Latest News

April 11th, 2016

New Project has announced! New York based Japanese jazz band called

“J SQUAD”

Album and tour info coming soon stay tuned!!

http://jsquadnyc.wix.com/j-squad


February 6th, 2015

Arigato so much for all your support in last year!!!

Ulysses Owens Jr. and I started a new band called “New Century Jazz Quintet” and CD release tour/concert was big success in Japan and U.S. We’re currently working on upcoming 2nd album so stay tuned!!

New Century Jazz Quintet’s 1st album “Time is Now” , also Charles Turner III “Dreamers”, Felix Peikli “Royal Flush” and Darren Barrett DB Quintet “Live and Direct” are available on iTunes.

I’m in Doha for 6 weeks residency at Jazz at Lincoln Center Doha leading my trio with special guests. We had an amazing 1st week and 5 more to go!!


March 13th, 2014

I hope you’re having good year of 2014 so far, and I’m really exited to announce this new band co-lead by Ulysses Owens Jr. and myself called “New Century Jazz Quintet”.

We just finished recording an album and this will be released worldwide in this summer-fall.

Also great friends of mine Charles Turner III, Darren Barrett, Felix Peikli, Mary Davy are about to release a new album as well. I was also blessed to be a part of these great projects and these albums are coming out pretty soon as well so stay tuned!!


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Calendar

full calendar

Hiroshima Music High School Last Concert

September 30th, 2016 @ 6:30pm

JMS Aster Plaza Hall, Hiroshima, Japan

Duo 40th year anniversary Live with Mabumi Yamaguchi

October 1st, 2016 @ 8:00pm

Duo, Fukuyama, Japan

Takeshi Ohbayashi Solo Piano Concert

October 6th, 2016 @ 7:00pm

Fukuyama Museum of Arts, Fukuyama, Japan

Takuya Kuroda West Coast Tour

October 20th, 2016 @ 6:00pm

10/20-23, TBA