January 11, 2014

Takuya Kuroda Releases an Album as the First Japanese Artist Signed with US Blue Note Records

A Jazz trumpet player, Takuya Kuroda returned to Japan for a show, and his major debut album is to be released on February 5th. Takuya Kuroda is a Jazz trumpet player based in New York. He moved to New York by himself 10 years ago and performed as a versatile player including playing for Jose James. Takuya had a solo show on December 27th with his own band. He is the first Japanese artist signed with the renowned jazz label, Blue Note Records, and is to release his major debut... Read More

January 1, 2011

Takuya Kuroda

Takuya Kuroda is a jazz trumpeter born in 1980 in Hyogo prefecture. He started playing trumpet at the age of twelve and played in big bands through middle school, high school, and college. Kuroda then started playing in jazz clubs in Kobe and Osaka at just sixteen years of age. Kuroda moved to the United States in 2003 and started attending The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. After graduating, he made Brooklyn, New York his home and began performing all over the... Read More