Yuki Hidaka

 

Singer&songwriter,clarinet player, visual artist.

 

Now doing performances and producing works fabric art, calligraphy, watercolors, and so on.

 

Began to study jazz in the Kyoto University, Dark Blue New Sounds Orchetra.(Played Duke Ellington's music).

 

The first vocal teacher is Yoshie Ichikawa, and have learned the spirit of jazz and blues from her.

 

In 2007, joined workshop by Barry Harris, Richard Davis, Lewis Nash at Hagi, Yamaguchi Prefecture.


Majored in Pedagogy in graduate school of faculty of education in Kyoto University, and history of cultural conflicts in  graduate school of letters in Osaka University.

 

Mainly studied about secret Christianity in Japan and jazz history from the view of not only musical, but the aspects of gender, race.

 

Started the career as a professional vocalist since 2011.

 

In 2011, 2012, joined Summer Program at Vermont Jazz Center.

(Won scholarship in 2012).

 

In 2013, stayed for 3 month in Madison, WI, U.S.A., and studied with bassitst, Dr. Richard Davis.

 

29th, Oct, 2016, released 1st album " The Rainbow-Colored Boat", with Yosuke Kurita, Keijin Shu, Akira Hasegawa, Ohmichi Yuda, Hiroshi" Gori" Matsuda from Vermilion Field.

 

 

 

 

 

Photo by Yoshiko Kuzuno.

4th,September,2019,Candy,Kyoto.