Jazz artist whose longstanding collaboration with vocalist Kimiko Itoh resulted in great acclaim and performances at the Montreux Jazz Festival.His production work on Itoh's album Kimiko helped it win the 2000 Swing Journal jazz disc grand prix for Japanese vocalist.He abandoned the organ and embraced the piano after hearing Oscar Peterson's albums when he was 12.BEFORE FAME
He studied at the Berklee College of Music, making his official debut in 1983.PERSONAL LIFE
His family recognized his talents early on when he starting playing the organ at age two and improvising by age seven.The meaning of the name Ozone: Gas Layer FUN FACTS
Pianist Makoto Ozone were born on Saturday, birthstone is Aquamarine, the seaon was Spring in the Chinese year of Ox, it is 73 days until Makoto Ozone next birthday.
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Jan. 11 1933
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