Tetsuya Komuro

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Tetsuya Komuro is a retired Japanese musician, singer-songwriter, composer and record producer.wikipedia
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Hitomi (singer)

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At his peak as a record producer the artists he predominantly produced for came to be known as TK Family and at one time included Namie Amuro, hitomi, TRF, Tomomi Kahala and Ami Suzuki amongst others.
She began her career as teen model before making her singing debuting under the helm of Tetsuya Komuro in 1994, who produced Hitomi's earliest work in pop music.

TRF (band)

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At his peak as a record producer the artists he predominantly produced for came to be known as TK Family and at one time included Namie Amuro, hitomi, TRF, Tomomi Kahala and Ami Suzuki amongst others.
During the period of 1994 to 1995, the band released 5 singles produced by Tetsuya Komuro, each selling over a million copies under the Avex record label.

TM Network

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In 1984, he created the TM Network with Takashi Utsunomiya and Naoto Kine. Not only that, "TK" is also credited for the rise to fame of Daisuke Asakura, a popular Japanese composer, keyboardist and music producer who began his major musical career as a backup keyboardist for TM Network.
The members are Tetsuya Komuro (Keyboardist), Takashi Utsunomiya (Vocalist) and Naoto Kine (guitarist).

Velfarre

He was also a former owner of the disco Velfarre located in Roppongi, Tokyo.
Velfarre was the self-professed "largest disco in Asia" with a capacity of 1,500 people, with three floors above ground and three floors below; owned by Tetsuya Komuro and Avex Trax.

Ami Suzuki

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At his peak as a record producer the artists he predominantly produced for came to be known as TK Family and at one time included Namie Amuro, hitomi, TRF, Tomomi Kahala and Ami Suzuki amongst others.
While attending high school, Ami auditioned for Japanese talent show Asayan, which was searching for a young vocalist under the direct guidance of Tetsuya Komuro.

Tomomi Kahara

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At his peak as a record producer the artists he predominantly produced for came to be known as TK Family and at one time included Namie Amuro, hitomi, TRF, Tomomi Kahala and Ami Suzuki amongst others.
She is famous for working with Tetsuya Komuro who gave her much success in the 1990s, which led to her deep dip in popularity after 1999, the year in which she released her first non-TK produced album, One Fine Day.

Namie Amuro

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At his peak as a record producer the artists he predominantly produced for came to be known as TK Family and at one time included Namie Amuro, hitomi, TRF, Tomomi Kahala and Ami Suzuki amongst others.
After signing with Avex Trax in 1995, the corresponding record company Avex Group enlisted Japanese musician Tetsuya Komuro to work with Amuro on her then-upcoming album.

Seiko Matsuda

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"Gravity of Love" also topped the Oricon charts, beating out Seiko Matsuda's "Precious Heart".
Her consecutive number 1 record ended in 1989 when her 27th single "Precious Heart" was ranked at number-two, behind Tetsuya Komuro's "Gravity of Love".

Yoshiki (musician)

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In 1991, he collaborated with X Japan drummer and pianist Yoshiki as V2.
Described by Billboard as a "musical innovator" and named "one of the most influential composers in Japanese history" by Consequence of Sound, Yoshiki has also collaborated and played with artists such as Tetsuya Komuro, Roger Taylor, Gene Simmons, and Sarah Brightman.

Daisuke Asakura

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Not only that, "TK" is also credited for the rise to fame of Daisuke Asakura, a popular Japanese composer, keyboardist and music producer who began his major musical career as a backup keyboardist for TM Network.
His talent was discovered by Tetsuya Komuro of TM Network and Asakura was pulled from Yamaha to work under Komuro as his protégé.

Warren Cuccurullo

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In 1989 and 1990, Komuro collaborated with Warren Cuccurullo.
During breaks in Duran Duran's 1989–1990 tour schedule, Cuccurullo worked with Tetsuya Komuro, Shenkar and Patrick O'Hearn.

Vampire Hunter D (soundtrack)

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A year later, in 1985, his first solo work was the soundtrack Vampire Hunter D for the anime movie Vampire Hunter D, and his band, TM Network, did the closing credits song "Your Song".
This was Tetsuya Komuro's first solo work.

Wink (Japanese band)

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The single also topped the Oricon weekly charts, beating out Wink's single "Yoru ni Hagurete (Where Were You Last Night)".
In the 1990s, many people were looking for fresher-sounding music, and Eurodance music became popular thanks to Tetsuya Komuro and the many artists he produced, many of them under the avex trax label.

Speed 2: Cruise Control (soundtrack)

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In 1997, he started his overseas career with the remix of the theme music for the soundtrack to the 1997 American film Speed 2: Cruise Control, which Japanese MMA Legend Kazushi Sakuraba and English pro wrestler Johnny Smith later adopted as their entrance music.
In addition to reggae, the soundtrack features a techno remix of the film score by Tetsuya "TK" Komuro and an R&B song by Tamia (which is sung by her character in the film).

40th Japan Record Awards

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On December 31, 1998, his band Globe's song "Wanna Be A Dreammaker" received the grand prix award at the 40th edition of Japan Record Award.

Globe (band)

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Komuro also released albums as a solo singer or musician and was involved in the bands Globe, Kiss Destination and Gaball.
Globe were a dance-oriented Japanese pop band, formed in 1995 by producer and songwriter Tetsuya Komuro.

Together Now

The duet wrote the theme song for the 1998 FIFA World Cup Together Now as well as several other tracks and remixes.
"Together Now" is a collaboration between French composer/producer Jean Michel Jarre, and the Japanese composer/producer Tetsuya Komuro.

Punch Line

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Punch Line is a Japanese anime television series directed by Yutaka Uemura and produced by MAPPA with scripts by Kotaro Uchikoshi, music by Tetsuya Komuro, and character designs by Shōta Iwasaki.

Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie

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In 1994, he composed the musical score to the Japanese anime film Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie, based on the Capcom video game.

Heaven and Earth (1990 film)

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He subsequently composed other soundtracks such as Heaven and Earth and Seven Days War.

Aitai Riyū / Dream After Dream (Yume Kara Sameta Yume)

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Komuro composed AAA's double A-side single "Aitai Riyū/Dream After Dream (Yume Kara Sameta Yume)".
Both songs were composed and produced by Tetsuya Komuro.

AAA (band)

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Komuro composed AAA's double A-side single "Aitai Riyū/Dream After Dream (Yume Kara Sameta Yume)".
The single was hyped as the comeback work of composer Tetsuya Komuro, which helped in promoting the single.

Max Matsuura

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In March 2009, Matsuura Masato, president of the Avex Group Holdings, recovered the losses for the plaintiff, paid him extra ¥100 million in compensation and a further ¥48 million in delay damages.
In March 2009, Matsuura helped Tetsuya Komuro in the latter's fraud case.

Speed 2: Cruise Control

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In 1997, he started his overseas career with the remix of the theme music for the soundtrack to the 1997 American film Speed 2: Cruise Control, which Japanese MMA Legend Kazushi Sakuraba and English pro wrestler Johnny Smith later adopted as their entrance music.
Mark Mancina wrote a techno track for the soundtrack based on his film score, titled "Speed TK Re-mix", performed by Japanese musician Tetsuya "TK" Komuro.

Ayumi Hamasaki

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He composed almost all the songs on Love Songs, the 2010 album of Japanese pop-star Ayumi Hamasaki.
"Crossroad" was composed by Tetsuya Komuro and its coupling was her cover version of Komuro's band TM Network's 1988 song "Seven Days War", which was her first cover of a male song.