Music Producer/Arranger/Keyboard Player // Date of Birth: March 1, 1968 in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan // Abe learned the piano from the age of 3 under the direction of his mother,who was a classical pianist. // Ever since, he has worked on many pieces as an arranger/sound producer for artists such as Takeshi Ito, Marine, ANRI, Kumiko, Kanji Ishimaru, Hirose Koumi, Watari Rouka Hashiritai, Arashi, Kinki Kids, Tacky & Tsubasa, etc. // He has also worked on theme songs for movies, played for musicals, TV &Radio jingles, Pops, Instrumental music - He works on multiple genres. // As a keyboard/pianist, he has played for artists such as Anri, Ryu, Satoshi // Ikeda, Komi Hirose and has joined the recordings for Kumi Koda, Anri etc. // He still actively gigs in live houses to this day. // In July of 2011, he served as the bandmaster for Hatsune Miku’s overseas live “MIKUNOPOLIS 2011,” which took place at the Nokia theater in the US. // In July of 2012, he worked on the music for the movie “SOUP ～Umarekawari no monogatari ～.” // In Octorber of 2012, he recorded his 3rd leader album “Walk Around” which featured guest musicians Brian Bromberg(Bass), Takeshi Ito(Saxophone & E-WI： from T-SQUARE), TakashiMasuzaki(Guitar ： from DIMENSION), etc. // Till this day, Abe is still actively gigging and taking part in live sessions of all sorts of genres.