Graduated Magma Cum Laude in Performance Major from Berklee College of Music. Shinichi is an Assistant Professor at the Piano Department of Berklee Collefe of Music in Boston, MA and has toured throughout the U.S. and Canada with Greg Piccolo & Heavy Juice as a keyboardist and a musical director, appeared at major music festivals and clubs, including 2005 W.C. Handy Award. He worked for the musical, RENT and has also performed and/or recorded with Jaimoe from The Allman Brothers Band, Jay Geils, Sam Butera’s The Wildest, Marty Allen, Tommy Tune, Jean Carne, Jody Williams, Jerry Portnoy, Joe Beard, Ronnie Earl, Duke Robillard, Michelle Willson and many others. He opened for Robert Cray, Dr. John, Al Martino, The Sun Ra Arkestra, and Johnny Winter. He has released 7 of his own albums at Apple Music, iTunes and Amazon and “Orifice” was selected for 2012 Musical Top Ten (ranked #6) by the Boston-based music magazine, “The Noise”. He plays piano, Hammond organ and keyboards.