takamasa hikita
official site

Welcome to Takamasa Hikita Cahnnel Site.
I'm a jazz trumpet artist based in Japan. And I have been delivering my performance via this channel site.

NEW RELEASE

New single "FIND THE FUTURE" & New Album "FIND"
now available on all platforms

itunes

bandcamp

spotify

tunecore

UPCOMING SHOWS

2019

QUINTET LIVE

July 27 PM19:30 - 22:00

Music Charge : 2,000yen

JazzSpot ADLIB - Yokohama, Japan

http://www.jazz-adlib.info/


QUINTET LIVE

August 24 PM19:30 - 22:00

Music Charge : 2,000yen

JazzSpot ADLIB - Yokohama, Japan

http://www.jazz-adlib.info/


QUINTET LIVE

September 20 PM19:30 - 22:00

Music Charge : 2,000yen

JazzSpot ADLIB - Yokohama, Japan

http://www.jazz-adlib.info/


QUINTET LIVE

October 26 PM19:30 - 22:00

Music Charge : 2,000yen

JazzSpot ADLIB - Yokohama, Japan

http://www.jazz-adlib.info/


SEXTET LIVE

November 16 PM14:00 - 16:30

Music Charge : TBD

Music Saloon ARDEN - Nagoya, Japan

https://www.facebook.com/m.s.arden.culture/


Biography

Takamasa Hikita(Tottori, April 8, 1980)
Born in the town of Tottori, in western Japan.
The scenery there is really beautiful.
He began to play the trumpet at the age of ten.
He experienced world competition of wind music in college.
After that he went to graduate school to pursue a master's degree in ethnomusicology.
He studied of Kagura, one of the traditional performing arts of Japan.
During this period, he started learning to be a Jazz musician.
He has played Van Laar trumpet and flugelhorn since 2018. https://www.vanlaartrumpets.nl/en/artists/takamasa-hikita/
Recently, in addition to his own group and composing activities, he is a member of a contemporary jazz band.
He is usually playing in Osaka, Tokyo, and Tottori.

written by Yukihiro Kajiya