Yuki HIDAKA is a vocalist, clarinet player, lyricist.

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

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

 

The first teacher is Yoshie Ichikawa,vocalist, 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 graduate school of letters in Osaka University.

 

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".