Jazz pianist, keyboardist and composer Satoshi Sugiyama
is one of the most promising upcoming artist. While growing up in Hamburg, Germany, Satoshi took his first classical piano lesson at age seven. He started studying jazz at age nineteen. In 2008, Satoshi won the second place prize in The Next Jazz Competition in Kobe among the young musicians from all over the country. Satoshi released his solo piano album in 2010, participated several studio projects as a sideman, had the opportunity to perform with Eddie Henderson and Paul Jackson.