Worked on the ceremonies and cultural events of the 1998 Winter Olympic Games in Nagano (Japan).
Did You Know?
His name came from Quincy Jones
. The kanji for "Hisaishi" could be read as "Kuishi," which is close to the Japanese pronunciation of "Quincy," which, however, would be pronounced "Kuinshî," and "Joe," of course, came from "Jones." Hisaishi chose this name himself when he needed a stage name.