From Amsterdam, born in Japan. Composer/Arranger, Guitarist and music producer. Discover daily news, performance information, press releases, and more.
Independent professional composer, arranger/guitarist from Amsterdam and the member of Sena, Buma-Stemra and Arti et Amicitiae. She supports many singers, musicians and bands. She has started playing music since three in Western classic music with piano, and switched into playing guitar in Rock, Pop, Country, Blues, World music and any genres. She also performs with traditional Asian lute “Yueqin” from Japan. She is the director of Sakura Music & Art.
Rei is a professional composer, arranger and guitarist from Japan. She is a multiplayer plays Yueqin and released 8 CDs (2 Rock Band, 3 Solo, 3 East Asian music projects). She participated in many music products and devoted to the industry (CD, video, animation, film, commercial music, event, festival). Her career has started as a rock guitarist. She taught students at music schools.
Since 2000, she relocated to Paris and started her music career through Europe, United States, Asia and many other countries. She creates her music by fusion of ”Oriental & Western” and ”Modern/Rock and Traditional” music. She moved to Amsterdam in 2005, and established her own company Sakura Music & Art culture center in 2011.
During the autumn of 2013, she suddenly started painting by pointillism. Today, she attempts to combine music and painting or any other artistic activities.
It was 2000-2003 she used to write essay for a Japanese publisher’s company every week. And 2019 she decided to start writing book. It will be published in 2024.
1994 Aoniyoshi (Unesco event in Japan)
2002 Embassy of Japan in Paris (concert)
2002 Air France (concert)
2003 Fnac in Paris (concert)
2003 Rande-Vous TOYOTA in Champs-elysee in Paris (concert)