The Most Prolific Composer You Have Never Heard Of — Yann Tomita, and the Doopees

Sam Leach
Sam Leach
Feb 25, 2020 · 11 min read
Tomita, surrounded by his equipment.

Born in Tokyo, Japan in October 1952, Yann Tomita, also known as Dr. Yann, Yang Tomita, Dr. Domestic, Deyanns, is a master of his craft that has garnered a cult following over the course of decades. Tomita spent much of his career directly involved with the pioneering of genres on the fringe in Japan, such as acid jazz, lounge music, space age music…