Received Hollywood Radio & TV Award, ACC and CLIO Award. - 1971 Moved to UK, after graduated from the prestigious Keio university (Japan). Worked with British bands, and associated with famous musicians as Paul Rogers, Barry Gibb, and Al Kooper. After back to Japan, established his original sound through 3 years study of Japanese traditional music and worked with living national treasures of Japan, such as Kisaku Katada and Reibo Aoki. - 1974 Moved to California. Made a contract with Island USA as the first Japanese artist. - 1978 Contracted with MCA/HEADFIRST (USA) - 1979 Captured the imagination of Clive Davis and made a contract with Arista Records. - 1985 Admired by Christine Reed and made a contract with CBS (Pre-SONY).
From that time on, released more than 15 solo albums and worked for Hollywood TV and motion pictures, also produced records and CDs for various artists in US and Japan. - 2000 Established own record label, East Quest Records, Inc. - 2002 Performed with London Symphony Orchestra for Joe Curiale' s album "Music of Life" and nominated for Grammy Awards. - 2004 Developed a new and revolutionary natural healing technique called " Musicolor Therapy " utilizes sound and color. Established Musicolor, Inc. Also, started distributing East Quest label through Shinseido/Watanabe Music Publishing Co.
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