As a singer-song writer, he received the grand prize of THE JAPAN GOLD DISC AWARD for his own album, “1234”, and also has had a number of cuts for other artists. In 2008, he moved to NY to be a Jazz pianist. In 2012 released first Jazz album, “Boys Mature Slow”, and received NEW STAR prize at “JAZZ JAPAN AWARD 2012. He’s performed at TOKYO JAZZ FESTIVAL. And in Summer of 2016, he’s released 4th Jazz album, “Answers July”.