Great to see Benjamin at the Cotton Club last night. 先日はCotton Clubにて我が師匠Benjamin Herman率いるTrioを観に行って来ました。なんというか、ベンジャミンのこういう部分が聴きたいと思ってい...
After graduating the University in Japan, he studied abroad in both the U.S and The Netherlands to learn Jazz as a music major. He spent two years in University of New Orleans and after that, he moved to Rotterdam to continue Jazz Major in Codarts and graduated in 2007.
Studied the saxophone with Brice Winston, Dick de Graaf, Ben van den Dugen, Benjamin Herman, and Simon Rigter.
Had great opportunities playing with Nicholas Payton(tp), Lee Konitz(as), Russell Batiste(ds), Bernard Purdie(dr), Tommy Smith(ts), John Abercrombie(g), Gerard Presencer(tp), and Adam Nussbaum(dr).