Born in Tokyo, Japan 1986. Yuto Kanazawa is a jazz guitarist and composer graduated from Berklee College of Music. Kanazawa grew up in Tokyo and Fukushima, also studied at Koyo Conservatory Kobe, before moving to the United States.
Kanazawa released his first album “Earthwards” from Interrobang Records featuring four young jazz phenoms from all around the world as well as Grammy award-winning vocalist Kurt Elling on the album’s final track “Truth & the Abstract Blues”, which was chosen for the 1st place of International Songwriting Competition 2013 in Jazz category.
Kanazawa is currently based in NY, performing around the city. Also he had recently joined for New York Jazz Workshop as the youngest faculty.