January 1, 2011

Kazumasa Oda

Kazumasa Oda is a singer-songwriter, also known as the leader of the famous folk rock band Off Course. As a vocalist and leader of Off Course, Oda wrote many Japanese standard numbers in the 70s and 80s. He and Yasuhiro Suzuki (who left the band in 1982) were important composers in the band. The group’s most successful singles “Sayonara” (1979), “Yes-No” (1980), and “Kimi ga Uso o Tsuita” (1984) were written by Oda. In 1985 he began work... Read More