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Mikiko with  her composition teacher Hummie Mann, a two-time Emmy winner/film composer, in his studio in Seattle


 

Her solo piano album "Elegy In Violet" was released from Centaur Records on September.2019. It hit over 650.000 all-time plays on music streaming all over the world. She also showcase performances sometimes with her band "Powdered Sugar" in New York City.


In Japan, Mikiko was  arranger and keyboardist to a new wave band S-KEN (Japanese Wikipedia). As a member of this band, she recorded an album "Gang Busters" for a major record company  King Records,  known for its top artists such as world-famous  AKB48.  

 

The producer of this album Haruomi Hosono is a member of Yellow Magic Orchestra, which has world-wide hits. 

Wikipedia-Haruomi Hosono 

Wikipedia-Yellow Magic Orchestra

 

 

Mikiko's photo/credits (as her maiden name Mikiko Kodama) with well-known top artists including  Haruomi Hosono, Mute Beat, and Kazutoki Umezu on the brochure of her group's album "Gang Busters"

 

 


In addition, Mikiko was a concert producer to artists visiting Japan from U. S., such as Rita Coolidge, The Lettermen and The Mamas & Papas , as well as to Japanese top artists including Eiko Shuri.

 

A picture photo from Rita Coolidge, with her hearty message to Mikiko.

 


Since 2010, Mikiko belongs to a classical music agency Oikawa Ongakujimusho in Tokyo as a composer/pianist.

 

Mikiko performs at famous venues such as Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall and Bunkyo Civic Hall, whose performers are the celebrities from all over the world.   

Japanese Wikipedia-Tokyo Operacity Recital Hall

Japanese Wikipedia-Bunkyo Civic Hall

Tokyo Opera CIty Concert/Recital Hall

 

 Photo with her audience at Bunkyo Civic Hall after her joint concert 

 


Mikiko is also an author and novelist
In U.S., Mikiko is the winner of a literary contest The Asylum 2016.  Her fantasy short stories were featured on literary websites and blogs such as Rebelle Society, with 250.000 followers.
"Lonely Holiday Insurance" ~A romantic comedy

 

In Japan, Mikiko was a newsletter/website writer for best-selling author Naruhito Fujita's project Ren-ai Kagaku Kenkyujo, a LOVE/DATING/WELLNESS consulting laboratory .
Photo: With her ex-colleague writer Kayo Aramaki (left), who is the present Chief and media commentator to major TV/radio/magazines in Japan. (4/29/2019)