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Ken Nagai
Ken Nagai was born November 8th, 1974 in Osaka, Japan. Ken started to play the electric guitar at the age of 15, and converted to play the electric bass at the age of 18. He entered in Conservatoire SHOBI in Tokyo at the age of 19 and studied music theory, improvisation, composition, harmony & playing Contrabass. At the same time, he started working in the studio works, and supporting many musicians in musicals, operas, and live sessions. In 2004 ,he formed his own band “TRAFFIC INFORMATION”. In 2009, TRAFFIC INFORMATION released the first album [Round 1], In 2012, released the second album [Round 2] from Universal Music Japan. All songs were composed and produced by himself. In 2017 he released two solo albums [Octo Bass] and [Green in Blue] from T-Toc Records in Japan. He performs not only in his band, but also plays solo performance with six, seven, eight, nine, eleven strings bass and piccolo bass. In addition, Mr. Nagai also teaches young musicians at various music colleges and his own studio. His target is to develop new possibilities of the electric bass.
© Conklin Guitars 2019
Ken Nagai
Ken Nagai was born November 8th, 1974 in Osaka, Japan. Ken started to play the electric guitar at the age of 15, and converted to play the electric bass at the age of 18. He entered in Conservatoire SHOBI in Tokyo at the age of 19 and studied music theory, improvisation, composition, harmony & playing Contrabass. At the same time, he started working in the studio works, and supporting many musicians in musicals, operas, and live sessions. In 2004 ,he formed his own band “TRAFFIC INFORMATION”. In 2009, TRAFFIC INFORMATION released the first album [Round 1], In 2012, released the second album [Round 2] from Universal Music Japan. All songs were composed and produced by himself. In 2017 he released two solo albums [Octo Bass] and [Green in Blue] from T-Toc Records in Japan. He performs not only in his band, but also plays solo performance with six, seven, eight, nine, eleven strings bass and piccolo bass. In addition, Mr. Nagai also teaches young musicians at various music colleges and his own studio. His target is to develop new possibilities of the electric bass.