‘Sweet Song Covers’ by May J.

I arranged and performed three songs for May J.’s new album titled ‘Sweet Song Covers’ which is released on March 16th, 2016. All songs contained in the album are very popular Japanese pop songs originally released in mainly 80s (some of them are released in 70s and 90s), and covered by May J. for the…

‘Hikari no Kuseki’ concert DVD and Bru-ray

   The Bru-ray and DVD features the concert of Hiromi Iwasaki’s 40th anniversary tour “Hikari no Kiseki” held at Tokyo International Forum in 2015 released on March 2, 2016. The tour has been continued until April. I’ll do my best.

66th NHK Kōhaku Uta Gassen

NHK Kōhaku Utagassen is an annual TV music show on New Year’s eve broadcasted by NHK. Last year, I finally participated in ‘Kōhaku’ for the first time as an arranger for ‘Tokyo Gorin Ondo’ sung by Natsuko Godai. ‘Tokyo Gorin Ondo’, which is composed by Masao Koga, is the theme song of the 1964 Summer…

‘Oku no Utamichi’ by Tsukasa Mogamigawa

Tsukasa Mogamigawa released his new album titled ‘Oku no Utamichi’ on 25, Nov. 2015. The album is his first cover album. He sang 11 songs of Tohoku region where he is from. I arranged two songs, ‘Kitaguni no Haru’ and ’Tsugaru Heiya’, for the album and I also played the guitar. Both songs are very…

‘May J. sings Disney’ by May J.

May J. released her latest album ‘May J. sings Disney’ on November 5, 2015. I arranged 2 songs, ‘Disney Princess Medley’ (Someday My Prince Will Come – Once Upon A Dream – Part Of Your World) and ‘When You Wish Upon A Star’ for the album. A popular violinist Emiri Miyamoto played the violin on…

Dream Cover Music Festival (TV show)

I had a great time playing on the TV show ‘Dream Cover Kayousai’ that is a part of Fuji TV’s ’27 hours TV’ with a wonderful artists and the band. Kayousai means a Pop Music Festival. I was an arranger and pianist for the show. The concept of the show was that very popular pop…

‘My Songs’ by Hiromi Iwasaki

Hiromi Iwasaki released her new album ‘My Songs‘ which is her 40th anniversary album on May 20, 2015. This album contains many of her signature pieces re-recorded for this album. I arranged and played the piano on ’40th anniversary Special Medley’ with 8 songs. The medley is 13 minutes long, and all 8 songs are…

‘Doubt’ by Masaki Kyomoto

Masaki Kyomoto who is a very famous actor and also a singer songwriter released his new single ‘Doubt’ on April 1, 2015 for the first time in nine years. I arranged the song ‘Doubt’ and the coupled song ‘Hatsuyuki’ in the single.