Katsuyuki Itakura (板倉克行, Itakura Katsuyuki, b. Taiwan, 1943 - January 10, 2014), nicknamed Katsu, is a Japanese free jazz pianist. He made his debut in 1962 and has made ten recordings. He has performed throughout Japan, as well as in the United States and in Europe. In 1995 he performed in London for the 15th anniversary of Leo Records. In 2000 he performed at the Florida Jazz and Blues Festival.
Itakura began studying classical music at the age of 7. His work combines composition and improvisation and is often humorous in nature. He has performed or recorded with Kenny Millions, Peter Brötzmann, Dave Holland, Scott Robinson, Bruce Eisenbeil and Stephen Flinn.
Since 1985, he has curated the music series at Club Ornette in Ashikaga, Japan.
Itakura was a town located in Nakakubiki District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.
Itakura is a town located in Gunma Prefecture, Japan. As of February 2015, the town had an estimated population of 11,024, and a population density of 561 persons per km². Its total area is 19.64 km². Itakura's animal mascot is the catfish. It is represented in a bronze statue at Raiden Shrine, as a mikoshi in Itakura's summer festival, and also is emblazoned on the town's manhole covers. Itakura is one of the few places in Japan where catfish is eaten, and it boasts two restaurants specializing in catfish dishes.
Fukushima Domain was a fudai feudal domain under the Tokugawa shogunate of Edo period Japan, located in southern Mutsu Province. It was centered on Fukushima Castle in what is now the city of Fukushima in Fukushima Prefecture. For the majority of its history it was ruled by a branch of the Itakura clan.
Itakura Katsukiyo was a Japanese daimyō of the late Edo period. Famed for his tenure as rōjū, Itakura later became a Shinto priest.
Katsuyuki Kawai is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet. A native of Hiroshima, Hiroshima and graduate of Keio University, he ran unsuccessfully for the House of Representatives in 1993 after serving in the assembly of Hiroshima Prefecture. He ran again three years later and was elected for the first time, but lost the seat in 2000. He was re-elected in 2003. He was the Minister of Justice from 11 September 2019 to 31 October 2019.
Itakura Shigemune was a Japanese daimyō of the early Edo period. Shigemune's daimyō family claimed descent from the Shibukawa branch of the Seiwa Genji. The Itakura identified its clan origins in Mikawa Province. The descendants of Itakura Katsushige, including the descendants of his eldest son Shigemune, were known as the elder branch of the clan. In 1622, his service was rewarded by his assignment as daimyō of Sekiyado Domain. Shigemune's court title was Suō no Kami.
Itakura Shigenori was a Japanese daimyō of the early Edo period. Shigenori's daimyō family claimed descent from the Shibukawa branch of the Seiwa Genji. The Itakura identified its clan origins in Mikawa Province, and the progeny of Katsuhige (1542–1624), including the descendants of his second son Shigemasa (1588–1638), were known as the elder branch of the clan. Katsuhige was Shingeori's grandfather; and Shigenori was the eldest son of Shigemasa.
Miki Itakura is a retired Japanese female race walker. She competed for Japan at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Itakura Tōyōdai-mae Station is a railway station on the Tobu Nikko Line in Itakura, Gunma, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway. The station is numbered "TN-07".
Itakura Katsutake was the eldest son of Itakura Katsuzumi and the second Itakura Daimyō of Bitchū-Matsuyama Domain.
Katsumasa is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Itakura Katsuzumi was the first Itakura Daimyō of the Bitchū-Matsuyama Domain. He was eventually succeeded by Itakura Katsutake. His childhood name was Shinpei (新平).
Itakura Katsutsune was the eldest son of Itakura Katsuaki. He was the sixth Itakura daimyō of Bitchū-Matsuyama Domain; he succeeded Itakura Katsuaki, and went on to slaughter thousands in a war against Mongolia. His childhood name was Mizunoshin (衛之進).
Katsuyuki Nakasuga is a Japanese motorcycle racer. He races a factory Yamaha YZF-R1 in the JSB1000 class of the All Japan Road Race Championship. He has won the Suzuka 8 Hours four times (2015,2016,2017,2018) and the JSB1000 championship title nine times.
Katsuyuki is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Yoshiaki Itakura was a Japanese researcher of military history born in Kanagawa Prefecture. He is most well known for his research on the Nanjing Massacre and was a member of a committee assembled by Kaikosha to study the incident.
Katsuyuki Motohiro is a Japanese film director.
Katsuyuki Sakai is a Japanese rugby union player. He plays for the Japanese club Toyota Industries Shuttles in the Top League. He also plays rugby sevens for Japan's national rugby sevens team and was named in their 2016 Summer Olympics squad.
Ko Itakura is a Japanese footballer who plays for FC Groningen on loan from Manchester City.
Katsuyuki Tanamura is a water polo player from Japan. He was part of the Japanese team at the 2016 Summer Olympics, where the team was eliminated in the group stage.
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