A composer-pianist based in Tokyo, Kanako Ode fascinates the audience with her jazz and rock infused music.  

She often collaborates with top artists in NY and offers the arrangement to internationally acclaimed musicians. Her previous collaborators include Fakhrul Razi in Brunei, Ben Kono, and David Smith in NY. 

A classically trained pianist, Kanako majored in music and childhood education at Tokyo Gakugei University.  

Upon her graduation, she was exposed to jazz and visited NY several times where she deepened her relationships with the city’s most celebrated jazz musicians.

Passionate about conserving the environment, she makes her contributions to the field by writing music for a cause related to environmental issues.