jazz pianist & composer
Takeshi, a versatile artist, understands the significance of creating versatile and unique lessons. He conveys to his students the whole package, enabling them with opportunities as a musician to play instruments at the highest level, compose and give astonishing performances. As well as produce with the latest technology in the industry. Whether you pursue a professional career or not, you can learn the art of creating music from a pro who is totally committed to making your learning experience extraordinary!
Education Berklee College of Music, Doshisha University, SUNY Purchase, Stanford University
Awards Elmhurst Jazz Festival, Outstanding Award Council of Arts and Humanities in Staten Island (COAHSI) Premiere Grant (2004 - 2014) COAHSI Encore Grant (2005 - 2012) Puffin Grant (2004) Chamber Music America (CMA) Residency Program Grant (2006)
Associations Harrison Library Jazz Ambassador to Jazz at Lincoln Center
Genres & Ages Taught Classical & Jazz, composition, digital music