Encyclopedia of Jazz Musicians
A veteran of groups led by Terumasa Hino, Sadao Watanabe, and Kosuke Mine, Itabashi has also toured the world with the Elvin Jones Jazz Machine. He leads a band with an ever-evolving line-up called Mix Dynamite, and is responsible for compositions such as "Gospel '89" and "Futarase." In addition to writing for films, he teaches piano and hopes to assemble a pan-Asian music ensemble, inspired by his experiences in Thailand.
Mix Dynamite Trio on Stage Live at Body & Soul (1994). The Mix Dynamite Yu (1996)
By E. Taylor Atkins