Kazuki Tokaji is a passionate musician from as early as the age of seven. He is not just a musician but a mood changer, his energetic performances will drive you through him listening to him again and again. He has got that precious art in his hands that one can’t goes without praising him.
Born in Japan in 1995. He Started playing guitar when he was seven years old. Professional Lead & Rhythm Guitarist specializing in pop, rock, and metal. Award-winning guitarist with over 17 years of playing guitar. Early influenced by MR.BIG, Dream Theater, Skid Row and Kazuya Yoshii. 2017 Sep started to study at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood. As a student, he performed with famous musicians including Steve Vai, Marty Friedman, Julia Lage, Hedras Ramos, Tim Piece and Masaya Muro. Toured as a solo artist and made appearances on Japanese TV & Radio. Kazuki is a guest at various Los Angeles events such as The Sunset Jam, & Ultimate Jam Night.
Discovering the indisputable love for music and rock and roll in his teen age, however, majored in Science and Technology because he was fascinated by science where he hoped would serve him well after college. As he continued his journey of studying Science and Technology his musical gravity grew at a higher pace and attracted him more and more just like in the black hole which caused him to perform in bands while he was in College.
In an interview he said, “When I was 11 years old, my mom told me ‘Quit guitar’ because my guitar skill was not good, and she thought I cannot be a professional guitarist. We were fighting a lot, and finally, she broke all my guitars.”
But only white American Standard Stratocaster survived. After that, I practiced for 8 hours every day. Today, I’m still playing that white American Stratocaster.
Now he is a session guitarist, demonstrator, guitar teacher. He plays guitar for a singer, band, Music Festival & event. He is an endorser for GHS strings company & Hughes & Kettner, Anatomy of Sound.
McBay, the manager and sponsor of the bands was highly impressed by his energetic performances and was out of words for praising him, “Kazuki Tokaji is a super talented guitar virtuoso who is equally as strong performing live onstage as in the recording studio,” said bassist McBay. “He is an extremely reliable, highly energetic, social media savvy professional who absolutely has the drive, focus and determination needed to succeed in this highly competitive music industry. As a long time, manager and sponsor of bands and musicians in L.A. for over 30 years I am very proud to work with this gifted and deserving virtuoso guitarist”