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"BLUESAHOLIC" NOW ON ITUNES & SPOTIFY!

The digital version of BLUESAHOLIC is now on iTunes! And Spotify! And Pandora! And every platform you can think of. (Including direct on THIS SITE!) There's a slight delay for the physical CDs (Amazon), but that will come soon!

BLUESAHOLIC LIVE IN JUNE

As you know, Bluesaholic is the name of my new album, which was released in Japan in late March. (Rest of world - please be patient. I'm working on the worldwide release!). With the help of drummer Taro, these excellent…

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5/13 SHOW IS CANCELLED

Due to the extension of emergency measures in the Kansai area, this month's show at Stardust in Kyoto has been canceled. 

 
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NEXT SHOW IN KYOTO 5/13

I'll be playing once again with pianist Hatsumi Wada and guitarist Hiroshi Shinohara on May 13 in Kyoto, at the Stardust Club. It'll be the second time we play at the Stardust. The food is really good!

Of course, this…

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BLUESAHOLIC CD RELEASE LIVE

Thank you everyone who came to the CD release show of my newest album "Bluesaholic". Our fun night was thanks to everyone! I'm sure in the near future, I'll be playing again with the Bluesaholic band, so please check my…

UK SONGWRITING CONTEST WINNER!!

As I mentioned in my last post, my song, "Like a Woman" was nominated in the Blues Songwriting Category. Well, I WON! I'm incredibly happy and grateful!! This means good things for the upcoming mini-album! The song arrangement was a…

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UK SONGWRITING CONTEST

Great news!

"Like a Woman", one of the songs on my upcoming mini-CD, has been nominated for "Best Blues Song" by the UK Songwriting Contest!! I am one of 6 finalists. The winner will be announced next month! Stay tuned…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

2020 was a tough year for so many people around the world. And many are still suffering from the effects of the corona virus. We must never forget those who risked their health to protect us. And we must never…

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THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Thank you so much for your support in this crazy year, 2020. I'm looking forward to (finally!) releasing my mini-CD in spring of 2021. In 2021, like many everywhere, I hope for a safer environment for all of us around…

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12/18 NEXT SHOW - TIME CHANGE

Hi Everybody, I hope al is well. コロナ対策のため、12/18のライブの時間が早くなりました。オープンが18:00、スタートが18:30になりました。お手数ですが、よろしくお願いします!12/18's show at Gallery has been slightly changed. Some restrictions have been enacted because of the Corona virus. The show will start 30 MINUTES EARLIER than listed on the flyer. The bar will…

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UPCOMING SHOWS DECEMBER

Hey, how is everybody? 

After a long hiatus, I have 2 acoustic blues shows coming up in December in Osaka. On December 6, I'll be playing for the first time with guitarist Tomoki Nakano, and on December 18, I'll be…

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NEW EP UPDATE

RECORDING UPDATE: The songs are recorded and awaiting a final OK to go to press. The recording process went smoothly and I'm so grateful to have Ko Shimizu, Taro Takagi, Hiroshi Shinohara, Tomonori Sano and Emi Hanada on this EP…