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AKIHIRO NISHIGUCHI

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Instruments / courses
Saxophone, Music theory, Jazz improvisation, Music composition / Music arrangement
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Playing saxophone makes your life much better.
Improvising through musical instrument opens your creative side like a baby, the saxophone is particularly good for this due to flexible sound like your voice.
So pick that saxophone up and get playing!

Lesson fee(50Minutes)
6,500 points (¥ 6,500)
The consumer tax will be added to your lesson price depends on the residency of students.
In other currencies
  • $ 61.32Dollar
  • ¥ 6,500Yen
  • € 49.61Euro

* Consumption tax is added according to the country.

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URL

http://www.akihironishiguchi.com/

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A native of Osaka, Japan, Aki Nishiguchi began studying classical piano at the age of five and picked up the saxophone at twelve. After performing regularly in Osaka for several years, Nishiguchi decided to pursue his musical studies overseas.
In 2004, he was accepted into the prestigious Berklee College of Music on scholarship where he studied with legendary musicians and educators Frank Tiberi, George Garzone, Joe Lovano and Hal Crook.
After leaving Berklee, Nishiguchi moved to New York City and quickly ensconced himself in the vibrant N.Y.C. jazz scene.
In 2010, Nishiguchi released the solo album: "Tre Agrable" featuring Uri Gurvich on Alto Sax, Pascal Niggenkempar on bass, Lawrence Fields on Piano and Nick Falk on drums, followed by "PINGO" featuring Daiki Yasukagawa on bass, Hakuei Kim on Piano and Ko Omura on Drums in 2012.
In 2016, Nishiguchi received 1st place at the Detroit Jazz Festival Competition in Yokohama. In 2016, His own group performed at DETROIT INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL in the U.S.A where their performance and repertoire were highly acclaimed by both the audience and the critics.
Nishiguchi currently resides in Tokyo, Japan where he performs both as a sideman and leader. Some of the notables that Nishiguchi has played with internationally include Ron Carter, Takuya Kuroda, Michel Reis, Billy Drummond, Kiyashi Kitagawa, Uri Gurvich, Leo Genovese, Bob Mintzer, Terumasa Hino, Teriver Chang, Aaron Choulai.

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