Book recommendation: I believe in Music – Ikutaro Kakehashi

Published in 2002 to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Roland Corporation, this is the inspiring and heartfelt memoir of Ikutaro Kakehashi, a pioneering figure in electronic music instruments and the company’s visionary founder..

From war-torn Japan to his first watch repair business to the dawn of and subsequent enormous leaps of electronic musical instruments, Kakehashi’s story is sometimes wry, sometimes touching, always wise. Through it all, Kakehashi has believed in music above else: his first priority has always been an unwavering passion for expanding the potential for artistic expression.

Ikutaro Kakehashi – I believe in Music

Hardcover, 306 pages
ISBN-10: 0634037838
ISBN-13: 978-0634037832

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