2009年には、JINO と Jeff Miyahara が作・編曲した西野カナの楽曲『君に会いたくなるから』がアルバム『LOVE one.』からシングルカットされ、トータルで110万枚を越えるミリオンセラーとなった。
Born in Tokyo as a second son of trumpeter "Terumasa Hino (Japanese Jazz legend)" and moved to NY at the age of 7 with his family. After graduation of music high school, he had been playing with many musicians like "Jaco Pastorius", "Herbie Hancock", "Hiram Bullock(guitarist of The 24th Street Band)" as bassist.
On 2003, he transferred his acting field to Japan and debuted with releasing his own solo album "Wonder Land" and from then, kept supporting the live stage and recording of Japanese famous, various genre of artists like Misia, AI, Def-Tech, Kana Nishino, etc. Not only recording, he also compose and produce the album works and he is now the trusted Japanese top bassist supporting music activities from total directions.
On 2009, Kana Nishino's music work "Kimi ni aitaku narukara" which was composed and arranged by him and Jeff Miyahara was single cut from the album "LOVE one." and made the record of million seller (over 1.1million).
(Japanese profile was quoted from his official web site and translated by nowonmusic)