Saidera Paradiso C.E.O.

Seigen Ono

Recording / Mixing / Mastering Engineer
Seigen Ono is a composer, musician, recording and mastering engineer (fluent in DSD and surround with height format). For over 40 years, he has engineered for renowned artists such as Ryuichi Sakamoto (Merry Christmas Mr.Lawrence/1983), Sadao Watanabe, Manhattan Transfer, Joe Jackson, The Lounge Lizards, Arto Lindsay, John Zorn, and David Sylvian.
Seigen Ono is the 2019 ADC (TOKYO Art directors club) grand-prix winner.

As a Recording/Mastering Engineer 
In 1978, Seigen Ono started his career as an assistant at ONKIO-HAUS (Tokyo) and has become a freelance engineer since 1980. Ono has worked with a wide range of musical talent including Ryuichi Sakamoto (Merry Christmas Mr.Lawrence/1983), Sadao Watanabe (Parker's Mood/1985, Elis/1988, etc.), Manhattan Transfer (Vocalies live1986), Joe Jackson (Live 1980/86/1988), The Lounge Lizards (Big Heart/1986, No Pain for Cakes/1987), Arto Lindsay, John Zorn (Spillan/1987), King Crimson (Live in Japan, Three of a Perfect Pair/1983), Golden Palominos (Visions of Excess/1985) and David Sylvian (Weatherbox 1989). Naked City (torture garden/1991), Jaco Pastorius (Holiday for Pans/1993), Oscar Peterson (The quintet live featuring Joe Pass/1986), Steps Ahead (live/1987), Kazumi Watanabe (mobo splash 1985, etc.)
1991 Audio Supervisor for HDVS, SONY CORP (the first demo for Sony HD-TV), Remixed “FESTIVAL DE JAZZ MONTREUX” including Miles Davis with Gil Evans orchestra conducted by Quincy Jones. Gal Costa, Le Mystrere des voix Bulgares, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Deee Lite with Bootsy Collins, Elvis Costello and Rude five, The B.B. King Blues Band, Dianne, Reeves, Ray Charles, Chaka Khan, George Benson and Count Basie Orchestra, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Stanly Clarke, Omar Hakim, David Sanborn, Henri Salvador, Touring as PA engineer with Golden Palominos, Toshinori Kondo, Sadao Watanabe, etc. He is known as a demonstrator of DSD technology and mixing with surround height channels in proffesional audio.
For the past 13 years, Ono has endorsed high end pro audio equipment deeleped by Sony including Sony HDVS, SONOMA DSD Audio Workstation, and DRE S777 Sampling Digital Reverb. He has been a strong advocate for high resolution audio (such as DSD) and been involved in R&D for high end audio products developed by Sony, KORG and Yamaha. So he knows the most advanced auditory technology. 

As a Composer
Latest release in Japan : 
"COMME des GARÇONS SEIGEN ONO" 30 years anniversary remastered for SACD/CD and vinyl records
"CDG Fragmentation".
Seigen Ono has released a number of Super Audio CD albums including “Olive Tree for Peace", “Maria and Maria”, “COMME des GARÇONS SEIGEN ONO” , CDG  Vol.1, CDG  Vol.2 and “Bar del Mattatoio”, “Dragonfish Live/Seigen Ono Quintet”, etc. He has performed at many European jazz festivals including the prestigious Montreux Jazz Festival (1993, 1994 and 2008). He has also worked for various theater and dance companies including Jean-Christophe Maillot (Les Ballets de Monte Carlo) and Philippe Decouffle (DCA), and was the director and composer for “Le petit ballets des Rolly” (2008, Swiss), which resulted in a release titled “Memories of Primitive Man / Seigen Ono and Pearl Alexander” (2015年 Sony Music Japan Int’l).


Mastering Rate

 Online Mastering  ¥26,400/song (tax incl.)
 Attended Mastering Session  ¥110,000/first 2 hours (tax incl.) 
 ¥38,000/hour after the 3rd hour
 Instrumental Masteing + ¥13,200/song (tax incl.)
 High-Res Mastering + ¥13,200/song (tax incl.)