Taku Hirano

Try And Keep Up. ™

 

appearances (by artist)

LIVE PERFORMANCES:

Fleetwood Mac

Say You Will” North American Tour Leg #3 (Summer 2004-Fall 2004)

Say You Will” Australia Tour (Spring 2004)

Say You Will” Europe Tour (Fall 2003)

Say You Will” North American Tour Leg #2 (Summer 2003)

Say You Will” North American Tour Leg #1 (Spring 2003)

 

John Mayer

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (Spring 2013)

North American Dates (Spring 2013)

 

Bette Midler

"Divine Intervention" UK Tour (Summer 2015)

"Divine Intervention" North American Tour (Spring - Summer 2015)

The Showgirl Must Go On” Las Vegas residency (Spring 2008-Fall 2010)

From The Big Apple To The Big Easy” Hurricane Katrina Benefit (Fall 2005)

Kiss My Brass” Australia Tour (Spring 2005)

Kiss My Brass” North American Tour (Fall 2004)

 

Whitney Houston

My Love Is Your Love” Europe Tour (Summer - Fall 1999)

My Love Is Your Love” North American Tour (Spring 1999 - Summer 1999)

 

Lionel Richie

North American Dates (Spring - Summer 2004)

The Definitive Collection” promo dates (Spring 2003)

North American dates (Spring 2002-Spring 2003)

Renaissance” Europe Tour (Spring 2001-Fall 2001)

Renaissance” North American promo dates (Spring 2001)

Montreux Jazz Festival (July 2000)

Europe Tour (Summer 2000)

Tina Turner: 24/7" Europe Tour - as special guest (Summer 2000)

Tina Turner: 24/7" North American Tour - as special guest (Spring 2000)

 

STEVIE NICKS

Crystal Visions” North American promo dates (Spring 2007)

SuperBowl XLI Pre-Game Show (January 2007)

North American dates (Summer 2000; Spring 2006; Fall 2006-Spring 2007)

Gold Dust" Australia/New Zealand Tour (Spring 2006)

Gold Dust” North American Tour (Summer 2005)

Stevie Nicks and Don Henley: Two Voices” North American Tour (Summer 2005)

North American dates (Summer 2000)

 

DR. John

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (Spring 2017)

Wanee Festival (Spring 2017)

Double Decker Arts Festival (Spring 2017)

Bromberg's Big Noise Festival (Summer 2017)

 

LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM

Under The Skin” North American Tour (Fall 2006-Spring 2007)

 

Willie nelson, kris kristofferson, steven tyler, sheryl crow, peter frampton, john fogerty, juanes, chris stapleton, eric church, aloe blacc, tom morello (rage against the machine), brandon flowers (the killers), pat monahan (train)

"Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert" at Madison Square Garden (2015)

BEYONCÉ, LADY GAGA, ANNIE LENNOX, ED SHEERAN, GARY CLARK JR, BABYFACE, ARIANA GRANDE, JOHN LEGEND, JANELLE MONÁE, JILL SCOTT, INDIA ARIE, PHARRELL, NE-YO, ANDREA BOCELLI

Stevie Wonder- Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute” (2015)

 

PATTI LABELLE, MELISSA ETHERIDGE, ARIANA GRANDE, JILL SCOTT, JANELLE MONÁE, TESSANNE CHIN

Women of Soul: In Concert at the White House” (March 2014)

 

Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, The Boys Choir of Harlem

BET Block Party at the Apollo Theater (Summer 2000)

 

ARETHA FRANKLIN, STEVIE WONDER, PATTI LABELLE, USHER, JAMIE FOXX, JOSH GROBAN, KRISTEN CHENOWETH, ROSIE O’DONNELL

“Oprah’s Farewell Spectacular Showconcert (Summer 2011)

 

ARETHA FRANKLIN, SMOKEY ROBINSON, JENNIFER HUDSON, JANELLE MONÁE , KAREN CLARK SHEARD, TAMAR BRAXTON, WAYNE BRADY

The BET Honors 2014” (February 2014)

 

john legend, Chaka Khan, En vogue, flo rida, ashanti, Ja Rule, K-ci & Jojo, bel biv devoe, Biz Markie, naughty by nature, big daddy kane, chubb rock, rob base

Showtime At The Apollo” (December 2016; February 2017; June 2017)

 

Ceelo Green, sheila E., charlie wilson, trombone shorty, Wé mcdonald

Apollo Spring Gala 2017 (New York, June 2017)

 

Patti Labelle, Kenny Loggins, Travis Tritt

Yamaha Corporate Event (May 2007)

 

Mary J. Blige, Wyclef Jean

Jingle Ball: New York City (December 2000)

 

LeAnn Rimes

Jingle Ball: San Diego (December 2002)

 

A.R. Rahman

"Jai Ho: The Journey Home" Singapore Tour (Spring 2011)

"Jai Ho: The Journey Home" South African Tour (Fall 2010)

"Jai Ho: The Journey Home" North American Tour (Summer - Fall 2010)

CES Convention, Las Vegas (2009)

TIME 100 Most Influential People Gala (2009)

White House State Dinner (2009)

 

ISAAC HAYES

North American dates (Fall 1998-Spring 1999)

Comedy Central's Hi-Fi Party (Fall 1998)

 

Sheila E.

SuperBowl XXXII event (January 1998)

 

The Emotions

Sinbad’s Summer Soul Jam” Festival (July 1998)

North American dates (Spring 1998-Summer 1998)

 

LISA LOEB

Rin’ L.A. showcase- as special guest (May 2006)

 

Jonathan Butler

Santa Barbara concert series (April 1998)

Catalina Jazz Festival (September 1997)

Do You Love Me?”  North American promo dates (Fall 1997-Spring 1998)

 

Tom Scott, Rick Braun, Marilyn Scott

Santa Barbara concert series (April 1998)

 

Bobby Lyle

Atlanta concert series (May 2002)

 

Utada Hikaru

"Utada: In The Flesh 2010" UK Tour (Spring 2010)

"Utada: In The Flesh 2010" North American Tour (Spring 2010)

Utada United 2006” Japan Tour (Summer 2006)

Ultra Blue” Japan promo appearances (Summer 2006)

Hikaru No Go: 5 Nights at the Budokan” Concerts (February 2004)

 

Tevin Campbell

Back To The World” South Africa Tour (Fall 1996)

Back To The World” Japan Tour (Fall 1996)

Back To The World” North American dates (Fall 1996)

 

Kenny Lattimore

From The Soul of Man” North American Tour (Summer 1998-Fall 1998)

For You” North American Tour (Spring 1997-Fall 1997)

 

Charmaine Neville

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (April 2007)

 

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Revelations” Los Angeles performances (May 1998)

 

GIORGIA

Italian Dates (Spring 2006)

Unplugged Sessions” Italy Tour (Fall 2005)

 

Rin’

North American dates (Spring 2006)

XM Radio (May 2006)

Sirius Radio (May 2006)

 

TV PERFORMANCES:

Fleetwood Mac

American Music Awards (ABC)

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC)

The Today Show (NBC)

Dateline NBC (NBC)

Access Hollywood (NBC)

AOL 

VH-1 All Access: Fleetwood Mac (VH-1)

VH-1 Fleetwood Mac: Destiny Rules (VH-1)

Good Day Live (FOX)

Soundstage: Live In Boston (PBS)

Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve (ABC)

 

Bette Midler

The Showgirl Must Go On (HBO)

From the Big Apple To The Big Easy (Pay-Per-View)

The Oprah Winfrey Show (CBS)

The Today Show (NBC)

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC)

The View (ABC)

Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List (Bravo)

 

Whitney Houston

MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV)

MTV All Access: Whitney Houston (MTV)

Top Of The Pops (BBC)

VIVA (Germany)

Sopot Live (Poland; Live television broadcast)

Soul Train Lady Of Soul Awards (WGN)

The Bambi Awards (Germany)

 

Lionel Richie

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (CBS)

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC)

The Today Show (NBC)

Good Morning America (ABC)

Extra (NBC)

The Early Show (CBS)

The Wayne Brady Show (CBS)

Top of the Pops (BBC)

The Rosie O’Donnell Show (NBC)

 

Josh Groban

Good Morning America (ABC)

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting (NBC)

The Rachael Ray Show (CBS)

iTunes Live (Apple)

UStream Live (UStream)

Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)

The Today Show (NBC)

Live with Regis and Kelly (ABC)

Canada AM (CTV)

The Oprah Winfrey Show: “Oprah’s Farewell Spectacular Show” (CBS)

 

STEVIE WONDER

BET Block Party at the Apollo Theater (BET)

The Oprah Winfrey Show: “Oprah’s Farewell Spectacular Show” (CBS)

 

Aretha Franklin

The Oprah Winfrey Show: “Oprah’s Farewell Spectacular Show” (CBS)

The BET Honors (BET)

“Women of Soul: In Concert at the White House” (PBS)

 

BEYONCÉ

“Stevie Wonder- Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute” (CBS)

 

Lady Gaga

“Stevie Wonder- Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute” (CBS)

 

Willie Nelson

"Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert" (AMC)

 

Steven Tyler

"Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert" (AMC)

 

ARIANA GRANDE

“Women of Soul: In Concert at the White House” (PBS)

“Stevie Wonder- Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute” (CBS)

 

ANNIE LENNOX

“Stevie Wonder- Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute” (CBS)

 

Sheryl Crow

John Lennon 75th Birthday Celebration Concert (AMC)

 

STEVIE NICKS

SuperBowl XLI Pre-Game Show (FOX)

The Today Show (NBC)

 

Ed Sheeran

“Stevie Wonder- Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute” (CBS)

 

John Legend

“Stevie Wonder- Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute” (CBS)

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (CBS)

Showtime At The Apollo (FOX)

 

Pharrell

“Stevie Wonder- Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute” (CBS)

 

SHAKIRA

Ellen (2009)

 

USHER

The Oprah Winfrey Show: “Oprah’s Farewell Spectacular Show” (CBS)

 

Jennifer Hudson

The BET Honors (BET)

“Stevie Wonder- Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute” (CBS)

 

MARY J. BLIGE

BET Block Party at the Apollo Theater (BET)

 

Demi Lovato

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (CBS)

 

Ne-Yo

“Stevie Wonder- Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute” (CBS)

 

PATTI LABELLE

The Oprah Winfrey Show: “Oprah’s Farewell Spectacular Show” (CBS)

“Women of Soul: In Concert at the White House” (PBS)

 

SMOKEY ROBINSON

The BET Honors (BET)

 

Andra day

XQ Superschool Live - Live Telecast (ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC)

 

SAM MOORE

The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor (PBS)

 

BARRY MANILOW

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (CBS)

 

JAMIE FOXX

The Oprah Winfrey Show: “Oprah’s Farewell Spectacular Show” (CBS)

 

Peter Frampton

"Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert" (AMC)

 

Kris Kristofferson

"Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert" (AMC)

 

MELISSA ETHERIDGE

“Women of Soul: In Concert at the White House” (PBS)

 

CHAKA KHAN

Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards (WGN)

Showtime At The Apollo (FOX)

 

Jill Scott

“Women of Soul: In Concert at the White House” (PBS)

“Stevie Wonder- Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute” (CBS)

 

JANELLE MONÁE 

The BET Honors (BET)

“Women of Soul: In Concert at the White House” (PBS)

“Stevie Wonder- Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute” (CBS)

 

MEGHAN TRAINOR

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (CBS)

 

PUFF DADDY/P. DIDDY 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC)

VIBE (CBS)

The Keenan Ivory Wayans Show (FOX)

 

BRANDY

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC)

The View (ABC)

Access Hollywood (NBC)

The Rosie O’Donnell Show (NBC)

 

IGGY AZALEA

Late Show with David Letterman (CBS)

 

T.I.

Late Show with David Letterman (CBS)

 

Lil Wayne

American Music Awards 2014 (ABC)

 

Flo Rida

Showtime At The Apollo (FOX)

 

ashanti

Showtime At The Apollo (FOX)

 

ja rule

Showtime At The Apollo (FOX)

 

LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM

HDNet: Live at Bass Hall (HDNet)

Soundstage (PBS)

 

LUKE BRYAN

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (CBS)

 

Gary Clark, Jr.

“Stevie Wonder- Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute” (CBS)

 

ALOE BLACC

"Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert" (AMC)

 

ANDREA BOCELLI

“Stevie Wonder- Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute” (CBS)

 

THE BAND PERRY

“Stevie Wonder- Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute” (CBS)

 

Christina Milian

American Music Awards 2014 (ABC)

 

TAMAR BRAXTON

The BET Honors (BET)

 

En vogue

Showtime At The Apollo (FOX)

 

K-CI & Jojo

Showtime At The Apollo (FOX)

 

bel biv devoe

Showtime At The Apollo (FOX)

 

WAYNE BRADY

The BET Honors (BET)

 

The Backstreet Boys

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (CBS)

 

Angie Stone

Motown Live (FOX)

 

Lil’ Kim

The Keenan Ivory Wayans Show (FOX)

 

Faith Evans

VIBE (CBS)

 

Isaac Hayes

Comedy Central’s Hi-Fi Party (Comedy Central)

 

Teena Marie

Lou Rawls’ Parade of Stars Telethon 

 

Deniece Williams

Motown Live (FOX)

 

Karen Clark Sheard

The BET Honors (BET)

 

Cece Winans

Motown Live (FOX)

 

Tevin Campbell

Soul Train (WGN)

BET Planet Groove (BET)

 

Yolanda Adams

Motown Live (FOX)

 

The Emotions

Sinbad’s Summer Soul Jam (HBO)

 

THE BOYS CHOIR OF HARLEM

BET Block Party at the Apollo Theater (BET)

 

KRISTEN CHENOWETH

The Oprah Winfrey Show: “Oprah’s Farewell Spectacular Show” (CBS)

 

TESSANNE CHIN

“Women of Soul: In Concert at the White House” (PBS)

 

Kenny Lattimore

The View (1997)

Donny and Marie Show (1998)

Soul Train (WGN)

Lou Rawls’ Parade of Stars Telethon

BET Planet Groove (BET)

 

Utada Hikaru

MTV Unplugged (MTV)

Music Station (TV ASAHI)

 

Giorgia

2006 ParalympicWinter Games

Rai Uno (Italy) 

 

A.R. RAHMAN

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC)

The Oprah Winfrey Show (CBS)