Tak ( pronounce Attack w/o A ), is a guitar player/ songwriter/ noise organizer/ words mumbler at his own skin.
Born and raised in Osaka, Japan, his interest in music began at early age as a kid. At early teenage days, his love to the music moved on from “listening” to “playing”, started out with piano, then moved onto the guitar. After learning about the Blues, R&R, Old-school R&B, Funk and Soul music, he started having this dream of “playing it in real musical environment that created/originated its culture.”
Pursuing this dream, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia in 1989. Soon after the arrival, he started following its music scene, and playing around the city. His “Blues/Soul/Funk/Classic Rock” influenced guitar style led him to wide range of music scene from Southern Blues/Rock, Gospel, Reggae, Pop, to Urban Soul/R&B, and works from studio recordings to live performances in nationwide.
In 2018, released his 1st solo project, “axisfish”.
In 2019, released 2nd project, EP called “SampLoopExperimental”.
As a professional guitar player and songwriter, Tak has worked for many artists/labels from local to international music industries such as:
CNN/HLN ( Soapbox Studio ), DARP Studio, Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Ent.,
Big Time Rush ( Nickelodeon, guitar on “Time Of Our Life” from album “Elevate” )
Dallas Austin ( producer for TLC, Madonna, Gwen Stefani, etc… as live guitarist on his solo project, “Dallas Austin Experience” )
Novel (singer-songwriter/producer for Alicia Keys, Leona Lewis, India Arie, etc… )
Montell Jordan ( guitar on “Crushin'” from album, “Life After Def” ),
Tony Rich Project ( Grammy award winning singer-songwriter )
Lil G ( from R&B group, Silk ), Rasa Don ( from Hip-Hop group, Arrested Development )
Charlie Singleton ( from legendary funk band, Cameo ), Divinity Roxx ( formal Beyonce’s bassist, Victor Wooten )
Algebra ( Soul/R&B singer-songwriter, on album, “Purpose” ), Sandra Hall ( Atlanta blues artist ),
Japanese pop artists such as; Crystal Kay ( on album, “4Real” ), J Soul Brothers ( as songwriter ), and so on…