Born: June 20, 1973
Drummer/composer Yutaka Uchida was born in Tokyo and currently resides in New York City. As a versatile and creative drummer, he has performed with numerous artists from different genres in New York. He has also toured internationally with many artists such as Phishbacher, Nobuki Takamen, Love etc. and Tatsu Kisaragi. He was awarded grants twice from Council on Arts and Humanities for Staten Island for his original works and successfully held concerts at Greenbelt Nature Center. His CD “Living Together” features 10 original tunes of his, displaying his talent not only as a drummer but also as a composer, a music director and a producer...
This record will make a jazz lover of anyone who listens to it. Five out of five stars!” Roger-Z - The Working Musician
When you have a combination of engaging new material, excellent musicianship and a gifted leader at the helm, one can be assured of having a successful musical voyage. Edward Blanco - eJazzNews - CD Living Together Review
Yutaka Uchida's Living Together is an impressive debut and memorable modern jazz journey. Edward Blanco - eJazzNews - CD Living Together Review
...it is easily one of the top outings of the year. Glenn Astarita - All About Jazz - CD Living Together Review
This is a standout effort that communicates the total package, and it would be a crime for this sparkling gem to go unnoticed. Glenn Astarita - All About Jazz - CD Living Together Review
Willing to teachAdvanced students only.