Masahiko Togashi (富樫 雅彦 Togashi Masahiko, March 22, 1940, Tokyo - August 22, 2007, Kanagawa) was a Japanese jazz percussionist and composer. Togashi grew up in a musical household; his father was a double-bassist in a swing jazz ensemble, and Togashi learned violin and drums, playing the latter in his father's band.
Masahiko Togashi (富樫雅彦) was born the 22nd of March, 1940. Togashi was acclaimed as a jazz drummer from as early as his teens, when he played in Sadao Watanabe's jazz group. He was a pivotal figure alongside Masahiko Sato, Masayuki Takayanagi and Yosuke Yamashita in the development of free jazz in Japan in the late 1960s. However, in 1969 Togashi lost the use of his legs in an accident.
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