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Ryuichiro TONOZUKA (Flugelhorn)


He started learning the piano at the age of 3.

he started playing the trumpet at the age of 12 when entered junior high school band.

After he entered the University in 1992, he was interested in JAZZ and started to play

Jazz music. He changed to the fluegelhorn from the trumpet in 1997,.

At that time, he was often featured on the newspaper, the specialized magazine  and TV.

broadcasting his documentary program on sky perfect TV in 2001 May,.


His first self produced album " SWEET HOME " was released in 2001 August.

His major debut was his release " RUSH TONE " from OMAGATOKI in 2003.

He started radio personality at Tokyo FM (music bird) from 2003 October.

“Swing Journal” magazine "53rd Japanese jazz men reader popularity poll 2003"

“trumpet section” 11 rank.

“Swing Journal” magazine "54th Japanese jazz men reader popularity poll 2004"

“trumpet section” 7 rank, “Album of the year” 11 rank, “combo section” 16 rank,

“composer arrangement section” 18 rank, “Jazzman of the year” 16 rank.

Released 3rd album "FOR LOVERS" from OMAGATOKI in 2004 November.

“Swing Journal” magazine "55th Japanese jazz men reader popularity poll 2005"

“trumpet section” 6 rank, “Album of the year” 14 rank, “combo section” 18 rank,

“composer arrangement section” 20 rank, “Jazzman of the year” 18 rank.


He moved in Boston in 2005 May.

He returned to Japan in 2006 August.