LUNA  vocalist

愛知県出身。
音楽教師の父と筝曲大師範の母のもと、様々な音楽に触れて育つ。
3才よりクラシックピアノを学ぶ。
2001年よりvocalistとしてのキャリアをスタート。 “心に響く歌”、“血の通った音”を信条とする。
2010年冬より拠点を東京に移し、現在は都内を中心に全国各地で精力的に演奏活動中。
2009年8月 1stアルバム『Everything Must Change』リリース。
2009年9月 アケタズディスク『MENINA MOCA / AKETA meets VOCAL』参加。
『Everything Must Change』はJAZZ LIFE誌の“MY BEST ALBUM 2009”に選出された。
またスイングジャーナル誌の2009年のジャズディスク大賞にもノミネートされる。
2012年5月 2ndアルバム『Natural』をLUNA&大石学 duo名義でリリース。
2015年5月 参加ユニット『倍音の森』アルバムリリース。

近年ではスタンダードのみならず、即興演奏の他、自身のオリジナル楽曲の創作・演奏にも力を入れている。
また、ソリストとして歌うだけでなく、様々な楽器とのアンサンブルにおいて、
楽曲を構成するひとつの音としての歌の在り方にも強い関心を抱き、幅広い演奏活動を展開している。

主宰ユニット:Dois Lugares、L-mundo、3bass quartet
参加ユニット:倍音の森、SYNALONE

ダイナミックかつ繊細、ブルージーでエモーショナルな天性の歌声に恵まれた、存在感のあるvocalist。


LUNA was born in Aichi, Japan.
She was brought up surrounded with the various music by the parents of a music teacher and a koto player.

Started to take piano lesson and Solfège class at the age of 3.
At the age of 15, she went to high school in state of Michigan, U. S.,
where she started to take voice training and singing lessons.

LUNA started her career as a jazz singer in 2001.
In 2009, she released her debut album [EVERYTHING MUST CHANGE]
which she recorded with Manabu Ohishi(piano) Yasushi Yoneki(bass)
Cecil Monroe(drums) and Hidefumi Toki(soprano&alto saxophone).
This album was elected "My best album 2009" of Jazz Life magazine.
And also nominated for "Jazz disc award of 2009" of the swing journal magaizine.
In 2012, she released her 2nd album [Natural] which she recorded with Manabu Ohishi(piano).
This album includes seven original songs written by Ohishi and LUNA.

In 2015, the album [Overtone Forest] of the band "Overtone Forest" was released,
which she participate as a singer and also wrote several songs.

Her voice contains rich harmonic overtone which is described as dynamic and delicate.
And her song is lyrical and full of emotion with bluesy sound.

Besides singing jazz standards, writes her own songs and also writes lyrics to the music composed by other musicians.
Also she collaborates with various musicians not only as a soloist but as a part of the ensemble,
which she consider her voice as a musical instrument.

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