Spiritual qualities hidden in a voice...the voice and words become a song.
A powerful, soulful singing voice invokes ancient memories contemplating the concept and meaning of life.
1969 - Born
1996 – Visited New York City, U.S.A.
1998 – Visited Africa to delve further into the origins of black music.
After returning home, performed in activities to convey the importance of the borderless joys of music to schoolchildren as a guest elementary school teacher, inspiring their curiosity and imagination.
In parallel to artist activities, serving as lecturer at a professional music school while concentrating on nurturing the young.
Costar with Keith Middleton (N.Y. Off Broadway "STOMP" main cast) and YAMAZEN (King of Rock Blues) Hideaki Masago (authority of the healing music world)
Hiroki Miyano (global jazz guitarist) Seiichi Yamamura (group percussionist), Yuji Enomoto (African percussionist), Yukitaka Nagami (jazz pianist), Phil Perry (gospel singer)
Performing with artists of various fields and receiving high evaluations. Formed a duo and performing throughout Japan with guitarist Pepe Ito. Playing with top musicians from all the countries of the world now.
Solo recording and concert activities mainly in Kyushu and requests from many places throughout the entire country.
2000: Journey to INSIDE CD live release @ ZEPP FUKUOKA
2004: NAGUN Kansai, Kanto tour
2005: Participated in Hideaki Masago "Wind Hunter" CD release live tour as a recording member
2006: Released DVD of picture book series "Whale under the moonlight"
2009: Kuro Isanishiki (black malt shochu) TVCM song
2012: Performance at Mount Fuji festival – FumoToppara - "All of life in nature to people"
2013: Performance at Nakasu JAZZ Festival
2013-2014: Performance at "Hakata X'mas Market in Light"
2014: Performance at Nakasu JAZZ Festival with Keith Middleton from N.Y. Off Broadway "STOMP"
photo by Hideko Kamata / loc. Dover Itoshima