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Formed by Tatsuya Yoshida (drums) and Ono Ryoko (alto Sax) to perform Ruins\’s songs in 2006,sas Sax Ruins , they have restructured the orchestration of Ruins with the involvement of the saxophone & flute with the result sounding like a big band playing progressive Jazz Core .
ONO RYOKO is actively working as an improvisational musician in Nagoya , Japan . She also plays in Jazz , Rock , Funk , Rhythm & Blues and Hip Hop bands , as well as working as a studio musician . In 2007 , she formed her own band \”Ryorchestra\” . Ryoko has created her own musical language , \”Language R\” to compose and write lyrics . Some tracks have dramatic movements like progressive Rock , and some have clear Classical influences .
TATSUYA YOSHIDA is one of the most innovative drummer/composer/improviser in the Japanese Avant-Garde music scene . He is the founder and drummer of Ruins . He crafts a new , complex and concentrated style , incorporating the expressiveness of Prog Rock , the freedom of Jazz and the energy of Punk . This group\’s unique basic instrumentation of drums and bass was no less than a palace revolt against the established role of the rhythm section . As if setting the basement servant headquarters aflame and then tromping upstairs to take control of the house , the two musicians let their amazingly intricate rhythmic patterns become the music – not that \”rhythmic patterns\” is much of a description of what most of it sounds like , kind of like calling the Thames River \”water\” . He also plays in numerous groups ; he needs to , to sustain sufficient space for his overflowing creativity . Yoshida has worked with many musicians such as John Zorn , Derek Bailey , Bill Laswell , Keiji Haino , Otomo Yoshihide , etc. + plays & played with Zeni Geva , Acid Mothers Temple , Pain Killer , Korekyojinn , Akaten , etc. + has been released more than 100 CDs .