born in Japan, received hard trainings of classical music.

Studied at Toho Music High School and Toho Gakuen School of Music, holding BM in piano performance.

after graduated from the college, started to learn Jazz . 

studied from Richie Beirach .

has been living in New York since 1989.

has played with Adam Kolker, Joe Fitzgerald, Hill Greene, Tim Ouimet and others.

has been playing as a leader of own band,with Ian Froman and Sean Conly.

has been teaching  piano and playing in Rhythm Section Classes  at The Collective School of Music since 2002