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Biography

Hidè’s ‘magic fingers’ blends Indian, Spanish, Celtic, Japanese, blues, pop, rock, heavy metal on his guitar. Classically trained in Japan and at prestigious Guildhall School of Music in London, Hidè epitomises the tradition, compounding classical literacy and the finger-style artistry. Hidè’s music were featured on Japanese TV program as well as numerous radio in the UK including Monocle Radio with his work with Rié, Japanese singer-songwriter. As a composer, Hidè wrote many music including American calligrapher Thomas Ingmire’s project as well as ‘My Gentle Roses’ for Duo Ueda, which was published on Gendai Guitar magazine in January 2020.

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