Mikiko with her composition teacher Hummie Mann, a two-time Emmy winner/film composer, in his studio in Seattle
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.
King Records' catalog also includes: jazz ( Paddle Wheel label) with stars such as Kenny Burrel and Art Brakey, classical with Akira Ifukube (Godzilla's music) and Glenn Gould, and game division with Neon Genesis Evangelion.
A picture photo from Rita Coolidge, with her hearty message to Mikiko.
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.
Photo with her audience at Bunkyo Civic Hall after her joint concert
Mikiko is also an author and novelist