Taku Hirano

Try And Keep Up. ™

PERFORMANCES (BY GENRE):

ROCK:                          

Fleetwood Mac, Steven Tyler, John Mayer, Willie Nelson, Stevie Nicks, Sheryl Crow, Don Henley, Melissa Etheridge, John Fogerty, Peter Frampton, Gary Clark Jr., Jason Mraz, Lindsey Buckingham, Kenny Loggins, Kris Kristofferson, Warren Haynes, Dave Stewart, Lisa Loeb, Vanessa Carlton, Brittany Howard (Alabama Shakes), Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine), Pat Monahan (Train), Brandon Flowers (The Killers)

POP:                           

Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Annie Lennox, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Meghan Trainor, Nelly Furtado, JoJo, Bette Midler, Josh Groban, Lionel Richie, Barry Manilow, The Backstreet Boys, Kristin Chenoweth, Wayne Brady, Tessanne Chin (The Voice), Jackie Evancho, Leigh Nash (Sixpence None the Richer)

R&B / SOUL:                  

Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Smokey Robinson, Patti LaBelle, Chaka Khan, Jennifer Hudson, Andra Day, Babyface, Isaac Hayes, Charlie Wilson, Sam Moore, The Temptations, En Vogue, The Emotions, Teena Marie, Oleta Adams, Vesta, Patrice Rushen, Deniece Williams, Aloe Blacc, Kenny Lattimore, Tevin Campbell

R&B / HIP HOP:                       

Usher, Pharrell Williams, Jamie Foxx, Mary J. Blige, John Legend, Ne-Yo, Jill Scott, Janelle Monáe, CeeLo Green, Tyrese, Christina Milian, India.Arie, Wyclef Jean, Raphael Saadiq, Brandy, Faith Evans, K-Ci & JoJo, Bel Biv Devoe, Keke Palmer, Monica, Angie Stone, Tamar Braxton, Ashanti, Dawn Robinson, Lucy Pearl, V. Bozeman (Empire), Wé McDonald (The Voice)

 

FUNK / NEW ORLEANS

The Neville Brothers, Dr. John, Dumpstaphunk, Trombone Shorty, Galactic, Dr. Klaw, Jon Batiste and Stay Human

 

RAP:                           

Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, Nas, Kanye West, Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs, Lil Wayne, Foxy Brown, Iggy Azalea, Flo Rida, T.I., Ja Rule, Kurupt, Nate Dogg, Lil’ Kim, Biz Markie, Naughty By Nature, Big Daddy Kane, Chubb Rock, Rob Base, Coolio, Ali Shaheed Muhammad (A Tribe Called Quest), The Lox, Ma$e, Umar Bin Hassan (Last Poets) 

JAZZ / FUSION / Jazz-Pop:               

Gary Burton, Joe Zawinul, George Duke, David Liebman, Jonathan Butler, Tom Scott, Rick Braun, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Bobby Lyle, Mike Phillips, Mindi Abair, Keyon Harrold, Marilyn Scott, Bennie Maupin, Tiger Okoshi, Jessy J

GOSPEL:                       

Yolanda Adams, Karen Clark Sheard, BeBe Winans, CeCe Winans, Harlem Gospel Choir, Soweto Gospel Choir, Brent Jones & The TP Mobb

COUNTRY:                    

LeAnn Rimes, Travis Tritt, Chris StapletonEric Church, Luke Bryan, The Band Perry, Jamey Johnson

LATIN (POP, LATIN-JAZZ, AFRO-CUBAN):                         

Shakira, Juanes, Sheila E., Giovanni Hidalgo, Jose Luis “Changuito” Quintana, Cecilia Noël

REGGAE:                      

Ziggy Marley

 

INTERNATIONAL (POP, BOLLYWOOD, J-POP, K-POP, NEW AGE):             

A.R. Rahman (India), Utada Hikaru (Japan), Kitaro (Japan), Giorgia (Italy), U-Know Yunho (South Korea), Emmanuel Jal (Sudan), Naveen Kumar (India), Amanda Marshall (Canada), Chantal Kreviazuk (Canada), Rin’ (Japan), Conrytrmo (Sweden), Mélanie Laurent (France) 

ELECTRONIC:                  

Tao of Sound, Chromeo, Carmen Rizzo

 

CLASSICAL:                    

Andrea Bocelli, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Boys Choir of Harlem, The Ahn Trio, The National Symphony Orchestra (Directed by Marvin Hamlisch)

 

 THEATRICAL:                 

Cirque du Soleil, The Alvin Ailey American Dance Company