.G.D records OGD-0001
recorded August 2014 in Osaka/Japan
Neo Yamada, organ
Naoki Noe, guitar
Tadatsugu Mune, drums
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