#AtoZBlogChallenge: Yoko Kanno
#AtoZBlogChallenge Topic: Yoko Kanno
I love listening to anime and video games soundtracks and one of my favorite anime and video game soundtrack composers is Yoko Kanno.
A blog article from Abandoned Factory gives a great description of her talents in musical composition:
…Yoko Kanno might be said to have no style. She is truly a master of many styles, from Classical, to Jazz, to Pop and Rock. Perhaps even more amazing than her incredible versatility, is the consistency with which she has produced excellent music.
I first heard her work in the 1980’s strategy role playing game, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, when my brother played it after school every day.
I continued to enjoy her music in some of my favorite anime series including:
For more on Yoko Kanno and to sample her musical compositions, check out the following: