Altered States

ALTERED STATES 

are

Kazuhisa Uchihashi   guitar,electronics
Mitsuru Nasuno   bass
Yasuhiro Yoshigaki   drums

 

We got together in 1989.

We improvise any kinds of music.

We don’t have fixed musical style .

No concept is our concept.

Power,Speed and Idea

We are Altered States

Festivals

1993
・ Tallinn International Festival (Estonia) with Yoshihide Otomo

・ Vilnius Jazz Festival(Lithuania) with Yoshihide Otomo

1995
・ TACTLOS FESTIVAL(Switzerland)
・ Knitting Factory NY

・LOUNGE AX  CHICAGO
・ FESTIVAL MUSIQUE ACTUELLE(Canada)

1997
・ Ring Ring Festival (Servia)

L.M.C.Festival (London)

2001
・Altered States europe tour (Italy, Germany, Croatia, England, Holland, Slovenia,Austria)

・Warsaw Summer Jazz Days (Poland)

2015 @ Katwice  Poland

Altered States with MACIEJ OBARA

2019
・Music UNLIMITED 33 (WELS Austria) with Frank Gratkowski

WE collaborated before with

Ned Rothenberg, Elliot Sharp, Zeena Parkins, John Rose, Yoshihide Otomo, Yuji Takahashi, Steve Beresford, Kazutoki Umezu, Keiji Haino, Tenko, Masahiko Sato, Takashi Harada, Fernando Kabusacki, Shizzle Ohtaka, Carmen Maki,  Zu, Franz Hautzinger, Akira Sakata, Junji Hirose, Seiichi Yamamoto, Risa Takeda, Ryoko Ono, Takuma Watanabe, Yoriyuki Harada, Michiyo Yagi, Yumiko Tanaka, Dairo Suga, Frank Gratkowski, Maciej Obara, Koichi Makigami  and ………many others

Discography

1992 「ALTERED STATES 」(ZEN-001)
1994 「NEU KONSERVATIW」compilation Album (GMCD-009)

「ALTERED STATES feat Otomo Yoshihide (TRIGRAM TR-P 903)

1995「mosaic」ALTERED STATES (GMCD-015)

monthly ALTERED STATES LIVE VIDEO Vol.1- Vol.12 (ZENBEI)

「the miracle of levitation」compilation (GENTLE GIANT RECORDS)

1996「ALTERED STATES 4 」(ZEN-003)

cafe 9.15」ALTERED STATES with Ned Rothenberg

1997「ALTERED STATES 6 」(ZEN-005)

2000「plays standards
2002「a Brief History in 67 Chapters/festival Beyond Innocence 」compilation with Steve Beresford

2005「BRUFFS」(icr-011-012)2006「BRUFFS 2」
2011 「LIVE IN TOKYO」(icr-017-018)
2019 「BERLING」(icr-024) 30th Anniversary album