Kitaro

Biography by

One of the original electronic music stars, his atmospheric music is inspired by visits to the Asian subcontinent.
Read Full Biography

Credits

(1-694 of 694)
Year Album Artist
2016 Modulations 1979-1982 Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Composer
2016 Silk Road: Sichuu No Michi Kitaro Primary Artist
2014 Symphony Live in Istanbul Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Liner Notes, Keyboards, Bell, Cover Painting, Composer
2013 Final Call Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Engineer, Arranger, Mixing, Composer
2013 Tamayura Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Mixing, Main Personnel, Sitar (Electric), Native American Flute, Keyboards, Taiko Drums, Composer
2012 Let Mother Earth Speak Dennis Banks / Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing, Native American Flute, Flute (Wood), Quena, Shakuhachi, Keyboards, Percussion, Bells, Tray Photo, Composer
2012 Symphony of My Dreams Franci Composer
2010 442: Live with Honor, Die with Dignity – Extreme Patriots of WWII [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Kitaro Primary Artist, Keyboards, Composer, Synthesizer
2010 Grammy Nominated Kitaro Primary Artist, Various Instruments
2010 Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai, Vol. 4 Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Engineer, Arranger, Mixing, Composer
2009 Essential Kitaro, Vol. 2 Kitaro Primary Artist
2009 I Dreamed a Dream Composer, Primary Artist
2009 Impressions of the West Lake Kitaro Primary Artist, Composer
2009 Kitaro's World of Music Yu-Xiao Guang / Kitaro Primary Artist
2009 Live from Asia Kitaro Primary Artist
2009 Live in Hong Kong Kitaro Primary Artist
2009 Live in Shanghai Kitaro Primary Artist
2009 Live in Singapore Kitaro Primary Artist
2009 The Best of Hearts of Space, No. 1: First Light Primary Artist
2009 Toyo's Camera Kitaro Primary Artist
2009 World Tour 1990 Kojiki: A Story in Concert Kitaro Primary Artist
2008 Essential Best of World Music Primary Artist
2008 Sleep, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2007 Gallery: Jean-François Maljean Plays Kitaro Jean-François Maljean Composer
2007 Kauneimmat Rakkauslaulut Katri Helena Composer
2007 Music for Yoga Primary Artist
2007 Om Live 2007 Danny Summer Composer
2007 Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai, Vol. 3 Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Engineer, Arranger, Mixing, Composer
2007 The Definitive Collection Kitaro Primary Artist, Composer
2006 Spiritual Garden Kitaro Primary Artist, Composer
2006 The Essential Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Composer
2006 The Ultimate Most Relaxing New Age Music in the Universe Primary Artist
2005 20 Shi Ji Guang Hui Yin Ji Dcs Xing Xuan Ji Tracy Huang Composer
2005 Air Supply Air Supply Composer
2005 Healing Forest Kitaro Primary Artist
2005 Love in Coincidence Kenny B. Composer
2005 Love of Angel Tracy Huang Composer
2005 More of the Most Relaxing New Age Music in the Universe Primary Artist
2005 Mystic Spirits [ZYX] Primary Artist
2005 New Age From the Heart: The Ultimate Collection of Etheral Romantic Favorites Composer, Primary Artist
2005 Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai, Vol. 2 Kitaro Primary Artist, Audio Engineer, Audio Production, Composer
2005 Silk Road Tenjiku Kitaro Composer, Primary Artist
2005 The Most Relaxing New Age Music in the Universe Composer, Primary Artist
2005 Ultimate Relaxtion Album [Disky] Primary Artist
2004 Canyon People Bobby Jimenez Composer
2004 Domo 10th Anniversary Collection Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Grammy Best 2004 Kitaro Primary Artist
2004 Orchid, Vol. 2 Shao Rong Composer
2004 Reinterpretations: Inspired by Works of Kitaro Tributee, Composer
2004 Saihou: Journey of Silk Road Kitaro Primary Artist
2004 Shikoku 88 Kasho Kitaro Primary Artist
2004 Sleep, Vol. 1 Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Amharic Composer
2003 Best of Silk Road Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Composer
2003 Elements: Quiet Moods Composer
2003 Heavenly Christmas Primary Artist
2003 Lift Alien Cowboys Composer
2003 Ninja Scroll [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Kitaro Primary Artist, Composer
2003 Peace on Earth: A Special Holiday Collection Michael Ludwig Primary Artist
2003 Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Engineer, Arranger, Audio Engineer, Audio Production, Liner Notes, Main Personnel, Writer, Performer, Composer
2003 The Edge Is as Safe as the Ground High Ceilings Composer
2002 A Peaceful Christmas [Time-Life] Primary Artist
2002 Absolute Relaxed Primary Artist
2002 An Ancient Journey Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Mixing, Composer
2002 Ashu Chakan (Asian Teahouse) Kitaro Primary Artist
2002 Daylight, Moonlight: Live in Yakushiji Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Audio Production, Main Personnel, Composer
2002 Daylight, Moonlight: Live in Yakushiji Kitaro Primary Artist
2002 Dun Huang Kitaro Primary Artist
2002 Journey to the Heart Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Journey to the Heart, Vol. 2: Music for Meditation Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Journey to the Heart, Vol. 3 Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Journey to the Heart, Vol. 4: Music for Massage Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Kitaro Live in Yakushiji Kitaro Primary Artist
2002 Light Sharla Jackson Band Composer
2002 Love Sick Racetrack Babies Composer
2002 Mizu Ni Inorite Kitaro Primary Artist, Photography, Composer
2002 Music for the Spirit, Vol. 4 Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Progress Michael Giles Composer
2002 Quiet Moods Soothing Sounds Music for Relaxation Composer
2002 Soothing Sounds: Quiet Earth & Springtime Music for Relaxation Composer
2002 Soul Proprietor Ralph Bowen Composer
2002 Special Days... Myrna Cohen Composer
2002 The Power of Love, Vol. 1 John Tesh Composer
2002 The Power of Love, Vol. 2 John Tesh Composer
2002 The Soong Sisters [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Kitaro / Randy Miller Primary Artist, Producer, Composer
2002 What Am I Here For? Susan Krebs Composer
2001 Ancient Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Composer
2001 Best of Grammy Awards Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Composer
2001 Best of Kitaro [Video/DVD] Kitaro Primary Artist
2001 Keep Steppin' Mike DiRubbo Composer
2001 Music for the Spirit, Vol. 3 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Mystical Mandala Composer
2001 Orbison Roy Orbison Composer
2001 Peace on Earth [Video] Kitaro Primary Artist
2001 Pure Moods, Vol. 3 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Pure Orchestra John Tesh Composer
2001 River Dawn: Piano Meditations Catherine Marie Charlton Composer
2001 Songs for Rest Time Twin Sisters Composer
2001 The Healing: A Trip To Infinity Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 The Kitaro Collection [Video/DVD] Kitaro Primary Artist
2001 Thinking of You Kitaro Primary Artist
2000 All That She's Praying For Committed Composer
2000 Consenting Adults M.T.B. Composer
2000 Cousteau's Dream Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2000 Ethnic 2000, Vol. 1 Producer, Composer
2000 Ethnic 2000, Vol. 2 Producer, Arranger, Musician, Composer, Primary Artist
2000 Live at the Blue Note John Nugent Composer
2000 Nature's Touch: Peace Nature's Touch Composer
2000 Tamayura Kitaro Primary Artist
2000 World Music Fusion Jason Carter Composer
1999 Beautiful Pan Flute Melodies Dinu Bohma Composer
1999 Best Collection Kitaro Primary Artist, Composer
1999 Best of Kitaro, Vol. 2 [2 CD] Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Composer
1999 Kojiki: A Story in Concert Kitaro Primary Artist
1999 Light of the Spirit [Video] Kitaro Primary Artist
1999 Monkey Magic Producer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Music for the Spirit, Vol. 2 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Thinking of You Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Photography, Flute, Keyboards, Cover Photo, Composer
1998 Gaia Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Photography, Liner Notes, Cover Photo, Composer
1998 Harmonia: Le Chant des Rêves Primary Artist
1998 Music for the Spirit [Domo] Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 The Oliver Stone Connection Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Twin Best Kitaro Primary Artist
1997 Batmania: Songs Inspired by Batman TV Series Composer
1997 Cirque Ingenieux Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Guitar, Synthesizer, Percussion, Composer
1997 Collection Eric Marienthal Composer
1997 Documentation: 1987-1992 P. Children Composer
1997 Illuminations [Connoisseur] Primary Artist
1997 The Best of Ten Years 1976-1986 Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Engineer, Keyboards, Composer
1996 Back to Funk Composer
1996 Enchanted Evening, Vol. 2 [Video] Kitaro Primary Artist
1996 Jin Zhuang Tracy Huang Composer
1996 Kitaro's World of Music Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Composer
1996 Musica Tropical de Colombia, Vol. 12 Composer
1996 Peace on Earth Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Audio Production, Guitar (Electric), Synthesizer, Gong, Organ (Hammond)
1996 The Best New Age, Vol. 3 Performer, Primary Artist
1996 The Best of Collage Michel Bayan / Collage Composer
1996 The World of Kitaro Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing, Mastering, Composer
1995 1 Plain Collage Composer
1995 An Enchanted Evening Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Chant, Guitar, Guitar (Baritone), Flute, Flute (Wood), Horn, Tibetan Horn, Keyboards, Drums (Snare), Taiko Drums, Composer
1995 An Enchanted Evening [Video] Kitaro Primary Artist, Keyboards
1995 Collection Yellowjackets Composer
1995 Horizons, Vol. II Primary Artist
1995 Ibiza Afterhours, Vol. 2 Composer
1995 Karuna Nawang Khechog Producer
1995 Samba Reggae [Lagoon] Jimmy Cliff Composer
1994 Jazz Live Composer
1994 Mandala Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Photography, Guitar, Instrumentation, Composer
1993 Heaven & Earth [Original Soundtrack] Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Composer
1993 In My Time Charlie Musselwhite Composer
1993 Screenthemes 93 Mike Garson Composer
1993 Thank You Michael Schenker Composer
1992 Dream Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Composer
1992 Eat Yourself Whole Kingmaker Composer
1992 Island of Life [US] Jon Anderson Composer
1992 Live Wires Yellowjackets Composer
1992 Live in America Kitaro Primary Artist, Composer
1992 Scenes Marty Friedman Producer
1991 Far East Family Band Kitaro Primary Artist, Guitar, Synthesizer, Percussion
1991 First Born The Mothers Composer
1991 Greatest Hits Kitaro Primary Artist, Guitar, Synthesizer, Percussion
1991 Kitaro Live in America Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Composer
1991 Kitaro Live in America [Video] Kitaro Primary Artist, Guitar, Synthesizer, Percussion, Composer
1991 Polar Shift: A Benefit for Antarctica Producer, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1990 God, Time & Casuality John Fahey Composer
1990 Kojiki Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Audio Production, Main Personnel, Composer
1990 Relix Bay Rock Sampler, Vol. 3 Composer
1990 Tenkai-Astral Trip Kitaro Primary Artist
1990 The Odd Get Even Shadowfax Composer
1989 Freedom Chants from the Roof of the World Gyuto Monks Tantric Choir Guest Artist
1989 Inner Traveler Crystal Wind Composer
1988 Dream Code Performer, Primary Artist
1988 Talk to Your Daughter Robben Ford Composer
1988 The Other Side of This Airto Moreira Percussion, Wood
1987 Dream Code Sampler Primary Artist
1987 Silk Road Suite, Vol. 2 Kitaro Primary Artist, Guitar, Synthesizer, Percussion, Composer
1987 Steelbands of Trinidad & Tobago [Delos 4011] Composer
1987 The Best of Kitaro Kitaro Primary Artist, Composer, Guitar, Synthesizer, Percussion
1987 The Light of the Spirit Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Mixing, Video Producer, Original Concept, Composer
1987 Wave Aid 2 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1986 My Best Kitaro Primary Artist, Guitar, Synthesizer, Percussion, Composer
1986 Rockin' Every Night: Live in Japan Gary Moore Composer
1986 Silk Road, Vols. 1 & 2 Kitaro Primary Artist, Engineer, Arranger, Mixing, Guitar (Acoustic), Santur, Quena, Piano, Mellotron, Synthesizer, Moog Synthesizer, Drums, Percussion, Bells, Programming, Multi Instruments, Korg Synthesizer, Roland Synthesizer, Composer
1986 Silver Cloud Kitaro Primary Artist, Engineer, Arranger, Remixing, Multi Instruments, Composer
1986 Tenku Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Engineer, Arranger, Remixing, Liner Notes, Guitar, Guitar (Baritone), Piano, Synthesizer, Kurzweil Synthesizer, Mini Moog, Drums, Drums (Snare), Percussion, Korg Synthesizer, Mixing Engineer, Prophet 5, Roland Synthesizer, Composer
1986 Toward the West Kitaro Primary Artist, Engineer, Arranger, Remixing, Guitar, Piano (Electric), Fender Rhodes, Synthesizer, Moog Synthesizer, Percussion, Multi Instruments, Emulator, Composer
1985 Asia Kitaro Primary Artist, Arranger, Keyboards, Synthesizer, DX-7, Composer
1985 GRP Live in Session [Video] Composer
1984 Live in Asia Kitaro Primary Artist
1983 India Kitaro Primary Artist, Engineer, Arranger, Remixing, Multi Instruments, Composer
1983 Tenjiku: Silk Road, Vol. 4 Kitaro Primary Artist, Guitar, Synthesizer, Percussion, Composer
1982 Incognito Spyro Gyra Composer
1982 Queen of Millennia [Original Soundtrack] Kitaro Primary Artist, Multi Instruments
1981 Silk Road, Vol. 1 Kitaro Primary Artist, Engineer, Arranger, Mixing, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Quena, Mellotron, Synthesizer, Moog Synthesizer, Drums, Percussion, Programming, Korg Synthesizer, Synthesizer Programming, Composer
1981 Silk Road, Vol. 2 Kitaro Primary Artist, Engineer, Arranger, Mixing, Guitar (Acoustic), Santur, Quena, Mellotron, Keyboards, Synthesizer, Moog Synthesizer, Drums, Percussion, Programming, Korg Synthesizer, Synthesizer Programming, Composer
1980 In Person/Live Kitaro Primary Artist, Composer, Arranger, Santur, Mellotron, Synthesizer, Multi Instruments, Prophet 5
1980 Kitaro's Silk Road Suite Kitaro / London Symphony Orchestra Primary Artist, Performer, Composer
1980 Meets the London Symphony Orchestra Kitaro Primary Artist, Multi Instruments
1980 Silk Road Suite, Vol. 1 Kitaro Primary Artist, Guitar, Synthesizer, Percussion, Composer
1980 Tun Huang (Silk Road 3) [Gramavision] Kitaro Primary Artist, Arranger, Photography, Guitar (Acoustic), Harp, Irish Harp, Santur, Sitar, Violin, Quena, Mellotron, Keyboards, Synthesizer, Moog Synthesizer, Tabla, Percussion, Bells, Chimes, Wind Chimes, Bass, Multi Instruments, Prophet Synthesizer, Roland Synthesizer, Santar, Composer
1980 Tun Huang (Silk Road 3) [Polydor] Kitaro Primary Artist, Guitar, Synthesizer, Percussion, Composer
1979 From the Full Moon Story Kitaro Primary Artist, Multi Instruments, Composer
1979 Full Moon Story Kitaro Primary Artist, Engineer, Arranger, Remixing, Multi Instruments, Composer
1979 Ki Kitaro Primary Artist, Engineer, Arranger, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Harp, Irish Harp, Piano, Mellotron, Synthesizer, Moog Synthesizer, Drums, Tabla, Percussion, Multi Instruments, Korg Synthesizer, Prophet Synthesizer, Roland Synthesizer, Composer
1979 Oasis Kitaro Primary Artist, Engineer, Arranger, Mixing, Guitar (Acoustic), Synthesizer, Percussion, Programming, Multi Instruments, Composer
1979 Session in Paris, Vol. 1: Song of Soul Masahiko Togashi Composer
1978 Astral Voyage Kitaro Primary Artist, Arranger, Remixing, Guitar (Acoustic), Koto, Mandolin, Synthesizer, Moog Synthesizer, Drums, Percussion, Bass, Multi Instruments, Composer
1978 Millennia Kitaro Primary Artist, Arranger, Composer
1967 A Package of 16 Big Hits Composer
1967 Da Capo Love Composer
1965 The Supremes Sing Country Western & Pop The Supremes Composer
1961 The Centaur and the Phoenix Yusef Lateef Composer
16 hittiä Katri Helena Composer
A Taste of Autumn Griffin Composer
Asian Cafe Kitaro Primary Artist
Back To Black Series: Zhang Guo Rong Gao Bie Le Tan Yan Leslie Cheung Composer
Cantonese 101 Composer
Daichi From Full Moon Story Kitaro Primary Artist
Deluxe Audio & Visual Collection Kitaro Primary Artist
Katri Helena Katri Helena Composer
Kitaro Best Collection Kitaro Primary Artist
Kitaro Super Best Kitaro Primary Artist
Kitaro in Person Kitaro Primary Artist
Live From Asia Kitaro Primary Artist
Live In Bangkock Kitaro Primary Artist
Live In Hong Kong Kitaro Primary Artist
Live In Shanghai Kitaro Primary Artist
Live In Singapore Kitaro Primary Artist
Live! Kitaro Primary Artist
Miss You Much, Leslie Leslie Cheung Composer
More Hope for the Holidays Primary Artist, Producer
Musiikin tähtihetkiä 3: Katri Helena Katri Helena Composer
My Best [Celestial] Kitaro Primary Artist, Guitar, Synthesizer, Percussion
No Stress [Arcade] Composer, Primary Artist
Noahs Ark Kitaro Primary Artist
Premium Best Kitaro Kitaro Primary Artist, Keyboards, Mellotron, Prophet 5
Pure Music, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
Real Relaxation [Sharper Image Exclusive] Primary Artist
Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai, Vol. 1 Kitaro Primary Artist, Composer
Show Me Love J.U.D.G.E. / Robin Schulz Mastering
Silk Road/Silver Cloud Kitaro Primary Artist
Silk Road: Best Kitaro Primary Artist
Silk Road: Endless Journey Kitaro Primary Artist
Silk Road: Sichuu No Michi, Vol. 2 Kitaro Primary Artist
Suomen parhaat 1 Katri Helena Composer
Super Best Kitaro Primary Artist
Suuret Suomalaiset/80 Klassikkoa Katri Helena Composer, Lyricist
Swell Holiday Music! Primary Artist
The Best of the Most Relaxing New Age Music In the Universe Primary Artist
The Ultimate Kitaro Collection: Silk Road Journey Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Composer
The Journey of Harlequins Enigma 1 Harlequins Enigma Primary Artist
The Quintessential Kitaro Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Composer
The Ultimate Most Relaxing New Age Piano In the Universe Primary Artist
Tonkou Kitaro Primary Artist
Tähtitaivaalla Katri Helena Composer
Täydet 100 Katri Helena Composer