Originally from Tokyo moved to NYC in 88' and he spent much of his time at NYC nightclubs such as Tunnel, Palladium, Nell's, MK, Rex, The World, Red Zone, Sound Factory, Glory, Choice, Big House, Cafe Society, La Palace, and so on.
After trained by Joe Claussell ( Dance Tracks, Spiritual Life Music, & Body & Soul ) in early 90's, he established himself as a NYC DJ with 5 year residency at the legendary night club; Nell's, which was visited by many celebrities such as Madonna, Prince, Grace Jones, Hugh Grant, Queen Latifah, Mike Tyson, Samuel L. Jackson, Damon Wayans, Enrique Iglesias, Christina Aguilera, and the list went on. Also, the club was featured in various music videos and mentioned/featured in the movies like; American Psycho (feat. Christian Bale), Rounders (feat. Jon Malkovich, Matt Damon, Edward Norton, and so on).
Over the years, he worked with many key players; club owners, managers, and promoters, in NYC Club Scene who run Studio 54 (Original), Palladium (Original), Club USA, Kit Kat Club, China Club (New), Life, Lotus, Restaurant 147, Discotheque, BLVD, Wonder Bar, etc... Time Out Magazine called his residency at Decade Night Club, “The Best Sexually Mixed Party in NYC.” Another high lighting residency was at BLVD; which was also mapped as one of the biggest upscale parties in NYC.
He has extended experience with night clubs, lounge/restaurants, and private parties such as industry parties. (Recently, he has had a very successful party at Pianos. Also, he made an official line up for Halcyon at Output.) And, he is able to cover underground to commercial dance music scene with his variety of collection.
For DJ equipment, he owns High End Speaker RCF 4Pro x 2, Urei 1620 Mixer Original Production x 1, GSA Cross Over x 1, Pioneer CDJ 2000 x 2, and Traktor Control S4, and Technics 1200 Turntable x 2.
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