PROFILE

阿部かよこ(Kayoko Abe) Vocal & Guitar

茨城県出身。3歳からクラシックピアノを始め、学生時代に洋楽に出会う。
19歳で渡米、様々な音楽に出逢い、帰国後ボーカリストを志し、音楽活動を開始。
ジャズ、ポップスなどの演奏を経て、2000年以降ブラジル音楽に傾倒。
ポルトガル語でボサノバ・サンバなどを歌い始める。

2005年、ブラジル音楽家・山本のりこ氏に師事。
ギターを始め、弾き語りスタイルで演奏を始める。

2006年、ボサノバユニット“SALA NA CASA”を外谷東(pf)・日下部史貴(bs)と結成。
同ユニットは2009年に黒田清高(drm)を加え、都内外野外音楽イベントなどに出演。
その後、SALA NA CASAは6年間の活動を経て解散。

ユニット解散後、現在はソロ・デュオ・トリオなど様々な形態で、
都内・都内近郊のライブハウス、レストラン、イベントなどで活動中。 Kayoko Abe

Born in Ibaraki, Japan.
She started to learn classical piano when she was 3years old, and encountered western music in her school days.

At the age of 19, she moved to the United States of America, and was inspired by various kinds of music from many cultures.
After moving back to Japan, she began her musical career as a singer.

After performing a variety of music, including pop and jazz,
her attension turned to Brazirian music and began singing Bossa Nova and Samba in portuguese since 2000.

In 2005, she studied under a musician, Noriko Yamamoto, and began singing and playing guitar.

In 2006, she started a Bossa Nova unit '' SALA NA CASA'' with Tou Toya(pf), and Humitaka Kusakabe(bs).
A drummer, Kiyotaka Kuroda joined the unit in 2009, and the unit worked in many events and places until they disband.

She is now working as a solo, duo, and trio, at live houses, restaurants, and events in and around Tokyo.

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